Welcome to the Fisheries Library

Velkomin á Sjávarútvegsbókasafnið

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The Fisheries Library is the library of the Marine Research Institute Reykjavik, Iceland. The library is open to the public for visits and browsing, but only the staff of the MRI are allowed to borrow books.

The Fisheries Library is a research library. Subjects covered are oceanography, marine biology, marine geology, marine pollution, and chemistry. The library subscribes to about 150 periodicals and receives about 100 additional periodicals and reports on exchange or as gifts. Browse the journal collection here. The library's book collection is about 6500 volumes and about 20 volumes are added per year.

Service to staff includes searches in international databanks and interlibrary loans as well as to other libraries around the world. The library maintains a fairly complete collection of ICES ACS papers and ICNAF/NAFO papers dating from around 1955 to date.

The e-mail address of the library is librarian@hafro.is


The library is open Mon-Fri from 9:00 - 16:00.
Closed on weekends.
Requests to the library should be sent to the librarian@hafro.is.

Latest changes 13. 05. 2016