Library and reading room

The Institute administers a research library with extensive holdings in Icelandic studies, medieval European studies, and folklore. The library also holds photographic and digital reproductions of manuscripts.  The library is intended for use by the Institute’s scholars and others who pursue research activities or have an interest in its field of studies.

You are welcome to contact the librarian Guðný Ragnarsdóttir for reference and information.

Research Facilities

The Institute has reading rooms that accomodates up to 22 guests. Visitors wishing  to apply for a desk in the reading rooms for a certain period of time, should contact the Institute’s librarian at +354 525 4022, or by e-mail.