Helsinki University Library – sleek design and a corkscrew staircase

Written by Dr. Derek Cash For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Helsinki University Library in Helsinki, Finland is an academic library with over a million volumes.  Although the institution has the primary goal of serving the students and faculty, the public has free access to the facility. The library is located…

Aarhus University Library – a garden with books and pingpong

Written by Library Planet editor Christian Lauersen, director of Libraries and Citizen Services in Roskilde Municipality, Denmark. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Aarhus University Library (a part of The Royal Danish Library) is located in the center of Aarhus closely integrated with Aarhus University. The buildings on campus are classy yellow stone…

National Library of Portugal – A guarded fortress of great treasures

Written by Library Planet editor Christian Lauersen, director of Libraries and Citizen Services in Roskilde Municipality, Denmark. For how to contribute to Library Planet look here: https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ You don’t automatically think ‘library’ when you walk the tree and flower surrounded path upto the massive building that houses the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, the National Library of…