About the collections

A room with floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with VHS tapes. Someone stretches up to take out a tape.

The National Library’s collection of material stretches back more than a thousand years and grows larger every day. The collection includes both printed and digital material – such as film and music – as well as manuscripts, maps and photographs.

In the collections you'll find both famous rarities and things that nobody else is looking for. We neither evaluate nor screen the material; everything is saved as is, regardless of form and content. This makes us an independent source for research, for you and for future generations. Ultimately our mission is about promoting democracy, equality and freedom of opinion.

Listed below are both printed and digital types of material and where you can find them. However, many of the search services are in Swedish. If you need help finding what you are looking for, our staff will be happy to assist you further.

Telephone: +46(0)10-709 30 30
E-mail: info@kb.se

Our collections

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