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Specialist monetary library open to the general public
The Bank of Finland Library is open to anyone looking for information on monetary policy, financial markets or the roles of the Bank of Finland and the European Central Bank. The right to use the Library requires registration. To become registered, fill in the form below and take it to the Library at Rauhankatu 19, Helsinki. The Library is open Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 3.30 p.m. Entrance via the side door (Rauhankatu 19 B) nearest to the National Archives.
The collections of the Library can be searched on the Bank's website. See also the
list of periodicals
available from the Library. Not all publications can be borrowed; some are for reference only and can be copied from in the Library facilities. This applies for instance to periodicals, statistical data, books of reference, books in the BOFIT collection and annual reports. The Library also provides inter-library loan services (
see the list of charges
The Bank of Finland Library's collections specialise in literature in the fields of monetary and foreign exchange policy, banking and financial markets as well as general literature on the monetary economy. The Library also houses, for example, the following special collections:
Publications of the Bank of Finland, the European Central Bank and its predecessor, the European Monetary Institute, in Finnish, English and Swedish.
Publications of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since the 1940s.
Finnish banks' annual reports from the 19th century to present days.
Annual reports, as well as statistical and research publications, from the central banks of the euro area and major industrial countries.
Statistical publications of the League of Nations from the 1920s–1940s.
The BOFIT collection (collection of the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition) dates back to the 1980s. The BOFIT collection specialises in research literature on transition, monetary economy, banking system and international economic relations of Russia and China. If you are interested in having access to the BOFIT collection, please contact the Institute's information specialist
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Bank of Finland Library
P.O. Box 160
Tel. +358 10 831 2661
Fax +358 10 831 2952
Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 3.30 p.m.
Closed on Maundy Thursday, New Year's Eve and on July
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Phone +358 10 8311
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