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Kuva: Volker von Bonin, Helsingin kaupunginmuseo.

National Digital Library is a project which aims to ensure that electronic materials of Finnish culture and science are managed with a high standard, are easily accessed and securely preserved well into the future. It is one of the key electronic research and culture infrastructures currently under construction in Finland.

Participating archives, libraries and museums collaborate on saving our national heritage in a digital format to make it available for all.

Latest news

12.1.2017 Users satisfied with Finna search services

7.11.2016 The National Digital Library has published its specifications also in English. >> Read more

20.6.2016 Promoting reading in the digital environment -report has been published. It is a report of the working group of EU member states´experts on promoting reaging in the digital environment under the open methed of cordination (OMC). Full report and executive summary (on the EUBookshop site). 

3.2.2016 to open access to a record-breaking amount of Finnish cultural data

28.11.2014 A Checklist for Museum Collections Management Policy has been published in English by National Board of Antiquities and Museum 2015 Project. The document is a practical checklist for cultural-historical and art museums concerning issues and details to be considered when preparing a Collections Management Policy for a museum.

27.10.2014 The National Digital Library has published the standard portfolio of the project in English. The portfolio defines the standards applied to the enterprise architecture of the National Digital Library.

15.10.2013 National Library of Finland newsletter: Finna brings together the treasures of Finnish archives, libraries and museums. >>Read more

14.8.2013 The National Library of Finland Bulletin 2013 has been released. One of the magazine's main themes is the fresh Finna interface of the National Digital Library.