Material providers

Hundreds of Finnish archives, libraries, museums and other organisations have offered their cultural and scientific treasures to be found in Finna.

Read the list below on providers of material.

What do the icons in the list mean?

Find further information about the provider of the material, such as information about services, material and service desks.

See the material of this organisation at


Public libraries

You can find the material of several public libraries through a single search on Participating libraries provide books, periodicals, recordings, films and many other types of material for loan, either on-site or in a digital format. For example, many libraries offer the opportunity to make reservations and renew loans directly on

Public libraries material on

University libraries

University libraries, including university of applied sciences libraries, provide research literature, articles and theses directly online or for loan on-site. Some university libraries offer an opportunity to make reservations and renew loans directly on

University libraries material on

Special libraries

As suggested by their name, special libraries specialise in a specific topic. These can be a libraries in connection with associations, companies or other organisations. The material of special libraries contains literature, research, objects or pictures focusing on a specific area of study.

Material of special libraries on


The participating archival organisations have made openly accessible online resources available for search. If Finna cannot provide direct access to the resource, it can usually be studied on-site at the archive’s facilities.

Archives material on


Through Finna, you can access objects, images, works of art and many other types of material that would otherwise only be available on a visit to the museum. You can add museum material to your lists of favourites and download images for yourself if this is permitted by the copyright.

Museums material on

Other material providers

Other organisations’ material on

Finna includes research institutes and other actors that provide Finnish publication archive materials and who bring scientific publications or materials on a specific topic to Finna.

Educational resource

Research institute