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Update. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) guidance

  • The reading rooms in Árnagarður and Laugavegur are closed from Monday 16th March until further notice. Please e-mail if you need further information.
  • Email addresses for all employees can be found on the Institute website.
  • Please contact the librarian if you have any questions about the Institute library gudny.ragnarsdó
  • No more than 20 people may be in any part of the Institute at the same time.
  • Ensure that there is a distance of at least 2 meters between individuals.
  • Guests along with all employees are asked to follow the guidelines issued by the Icelandic Directorate of Health regarding COVID-19, see further at
  • Additional care will be taken re. cleaning the Institute and in particular, surfaces that many people come into contact with often (switches, door-handles etc).