Kirjaston kortistolaatikosto


Helmet Libraries offer their customers the following databases. Some of them can only be used in the libraries of a specific city. Check the access details below. See also useful links to other websites.


Article databases

Ebsco Masterfile Elite

Full text articles and article summaries from newspapers and magazines in English.
Remote access: Articles tab in the Helmet search
Access: library computers – Ebsco in Espoo, Ebsco in Helsinki, Ebsco in Kauniainen, Ebsco in Vantaa


Articles from Finnish scientific journals.
Access: Elektra on library computers in Helsinki

HS Aikakone

Digitized versions of Helsingin Sanomat newspapers from 1889 to 1997. More information about Aikakone and instructions for logging in (in Finnish).
Access: library computers in Espoo, Helsinki and Vantaa – HS Aikakone



RT Building Information Files

The RT and LVI building information files.
Access: RT on library computers in Vantaa


Encyclopedias and dictionaries

National Biography of Finland

Biographical articles of over 100 Finns. The Finnish version has c. 6,500 articles.
Access: library computers – National Biography of Finland


An encyclopedia in Swedish.
Remote access: remote access to NE using this link
Access: library computers - Nationalencyklopedin

NetMOT dictionaries

High-quality dictionaries in several languages (e.g. English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French, Spanish and Estonian).
Access: library computers – MOT in Espoo, MOT in Helsinki, MOT in Kauniainen



Contemporary Authors

Information about c. 150,000 international and American writers and journalists.
Remote access: Articles tab in the Helmet search
Access: library computers – CA in Espoo, CA in Helsinki, CA in Kauniainen, CA in Vantaa

ECCO - Eighteenth Century Collection Online

Digitized literature in English from the 18th century.
Access: library computers – ECCO in Espoo, ECCO in Helsinki, ECCO in Kauniainen, ECCO in Vantaa

EEBO - Early English Books Online

Digitized literature in English from 1473 to 1700.
Access: library computers – EEBO



Oxford Music Online

An English-language encyclopedia of music.
Access: library computers in Helsinki – Oxford Music Online

Naxos Music Library

A web service and databank of classical music.
Remote access: log in using your library card number on Naxos' home page, using Naxos on an app

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