Access to digitized newspaper and journal collections via OAI-PMH.

Covers datasets

Contains metadata of digitized materials of National Library of Finland. Via metadata you get links to download the contents.


The sets of OAI-PMH corresponds to collection within Digi.  The collection id visible on the web page corresponds to the set in OAI-PMH. 

All available sets: https://digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi/interfaces/OAI-PMH?verb=ListSets 


Newspaper set published until 31.12.1910  (col-401 endpoint). 

Newspaper set published until 31.12.1918  (col-661 endpoint). 

The Swedish Era Literature (col-381 endpoint). 


API standards
OAI-PMH
Metadata standards

Dublin Core

QDC_Finna

Marc21 (for books)

Access control
Not restricted, metadata is freely available

Access documentation

https://wiki.helsinki.fi/display/Comhis/Interfaces+of+digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi#Interfacesofdigi.kansalliskirjasto.fi-OAI-PMH

Terms of use  (in Finnish).
Endpoint: https://digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi/interfaces/OAI-PMH?verb=Identify
Example query: https://digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi/interfaces/OAI-PMH?verb=ListRecords&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&set=sanomalehti&from=2017-04-22

Contact information
kk-tutkimuspalvelut@helsinki.fi
External information
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