Cultural heritage at the oldest scientific library in Norway

Nils Kristian Eikeland

Nils Kristian Eikeland, photographer at the NTNU Universitetsbiblioteket. Project manager of Digitization and coordination of special collections at the Gunnerus Library and the Dora Library.

Happy birthday, Gunnerus.com!

Happy birthday, Gunnerus.com!

By on 3. October 2017 in Digitisation, UBedu with 0 Comments

One year ago today, Gunnerus.com was launched. Gunnerus.com is the NTNU University Library’s search system for digitised special collections materials and contains photographs, maps, manuscripts, letters and drawings, amongst other document types. How has the use been so far? New content During the system’s first 365 days, many historical photographs and documents have the seen […]

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Gunnerus.com passes 20 000

Gunnerus.com passes 20 000

Last year, Gunnerus.com was launched, a search and viewing service for our digitised special collections material. Gunnerus.com allows you to zoom in on photographs and documents and download files for further use. This coming weekend the total number of visits will pass 20 000. Our visitors have performed 169 053 searches and spent an average […]

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The Unidentified

The Unidentified

By on 14. September 2016 in Pictures, UBedu with 0 Comments

There are approximately 1 million historical photographs in the library’s archives. Some of these have lived in an unchanged system since they were created some 100 years ago. Perhaps they were given a reference number the day they were created, registered in a protocol with the portrayed’s names, date and location. Sometimes someone else has […]

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Contact

By on 8. September 2016

Our special collections consist of many types of documents and areas of expertise. If you have any questions, please contact the most appropriate groups below.   Private archives Email: dorabib@ub.ntnu.no Telephone: (+47) 73 59 00 81   Photographs Email: bilder@ub.ntnu.no Telephone: (+47) 73 59 00 89   Conservation Email: victoria.juhlin@ntnu.no   Manuscripts, maps and older […]

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About

By on 8. September 2016

The special collections at the NTNU University Library originate from the library of The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters, which wasestablished in 1768. Through almost 250 years, the library has built a collection of regional, national and international importance through donations and purchases. Consisting of manuscripts, historical book collections, letters, diplomas, maps, photographs […]

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