Icelandic Web Archive

The Icelandic Web Archive is a collection of snapshots of Icelandic websites ...

Highlight of the month

Guðbrandsbiblía is the first Icelandic translation of the Bible; it was the work of Guðbrandur Þorláksson, Bishop of Hólar, and was completed in 1584. ...

News

 

We have new translations of Icelandic literature at the library. Authors, among others, are: Ragnar Jónsson, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir,...

05.02.2016

 

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, the National Library and Saga Forlag recently signed a contract for Web...

18.01.2016

 

There will be some changes to the library pricelist in the new year. The yearly fee for library cards will remain unchanged,...

18.12.2015

Exhibitions

 

On Tuesday 27 October 2015 an exhibition opened at the library commemorating  the 60 years  anniversary of Halldór Laxness being ...

09.11.2015

 

Icelandic Editions of the Bible The Icelandic Bible Society is the oldest association in Iceland and celebrates its 200th...

02.10.2015

 

Saturday the 16th of May 2015 an exhibition commemorating the Centenary of women´s suffrage in Iceland opened at the National and...

02.10.2015