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All collections at the Royal Danish Library

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Advertising films collection

The collection of advertising films is an essential documentation of 20th century Danish cultural history. We have advertising films that were shown in cinemas and on TV.

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Computer game collection

The computer games collection contains more than 4,000 Danish computer, mobile or console games that have been collected on CD-ROM, cassettes and as digital downloads since the late 1990s.

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Educational history collection

The educational history collection consists of a selection of digitised and photographed items and records from the defunct Danish School Museum and from collections from AU Library, Emdrup.

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Judaica collection

The Judaica collection contains manuscripts and books in Jewish languages like Hebrew and Yiddish.

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National Newspaper Collection

The National Newspaper Collection consists of daily newspapers and local newspapers that have been published in Denmark or have direct relations to Denmark.

Netarkivet

We are responsible for collecting and preserving the Danish part of the Internet as part of the Danish Legal Deposit Act. The goal is to ensure the material can be used for future research purposes.

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Oriental Collection

The Oriental collection consists of manuscripts, printed works, and other material originating in non-western language areas and cultures, mostly Northern Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

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Radio and TV collection

In the Radio and TV Collection, you will find broadcasts from DR, TV 2 and a number of other Danish TV channels from the mid-80s onward.

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The Map Collection

Our collection of maps is one of Northern Europe's largest. The oldest maps in the collection date from the 16th century, and the newest may have just come from the printing house.

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Video Collection

We collect released video productions as a part of our preservation of the Danish cultural heritage.

Read our guides to find materials

How to find images

Children and young people celebrate the liberation of Denmark in 1945

Our collection of images contain everything from copperplate engravings to press and fine art photography. Some are available digitally and some are not. Get help finding what you are searching for.

How to find maps

Older maps of parts of Northern Europe

We have an extensive collection of maps and atlases, and we have digitised some but not all of them. Some can be viewed online, while others can only be studied closely in our reading rooms.

How to find pamphlets

Front page of the summer catalog 1956. Summer magazines

We have a wide range of pamphlets with anything from parish magazines to Daell’s department store catalogues. Some have been digitised, while some can only be ordered by writing to us.