Digitial reproductions

Tímarit.isTímarit.is
Newspapers and periodicals from Iceland, Faeroe Islands and Greenland
Handrit.isHandrit.is
Icelandic manuscripts catalog with digital reproductions
Bækur.isBækur.is
Digital reproductions of old Icelandic books
Íslandskort.isÍslandskort.is
Images of old maps of Iceland and their history

Icelandic digital archives

SkemmanSkemman
A digital repository of academic and research documents
RafhlaðanRafhlaðan
Electronic documents from institutions and companies in Iceland
Íslenska vefsafniðIcelandic web archive
Icelandic web material from 1996 to the present day
Leitir.isLeitir.is
Search portal for several Icelandic digital collections
GegnirGegnir
The OPAC for Icelandic public libraries

Foreign digital archives

Find JournalsFind Journals
Catalog of periodicals subscribed to by the National and University Library of Iceland
Hvar.isHvar.is
Iceland Consortium for e-journals and databases

Informational websites

DoktorsritgerðaskráDoctoral theses
A register of doctoral theses by Icelanders
Íslensk útgáfuskráNational bibliography
The Icelandic national bibliography and statistical database
KvennasögusafnWomen's History Archive
The Icelandic Women's History Archive
KvennasögusafnOral history
The Center for Oral History
Jónas HallgrímssonJónas Hallgrímsson
A website dedicated to the Icelandic poet Jónas Hallgrímsson and his works
Translated SagasTranslated Sagas
A bibliography with translations of the Sagas of Icelanders
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Women's History Archives

Women's History Archives are the repository of a large number of varied sources on the history of women such as:

* Women's private papers, e.g. letters and diaries.
* Plays, poems and stories by women.
* Minutes of meetings, letters and other papers from Icelandic women's associations.
* Newspaper clippings about the history of women, gender research, the struggle for equal rights, interviews with women.

The mission of the archives is to collect, register and preserve records of the history of Icelandic women, past and present. The archives act as a centre for the dissemination of information the history of Icelandic women, helps find sources in this area, and encourages research on women's concerns.  Though most of our material is in Icelandic, we are glad to help interested persons find material in other languages and to help with translation as necessary.

Women's History Archives are located in the National and University Library and are open Mon-Tue 10-15.

Women's History Archives
Arngrimsgata 3
107 Reykjavík
Iceland

Tel. (+354) 525 5779
E-mail

  • KVENNASÖGUSAFN ÍSLANDS
  • Kt. 640680-0169
  • Arngrímsgötu 3
  • 107 Reykjavík
  • Sími: 525 5779
  • Netfang:
    kvennasogusafn (hjá) landsbokasafn.is

Kvennasögusafn Íslands miðlar þekkingu um kvennasögu og rannsóknir og aðstoðar við öflun heimilda. Það er eina safnið sinnar tegundar á Íslandi. Safnið er sérstök eining í Landsbókasafni, Þjóðarbókhlöðu.