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Library Reference and Information Services

Ask us when you need information about folklore or literature.

Our information specialists are happy to help you find information and information sources on

  • folklore and cultural research, as well as
  • Finnish literature and literary research.

We search for information in our collections and use available databases and search services. When needed, we will answer your questions together with the SKS Archives and other SKS departments. We can also give you advice if you want to search for information on your own.

How can we help?


Do you need help with searching for information or finding materials about folklore, oral history, Finnish literature or cultural history?

Ask SKS is an information service which is run jointly by the archive and the library. You will get the best answer when you formulate your questions clearly and tell what purpose you are looking for information and what materials you have already found.

As a rule, our information service is free of charge.

You will receive a response to the e-mail address you provided within approximately one week.

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+358 201 131 272

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