The University of Helsinki Library is located in the center of Helsinki. There are nearly 2.7 million books and periodicals and almost the same amount of special materials, such as manuscripts, maps, printed music scores, posters, and temporary publications.
The library is in the center of the city, near the central railway station, and the subway is more straight outlet next to it. The whole building is not prominent, the building will be very dark colors, and the walk is not noticed.
The white staircase inside is ethereal and beautiful, it is a palace of dreams!
The old library of the University of Helsinki must be visited by appointment. Its interior is classical and solemn, and it contains many rare and rare ancient books. It is open to students in the school, you can borrow and study by yourself, and you can feel the academic solemn breath when you walk in. The new library is located in a modern building. The interior is decorated in pure white, which is very simple, bright and clean. The new library has a more artistic atmosphere, and there are many student works exhibition areas on the ground floor, and the overall layout is more open.
The University of Helsinki Library has nearly 2.7 million books and periodicals and almost the same amount of special materials, such as manuscripts, maps, printed music scores, posters, and temporary publications. Today, the National Library pays more and more attention to the collection and cataloging of electronic publications. The Finnish Academic Libraries have an integrated system, which allows them to exchange collections and provide services. It is also getting easier to use collections of other countries on the Internet. The additional funds of the Ministry of Education enable them to better purchase electronic journals and provide joint reference services, which can cost-effectively purchase materials for research work in the information society. The library is preparing for long-term preservation of the submitted copies of electronic publications so that these publications will be available online for long-term national use.
The total area of the library is relatively large, and there are many kinds of books.