We have created a number of guides to help you navigate our collections and services. We hope they will help you locate the information you are searching for.

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How to find images

Children and young people celebrate the liberation of Denmark in 1945

Our collection of prints and photographs contains everything from copperplate engravings to fine art photography. Some images are available digitally and some are not.

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 music

Employee between shelves with vinyl records

We have large collections dealing with music. For example, you can find sheet music and recorded music, but also a lot of material about the music.

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 others need to be ordered by writing to us.

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Map Collection

Older maps of parts of Europe

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.

Newspaper Collection

Employee in the Statens Avissamling between shelves

The national newspaper collection consists of daily newspapers and local newspapers that have been published in Denmark or have direct relations to Denmark.