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How to search for sources and find library materials: Find books

Introduction to the library´s resources


All books are catalogued in the union catalogue of Icelandic libraries. There you can find information about 

  • printed books and e-books
  • e-materials of most Icelandic libraries 
  • printed journals and e-journals subscribed to by the library or in national access
  • journal articles 
  • music, photos and more

Dewey Classification System – Main Classes

Libray materials are classified according to the Dewey System and shelved accordingly.

Main classes are:

000   Computer science, information & general works
100   Philosophy & psychology
200   Religion
300   Social sciences
400    Language
500    Natural sciences & mathematics
600    Technology (Applied sciences) – Medicine
700    Arts and recreation
800    Literature
900    History, geography & biography