Ask a Librarian Service

Get answers to factual questions, help to search strategy, references to books, articles, digital services and a lot more.

A Danish national service, in Danish called “Biblioteksvagten”, for you who needs answers to concrete questions. The service is in Danish, but you can write your question in English and they will answer you back in English.

Every weekday you can get answers to factual questions, help to search strategy, references to books, articles, digital services and a lot more.

Type your question to “Biblioteksvagten”

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

You can also use Facebook and Twitter, “Biblioteksvagten” has profiles there.

On Twitter “Biblioteksvagten” has their own hashtag, #bibsvar. If you write a tweet and add the hashtag #bibsvar, “Biblioteksvagten” will try to answer the questions related to everything between heaven and earth!

“Biblioteksvagten” has a profile on Instagram too where you can follow the life in Danish libraries. You can send pictures to @bibvagt and ask “what is this”?

Quick response time

“Biblioteksvagten” will do their best to answer you within 24 hours.

“Biblioteksvagten” does not make comprehensive searching for literature and questions regarding finding everything on specific topics cannot be made fulle.

If need help to find the best literature regarding a specific topic we will suggest that to use our service “Book a librarian”. 

“Biblioteksvagten” does not make interpretations of books/ autherships or answer legal questions.