Royal Danish Library

Royal Danish Library (Danish: Det Kgl. Bibliotek) is a merger of the two previous national libraries in Denmark: the State and University Library in Aarhus and the Royal Library in Copenhagen. Although now under a single organisation, the separate locations in both cities are maintained.

Royal Danish Library
Det Kgl. Bibliotek
TypeNational Library, University Library, National Center for Shared Services for Public Libraries
LocationAahus, Denmark &
Copenhagen, Denmark
Legal depositSince 1697
Other information
DirectorSvend Larsen
StaffApprox. 800

The merger came into effect on January 1, 2017.[1]


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