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E-books and e-audiobooks

Biblio: e-books and e-audiobooks in Finnish

Ellibs: e-books and e-audiobooks in Finnish

OverDrive: e-books and e-audiobooks mainly in English

You need your library card number and PIN to borrow e-books.

E-magazines and Newspapers

E-magazines and newspapers in Finnish

ePress: newspapers in Finnish, in libraries

eMagz: magazines in Finnish, in libraries and remote access

You need your library card number and PIN for remote access.

E-magazines and newspapers in other languages

PressReader: e-magazines and newspapers from all over the world, in libraries and remote access

Outside the library, log in with your library card number and PIN using the link of your library. You need your library card number and PIN for remote access.


Rockway: Finnish online service for learning music and techniques

Naxos Music Library: classical music online service

Naxos Music Library Jazz: jazz music online service

You need your library card number and PIN for remote access.

Videos and movies

Viddla: movie streaming service

Naxos Video Library: video service with music content, documentaries, concerts, ballet, etc.

For remote access, you need your library card number and PIN.


Other Online Materials


Reference database of Finnish series and magazine articles.

National online biography collection. Approximately 13,000 Finnish biographies with links to external materials. Available only in Finnish.

Celia produces and distributes literature in accessible formats. Ask your library for more information about a Celia membership.

A multi-institutional repository maintained by the National Library of Finland, containing e.g. articles, theses and final papers, books and reports, pictures, sound recordings, and videos.

EEBO Early English Books Online
English literature from 1473 to 1700. Accessible on library public computers.

Scientific articles and history-related doctoral theses since 1996. Publication reference data available for browsing and the material accessible in the library.

Treasures from Finnish archives, libraries and museums, all in one search.

Online search for the record collection of the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE. Available only in Finnish.

Gems of the National Library of Finland: books, ephemera, maps, sheet music, pictures and manuscripts.

Finnish scientific magazines.

Classics of Finnish literature from 1880s to 1930s. Available only in Finnish.

National Audiovisual Institute
Watch Finnish movies online for free. Also history of Finnish film industry in the form of classics, rare films, stills, trailers and information of filming locations.

The National Library of Finland digital collections
Historical material digitized by the National Library of Finland: newspapers, journals and periodicals, books as well as ephemera.

The National Library of Finland classics collection
Free e-book collection of classic works of Finnish literature.

North Ostrobothnian culture, local history and knowledge of traditions. Available only in Finnish.

Collection of audio books mainly in English.

Online service of Finnish location names for both researchers and general public to access. Available only in Finnish.

Die Onleihe
A free-for-all service provided by the Goethe-Institut (German cultural institute). The service includes e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and newspapers and films. All residents living permanently in Finland can access the service for free by registering with their email address.

Northern Music
Oulu-based composers and choirs and contemporary history of Oulu region rock, jazz and easy listening music. Available only in Finnish.

Northern Literature
Literature and literature history of Northern Finland with focus on genre studies. Available only in Finnish.

Project Gutenberg
Royalty-free old literature as e-books: Finnish and international classics.

Projekti Lönnrot
Finnish literature in Finnish and Swedish and international classics in Finnish. Available only in Finnish.

RedFox Dictionary
A multilingual dictionary which operates in 41 languages, including both general and specialised language dictionaries.

Veikko Juntunen music
Veikko Juntunen Music is an online sheet music library founded by composer and lyricist Veikko Juntunen and Oulu City Library, containing Veikko Juntunen’s music notes for over 700 compositions in pdf format. Music notes are freely available for private use. For public use, Teosto licence is required.

Who composed the original version? Who translated it into Finnish? Have the music notes of a particular song been published in Finland? National Discography of Finland and National Bibliography of sheet music, Viola, answer your questions.

Digital materials by public libraries
Material digitized by public libraries: local knowledge and special collections. Available only in Finnish.