News nominated for the IWA, the website where users can read Icelandic journals and magazines online, has been nominated for the Icelandic Web Awards by the Icelandic Association of Web Professionals in the category "Best information and service web".

Since launching its new interface over a year ago the popularity of has grown significantly. It is now by far the most popular website run by the library. Links to the site are mostly from websites where users provide the content (such as blog sites and Wikipedia) and its use shows that it has become an important resource for the contemporary political debate in Iceland.

The Icelandic Web Awards will be awarded by the Icelandic Minister of Industry Energy and Tourism, Katrin Juliusdottir, on February 12.

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