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


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


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 



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



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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