The library covers both humanities, social and natural science. Geographically, the Arctic regions and to a certain extent the Antarctic regions are covered.
The Polar Library
The library covers both humanities, social and natural science. Geographically, the Arctic regions and to a certain extent the Antarctic regions are covered. The greatest importance is attached to literature about Greenland, and the Polar Library is considered among the largest libraries in the world with titles related to Greenland. The library comprises around 35,000 titles, among which 26,000 are books, 9000 are small publications and 750 are magazines, of which the 300 are subscriptions.
The Polar Library comprising book collections from the Danish Arctic Institute and the Institute of Eskimology and Arctic Studies, respectively, are open to the public on weekdays from 1 p.m to 3 p.m, however closed on Wednesdays.
To contact the Polar Library:
Librarian Vibeke Sloth Jakobsen, phone +45 40 18 61 48
It is possible to search in the collections of the Polar Library via the search system REX of The Royal Library.
Strandgade 102, 1. sal
DK-1401 København K
Monday - Friday 13:00-15:00 (closed on Wednesdays)
Librarian Cecilie Tang Møldrup
+45 40 18 61 48