eLibrary in Kainuu and North Ostrobothnia

E-books

Ellibs

E-books and e-audiobooks mainly in Finnish. To borrow e-books, you need your library card number and PIN.
 

Biblio

E-books and e-audiobooks mainly in Finnish. To borrow e-books, you need your library card number and PIN.
 

OverDrive

E-books and e-audiobooks mainly in English. To borrow e-books, you need your library card number and PIN.  

E-magazines and Newspapers

eMagz

Digital editions of Finnish magazines. Accessible on library public computers and through library Wi-Fi.

Outside the library, log in with your library card number and PIN using this link
Fewer magazines are available through remote use than when accessing the eMagz service through the library Wi-Fi or customer computers.
 

ePress 

Digital editions of Finnish newspapers. Accessible on library public computers and through library Wi-Fi.
 

PressReader

Newspapers and magazines from 150 countries and in more than 60 languages. Accessible on library public computers without logging in and through library Wi-Fi.

Outside the library, log in with your library card number and PIN with following links depending on your library:
OUTI Libraries
Kainet Libraries
Kiri Libraries
Reisjärvi Library
Sotkamo Library
Tiekkö Libraries  

Music and Movies

Rockway


Finnish online service for music teaching. Lessons for several instruments and singing.
You will need your library card number to borrow items.
 

Naxos Music Library

Classical music online service. More than 141,000 CD-length recordings. Log in with your library card number.
 

Naxos Music Library Jazz

Jazz music online service. More than 17,000 CD-length recordings. Log in with your library card number.
 

Naxos Video Library

Video service with music content. Documentaries, concert recordings, etc. Log in with your library card number.
 

Viddla

Movie streaming service. Finnish and international films. To watch a movie, you need your library card number and PIN.  

 

Other Online Materials

 

Arto
Reference database of Finnish series and magazine articles.
 

Biografiasampo
National online biography collection. Approximately 13,000 Finnish biographies with links to external materials. Available only in Finnish.
 

Doria
A multi-institutional repository maintained by the National Library of Finland, containing e.g. articles, theses and final papers, books and reports, pictures, sound recordings, and videos.
 

EEBO Early English Books Online
English literature from 1473 to 1700. Accessible on library public computers.
 

Elektra
Scientific articles and history-related doctoral theses since 1996. Publication reference data available for browsing and the material accessible in the library.
 

Finna.fi
Treasures from Finnish archives, libraries and museums, all in one search.
 

Fono.fi
Online search for the record collection of the Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE. Available only in Finnish.
 

Helmi
Gems of the National Library of Finland: books, ephemera, maps, sheet music, pictures and manuscripts.
 

Journal.fi
Finnish scientific magazines.
 

Kaino
Classics of Finnish literature from 1880s to 1930s. Available only in Finnish.
 

National Audiovisual Institute
Watch Finnish movies online for free. Also history of Finnish film industry in the form of classics, rare films, stills, trailers and information of filming locations.
 

The National Library of Finland digital collections
Historical material digitized by the National Library of Finland: newspapers, journals and periodicals, books as well as ephemera.
 

The National Library of Finland classics collection
Free e-book collection of classic works of Finnish literature.
 

KirjastoVirma
North Ostrobothnian culture, local history and knowledge of traditions. Available only in Finnish.
 

LibriVox
Collection of audio books mainly in English.
 

Nimisampo
Online service of Finnish location names for both researchers and general public to access. Available only in Finnish.
 

Die Onleihe
A free-for-all service provided by the Goethe-Institut (German cultural institute). The service includes e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines and newspapers and films. All residents living permanently in Finland can access the service for free by registering with their email address.
 

Northern Music
Oulu-based composers and choirs and contemporary history of Oulu region rock, jazz and easy listening music. Available only in Finnish.
 

Northern Literature
Literature and literature history of Northern Finland with focus on genre studies. Available only in Finnish.
 

Project Gutenberg
Royalty-free old literature as e-books: Finnish and international classics.
 

Projekti Lönnrot
Finnish literature in Finnish and Swedish and international classics in Finnish. Available only in Finnish.
 

RedFox Dictionary
A multilingual dictionary which operates in 41 languages, including both general and specialised language dictionaries.
 

Veikko Juntunen music
Veikko Juntunen Music is an online sheet music library founded by composer and lyricist Veikko Juntunen and Oulu City Library, containing Veikko Juntunen’s music notes for over 700 compositions in pdf format. Music notes are freely available for private use. For public use, Teosto licence is required.
 

Viola
Who composed the original version? Who translated it into Finnish? Have the music notes of a particular song been published in Finland? National Discography of Finland and National Bibliography of sheet music, Viola, answer your questions.
 

Digital materials by public libraries
Material digitized by public libraries: local knowledge and special collections. Available only in Finnish.