As a customer at Turku City Library, you can use the following e-resources at the library (either on the library’s computers or on a device that has been connected to the library’s wi-fi).
You can access most of these resources you can access outside the library although some of the following resources you can access only when you’re using the library’s computers or when you’re connected to the library’s wi-fi.
E-resources to be used in the library
National Biography of Finland
An online collection of over one hundred Finnish biographies.
A Swedish encyclopedia online. Includes articles, dictionaries and the country info package Världens länder. Nationalencyklopedin can also be used at home. Login to Nationalencyklopedin here.
Building information online service (in Finnish)
A versatile site about construction information.
Finnish multidisciplinary annual.
Lots of popular Finnish magazines. Only available in the library.
E-resources to be used in and outside of the library
(all Vaski libraries)
Fiction in Finnish and Swedish for all ages. Non-fiction in English.
Books mainly in English, but also a smaller collection of fiction in Swedish and Finnish.
Naxos Spoken Word
Listen to audiobooks online in English, French or German.
Turun Sanomat and dozens of other Finnish newspapers. Only available in the library.
A selection of 33 Finnish magazines - read anytime and anywhere!
Thousands of newspapers and magazines from approximately 100 different countries and in 60 languages.
A regional magazine covering Turku-related issues, volumes 1959-1979 are digitized.
Naxos Music Library
A vast collection of art music.
Naxos Music Library Jazz
A treasury of jazz music.
Naxos Music Library World
A wide range of World music, from legendary historical musical performances to contemporary world music.
Naxos Video Library
Performances of art music: concerts, operas, ballets and documentaries.
Singing and musical instrument lessons in Finnish.
Online language courses for learning the basics or improving language skills.