News

25/3
2011

Users on the University of Iceland Network have a trial access until 29 April 2011 to 565 e-books from Palgrave Connect...

11/3
2011

A trial access to the database  Women and Social Movements, International 1840-  will be open to users on the University network...

2/12
2010

Yesterday a new website, baekur.is, opened at the library. On this website users can view digitised versions of old Icelandic books....

30/11
2010

Electronic access to the Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is now open on the University network. The four-volume printed version...

28/11
2010

The Ministry of culture, education and research has recently commissioned a new board of directors for the National Library of...

31/8
2010

In September the library organises four 15-minute tours of the library with a librarian, starting in the hall on the 2nd (main)...

14/5
2010

A philosopher in the form of a sculpture by the artist Aðalheiður S. Eysteinsdóttir has moved into the National and University...

21/4
2010

Today on the last day of winter a new website, handrit.is, was formally opened by the Icelandic Minister of Education and Culture,...

21/4
2010

As is usual the library will extend its opening hours during exams this spring. This means that the library will be open from 8:15am...

21/4
2010

The library has acquired licenses for 34 scientific books and textbooks from the provider MyiLibrary. The books can be read using...

8/3
2010

The library has acquired evaluation access to the database Der literarische Expressionismus Online for all computers on the...

9/2
2010

Timarit.is, the website where users can read Icelandic journals and magazines online, has been nominated for the Icelandic Web...

27/1
2010

The library is collecting snapshots of web pages in the days leading up to the Icesave-referendum due to take place in March. Weekly...

21/1
2010

On January 12 a new agreement for the continuing of the International Internet Preservation Consortium – IIPC which is an...

16/12
2009

The library opening hours will be as follows during the holiday season: Opening hours during Christmas and New Year's Eve 2009...

30/11
2009

On desember 1st the National and University Library of Iceland celebrates its 15th anniversary with a special reception at the...

21/10
2009

The week October 19-23 is dedicated to Open Access in research libraries all over the world. Its purpose is to increase awareness of...

21/10
2009

Last Friday the culture portal Europeana was awarded the Erasmus Award for Networking Europe as one of three award-winning projects...

29/9
2009

Today the Icelandic minister of culture, research and education, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, formally launched the Icelandic Web Archive,...

4/6
2009

Today a number of footballers visited the library where there was a draw for the first round of the Icelandic VISA Cup. The first...

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