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Library services

Personnel of the University of Akureyri Library place emphasis on providing good service to students and ready access to various electronic databases and publications relating to the academic disciplines of the university. Library personnel offer advice and assistance in the search for information as well as teaching and training in information literacy, i.e. the students ability to find, use and assess information in a professional and responsible manner. 

Information Services

Library and information specialists are on duty in the library office daily from 08:00 until 16:00, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 08:00 until 18:00, to assist in the search for information and sources. Assistance consists primarily of providing information about the use of library resources such as handbooks, reference material, databases and e-journal collections.

The educational material department offers information about curriculums and the acquisition of material. More detailed information about the department and its services can be obtained daily between the hours of 08:00 - 16:00, by phone, 460 8055 / 460 8050 or e-mail,

Teaching and training of students in information literacy and the use of databases and e-journal collections are conducted in specific courses selected in consultation with faculty staff. Academic staff and other university employees can also request presentations or short courses in individual databases and e-journal collections. Please contact the library service desk, 460 8050 or send e-mail to:


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University of Akureyri

Nordurslod 2         600 Akureyri, Iceland         S. + 354 460 8000 

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