What is the next technological revolution… that will override all other revolutions?
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The grand opening celebration of the National Library after its five-year renovation was held on the first of March 2016. The spouse of President Sauli Niinistö, Mrs Jenni Haukio, opened the Library to the public and gave a touching speech. This is Mrs Haukio’s speech in its entirety as well as some photos from the celebration.
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In 2016, the National Library of Finland will carry out the Digitisation Project of Minority Languages funded by a grant from the Kone Foundation.
By Jussi-Pekka Hakkarainen
The Aviisi project makes digitised copyrighted newspapers available more extensively than required by current legislation.
By Pirjo Karppinen
Providing qualitative understanding of historical phenomena and developing generic research methodologies with the help of digitised newspapers.
By Mikko Tolonen
June 2016 marks the centennial of the birth of Finnish philosopher Georg Henrik von Wright (1916−2003).
By Risto Vilkko
Finna.fi, a service offering diverse material from Finnish archives, libraries and museums, published its API, api.finna.fi, in February 2016.
By Timo Laine, Maria Virtanen
The European Commission has a long tradition of supporting the creation of shared information services.
By Juha Hakala
Did the Hakkapeliitta pillage the Strahov Monastery Library in Prague in 1648?
By Mika Hakkarainen
Change through digital services and openness – National Library services open to all.
By Dorrit Gustafsson
OTHER LIBRARY NEWS
Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen joins EU’s Open Science Policy Platform
Sibelius’ manuscripts to the National Library
Estate of Toini and Heikki Suomalainen donate Cosmographie from 1652 to the National Library