Open data

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Open data glossary

Helsinki University Library API Catalog

Helka API

Helka endpoint returns information about printed material in Helka library catalog.

Navigator API

Navigator endpoint returns information about resources in Navigator e-library.

Open Hours API

Open Hours endpoint returns information about Helsinki University Library Open Hours. The response includes opening time and closing time and other details for each day.

Helsinki University Disciplines API

Disciplines endpoint returns information about the Helsinki University disciplines. The response includes the title and other details about each discipline.

Coming soon: Helda API

Helda endpoint returns information about digital material in Helda. Helda serves as a full text repository for research articles and institutional series, as well as for teaching and research material produced by the departments and faculties of the University. The archive ensures long term storage and provides each item with a permanent web address.