A large collection of newspapers and their older volumes can be found in the Library's newspaper collection. It is located on the City centre campus, floor 0 of the Main building, along with the Newspaper Reading Room. The collection includes the most important domestic daily newspapers.
The collection is closed to customers and the newspapers must be ordered separately. The ordered newspapers are brought for reading to the Newspaper Reading Room located above the collection, where newspapers can be studied freely in accordance with the opening hours of the building. Newspapers may not be taken out of the reading room.
The most prestigious magazines in the collection include: Aamulehti, Helsingin Sanomat, Turun Sanomat, Ilta-Sanomat and Iltalehti. A few newspapers are in the collection from the beginning of the 20th century to this day.
The journals are ordered via the a web form or with a paper order form that is left in the reading room, or just by calling the customer service. The customer servant is present three days a week, Monday afternoons (12-15), and Wednesday and Friday mornings (9-12).
In the reading room there are two microfilm readers in addition to the copier, one of which is capable of scanning articles from microfilm to computer. From a computer, scans can either be printed or stored on a usb memory stick. If user guidance is needed for the copier and the microfilm equipment, please ask the customer servant during service hours.
The newspaper collection currently has an ongoing subscription to the following newspapers: Aamulehti, Demokraatti, Financial Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Helsingin Sanomat, Hämeen Sanomat, Ilkka, Kansan Uutiset, Kaleva, Karjalainen, Keskisuomalainen, Kymen Sanomat, Lapin kansa, Maaseudun Tulevaisuus, Nykypäivä, Pohjalainen, Savon Sanomat, Suomenmaa, Tamperelainen, Tekniikka & Talous, Turun Sanomat. These newspapers are received and added to the collection by months, or half a month folders, depending on the thickness of the paper.