Leitir.is is an Icelandic website providing access to a broad range of scientific, educational, and entertainment material. It provides information on books, audio books, e-books, journals, journal articles, photographs, visual materials, music, audio files, sheet music, reports, and university student theses. Some of the files are available electronically. The materials come from the following resources:

  • Gegnir – Union catalogue for Icelandic libraries
  • Sarpur.is – cultural-historical database in Iceland managed by Sarpur Management Company
  • National access to hvar.is and university subscriptions – Foreign electronic academic papers and books
  • Skemman – Student theses and academic publications by Icelandic universities
  • Hirsla – Landspítali University Hospital research archive
  • Reykjavík Museum of Photography
  • Nordic House e-books

Basic and advanced search are possible. Search results can then be refined by various facets, such as resource type, language, genre, etcetera. In addition, the material can be browsed by subject, author, or title.

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