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EKS Subject Headings

The list of subject headings contains subject headings in the fields of knowledge concerning parliament, jurisprudence and political and social information. The list of subject headings is in Finnish and is intended for describing the contents of both Finnish and foreign publications and for information retrieval by means of subject headings. The main terms have Swedish and English equivalents. They can be searched for or browsed either alphabetically or systematically in the Swedish-language and English-language user interfaces.

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Library of Parliament (Finland)
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