Closed but services still available

The IUA Library in Laugarnes and Þverholt is closed due to limited access to IUA buildings because of the COVID-19 situation.
For Circulation, Return and Reference and Information services contact us via
- Phone: 545-2217 (Monday - Thursday)
- Email: bokasafn [at]
Facebook (Messenger "Senda skilaboð")
Patrons can
  • Search for library material on (see instructions)
  • Send a loan request to bokasafn [at] 
    • Information required in the email:
      • Title
      • Author (if applicable)
      • Publication year / year and issue
      • Your ID number

We'll contact you to make an appointment for you to pickup your materials.


IUA Library Locations:
Þverholti 11, 105 Reykjavík
Tel: 545 2217
Email: bokasafn [at]

Architecture and Design, Music and Performing Arts

Laugarnesvegi 91, 105 Reykjavík
Tel: 520 2402
Email: bokasafn [at]

Fine Arts, Art Education and Performing Arts


Writing center

Services at the library

Search the library catalogue

How to find IUA Library material (video)


Access the IUA internet off-campus

Instructions for setting up a proxy

Find journal 

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Request form for ILL is on Assistance: interlibraryloan [at]


Library staff

Rósa Bjarnadóttir, rosa [at]
Æsa Strand Viðarsdóttir, aesa [at]
Elísabet Valdimarsdóttir, elisabet [at]
María Loftsdóttir, maria [at] 
Riina Pauliina Finnsdóttir, riina [at]