New exhibition: The Black Diamond has opened its doors to a Danish sensation. 'The Camera and Us' - Denmark's first permanent exhibition about the history of photography!
The increasing COVID-19 infection rate is now also affecting our services. Get an overview here.
In 2017, film director Mauricio González-Aranda followed the day-to-day work at The Black Diamond in his movie "A Word for Human". Watch it here.
In the library system, you can borrow books, articles, and journals. You can also find databases and physical and digital material e.g. images, music releases, sheet music, manuscripts, and much more.
See our digitised aerial photos from our extensive collection. You can also help us place them on the map of Denmark.
Mediestream gives you online access to our unique digital collection of historical newspapers, radio and TV programmes, and cinema advertisements.
Immerse yourself in a range of digital collections, including images, printed matter, handwritten manuscripts, maps, rare books, and much more.
The library has many unique collections of architecture, visual arts, history of arts and museology. Here you can get an overview and search the digitised parts of the collections.
Tidsskrift.dk gives you access to Danish professional, scientific, and cultural journals in digital full text.
Take a closer look at Danish educational history material such as wallcharts, photos, parish charts, and teaching material throughout the ages.
Here you can read and search works from the Danish literary history from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.
Register as a user of the Royal Danish Library
If you come by one of our locations, you can use our systems to print and scan.
You are welcome to contact us, if you need help or guidance. We answer your questions on weekdays between 9 am and 3 pm.