The book collection of the National and University of Iceland counts about one million items of different types. The books are arranged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System. They are also catalogued into a union catalogue of Icelandic libraries which is to be found on leitir.is.

Books for circulation are accessible on 3rd and 4th floor in the Main Library (Þjóðarbókhlaða), but books for circulation are also in the Library’s store-rooms and the staff is in charge of handling those. The Icelandic National Collection preserves Icelandic books that are only available in the Reading Room of the National Collection. Reference works are accessible for use on 2nd floor but are not for circulation.


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