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.


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



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




Information about Finnish medical and nursing articles, books, theses and reports.
Access: library computers – Medic



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 – 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
Access: library computers

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