Collection Delivery Service

Most of the holdings are stored in closed stacks and must be requested in advance. Please note that there is no delivery service during the weekend. Special delivery times may occur during holidays.

Delivery times for printed matter (September-May)

  • Requests made 7 am - 11 am will be delivered by 1 pm the same day (Monday – Friday)
  • Requests made 11 am - 3 pm will be delivered by 5 pm the same day (Monday – Friday)
  • Requests made after 3 pm will be delivered by 11 am the following day (Monday – Thursday)
  • Requests made after 3 pm on a Friday, as well as on Saturday and Sunday, will be delivered by 11 am the following Monday

Delivery times for printed matter (June-August)

  • Requests made 7 am -12 am will be delivered by 2 pm the same day (Monday – Friday)
  • Requests made after 12 am will be delivered by 11 am the following day (Monday – Thursday)
  • Requests made after 12 am on a Friday, as well as on Saturday and Sunday, will be delivered by 12 am the following Monday

Printed matter before 1830, Rare books, Printed music and Special Collections

Generally materials from these collections have the same delivery times as the other printed matter. But for some requests more time is needed and on those occasions the delivery times may be longer.

Delivery times for Ephemera

  • Requests made before 12 am will be delivered by 4 pm the same day (Monday – Friday)
  • Requests made after 12 am will be delivered by 12 am the following day (Monday – Thursday)
  • Requests made after 12 am on a Friday, as well as on Saturday and Sunday, will be delivered by 12 am the following Monday

Delivery times for Manuscripts

  • September – May: Monday – Friday 10 am, 1 pm and 3 pm, Wednesdays also 4.30 pm
  • June – August: Monday – Friday 11 am and 2 pm

Request Manuscripts

Delivery times for Maps and Pictures

Requests can be made in the Special Reading Room or by phone or e-mail. The material will be delivered by agreement with the staff. No deliveries are made on Saturdays.

Delivery times for Audiovisual Collections

Times for delivery may vary depending on the material. Please contact our research service for more information.

 

Last updated: 2016-06-03
Contact person: Christian Zeising, e-mail: firstname.lastname@kb.se

Reference and Loan Services

E-mail: info[atsign]kb.se
Phone: +46 (0) 10 709 30 30
(Monday - Friday: 9 am - 4 pm)

Ephemera

E-mail: vardagstryck[atsign]kb.se
Phone: +46 (0) 10 709 30 70
(Monday - Friday: 9 am - 4 pm)

Manuscripts

E-mail: hkb[atsign]kb.se
Phone: +46 (0) 10 709 34 55
(Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm)

Maps and Pictures

E-mail: hkb[atsign]kb.se
Phone: +46 (0) 10 709 30 80
(Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm)

Audiovisual Collections

E-mail: forskarservice[atsign]kb.se
Phone: +46 (0) 10 709 30 20

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