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Digitial reproductions

TÝmarit.isTÝmarit.is
Periodicals from Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland
Handrit.isHandrit.is
Icelandic manuscripts catalog with digital reproductions
BŠkur.isBŠkur.is
Old Icelandic books digitised
═slandskort.is═slandskort.is
Old maps of Iceland and their history

Digital archives

SkemmanSkemman
Repository of academic and research documents
Rafhla­anRafhla­an
Documents from institutions and companies in Iceland
═slenska vefsafni­Icelandic web archive
Archive of Icelandic websites
Leitir.isLeitir.is
PRIMO search portal for many digital collections
GegnirGegnir
OPAC for Icelandic public libraries
Find JournalsFind Journals
SFX-search for library subscribed periodicals
Hvar.isHvar.is
Iceland consortium for e-journals and databases

TÝmarit.is

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About


What is Timarit.is?

Timarit.isáis a digital library where millions of pages in digital format are made available on the Internet. This gives access to the printed cultural heritage that is preserved inánewspapers and periodicals of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland. The access is open to everyone and the material is made available by using the latest methods in information technology.áThe goal is to enhance access to printed newspapers and periodicals and to enable newámethods for researchers. In addition to general news and advertisements the newspapers and periodicals contain and refer to many diverse subjects like literature, history, politics, business, trade and industry. Users canásearch the databaseáboth by using fixed termsátitle and country, and by using full text search. They can also browse through the material and print selected pages. The digital library will steadily accumulate more titles from the participating countries.

Timarit.is is a collaborative project between the

Material selected for digitalization

Eachálibrary decides for its part what material is to be digitized and made available on the Internet. In the first phase of the project The National and University Library of Iceland digitisedáalmost everyáIcelandic newspaper and periodicaláprinted before 1920.áPresently the goal is to include allánational newspapers from the beginning to the present and selected periodicals as well.áIn all cases every issue is digitised. Copyrightálaws and agreements with publishers determine what titles can be made available at the web site. For someátitles the publisher has decided onáan embargo period, typically theálast 2- 4 years.

Project statistics

Number of available titles: 972
Number of available articles: 42,783
Number of available pages online: 4,892,548


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