European Documentation Centre (EDC)
Linköping University Library has the status of a European Documentation Centre, which means that the library obtains almost all official publications from the European Union. This collection is located at the Humanistiska biblioteket (Humanities and Social Science Library).
A collection of literature in Faroese or about the Faroe Islands, donated by Ejnar Fors Bergström, is located in the Humanistiska biblioteket (Humanities and Social Science Library). The collection is catalogued and searchable through the local online catalogue or Libris.
Nordens folkliga akademi (NFA)
NFA's library was donated to Linköping University in June 2004 after the Nordic Council of Ministers decided to close the library in October 2003. The University was chosen to receive the donation after the library and the department for vuxenutbildning och folkbildning expressed interest. THe collection consists of ca. 14,600 titles. The collection also contains journals. whoch will be cataloged and placed at HumSam-biblioteket.
Peter Hellqvist collection
Literature mainly about cabinet-making as handicraft, about furniture design and about wood as material. The collection used to belong to the cabinet-maker Peter Hellqvist, a former student of the earlier Carl Malmsten Verkstadsskola. The collection, consisting of 257 titles, also includes literature dealing with Japanese cabinet-making tradition.
Please click this link to get a list of the titles included in the collection.
French and German language literature from mostly the beginning of the 1900s. The collection was owned by well-known writer Sven Stolpe, PhD. The books are stamped Stolpe-samlingen.
Last updated: 2012-08-21