State and University Library, Denmark
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The State and University Library (Danish: Statsbiblioteket) in Aarhus, Denmark, is a national library and the university library of Aarhus University. It is a research library and the central repository for all Danish public libraries holding millions of items both in print and digital formats including sound and music recordings, videos, journals, books, patents, maps, prints and drawings. The library is directly subordinated the Danish Ministry of Culture and is a legal deposit library, receiving copies of all audio, video and newspapers produced in Denmark.
|State and University Library|
|Type||National Library, University Library|
|Scope||National Library of Denmark|
Aarhus University library
|Established||Legally established 1897|
University Library from 1928
|Size||5,528,993 physical units,|
6,176,256 electronic titles (as of 2017)
|Legal deposit||Since 1902|
|Website||State and University Library Website|
The library is located on the south side of Nordre Ringgade in Midtbyen, Aarhus on the Aarhus University campus. The primary document storage facility is the 14 stories Bogtårnet building.
In 2017 it merged with the Royal Library in Copenhagen to form a combined national library. The combined library organisation (the separate library locations in Copenhagen and Aarhus are maintained) is known as the Royal Danish Library (Danish: Det Kgl. Bibliotek).