Borrowed collections and research related to collections

The international collection code of the Jyväskylä University Museum is JYV. The museum’s collection items are mostly borrowed for scientific research.

The international collection code of the Jyväskylä University Museum is JYV. The museum’s collection items are mostly borrowed for scientific research.

If you wish to study the collection or borrow items from it, please contact the museum curator first. The collection rooms are often used by researchers who are working on their dissertations or other studies. Some of the collection items can be found in open databases.

The collections also include many samples that are not in databases. For more detailed information on, for example, samples of a species, please contact the museum curator.

Insects and plants – GBIF


Vascular plants and insects have been saved in the international GBIF portal (www.gbif.org). From the portal, you can search the material of the Jyväskylä University Museum with a dataset or publisher search.

Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility – laji.fi


The FinBIF portal laji.fi collects species data from different sources. The Jyväskylä University Museum’s material is also available in this database (www.laji.fi) and can be searched by filtering the materials of the University of Jyväskylä.

Contacts:
Curator Eeva-Maria Tidenberg, eeva-maria.em.tidenberg@jyu.fi, Tel. 358 40 821 3705