Welcome to the library

A new video presenting the building and the services of the National and University Library. ...

Highlight of the month

This drawing showing a “wheel of fortune” comes from a manuscript from the middle of the 19th century. ...

News

17/1
2017

  A license agreement has been reached between the The Iceland Consortium for Electronic Subscriptions and Elsevier for a...

16/1
2017

  Tuesday 17 January a series of lectures and events about friendly exchanges between China and Iceland will start at the...

29/12
2016

A large number of the material that the manuscript collection receives today are private archives from the twentieth century....

Exhibitions

22/12
2016

The publishers of Einar Már Gudmundsson in Denmark, Lindhardt and Ringhof, recently gave to the library a new collection of his...

6/12
2016

Eric Boury was born in Berry in France in 1967. From 2001 he has translated many Icelandic books into French, e.g., detective...

17/11
2016

On Saturday the 12th of November an exhibition, CHINA and ICELAND, friendly exchanges, opened in The National and University...