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Journal Raamatukogu (Library)

The professional journal of Estonian librarians – Raamatukogu (Library) – is published six issues per year and writes about the new directions and problems of librarianship, and mediates the information of libraries and the Estonian Librarians’ Association. The Estonian-language journal also contains library-related approaches to cultural issues, literature, history of the book and publishing. Each issue contains an English-language summary.

The journal is published by the National Library of Estonia and the Estonian Librarians’ Association.

The first issue was published in 1923 by the Estonian Librarians’ Association.

Since 2019, Raamatukogu has been published online and as print on demand.

The latest issue of Raamatukogu

Read the latest issue of Raamatukogu (in Estonian):

Please note that you can get a better digital reading experience from a downloaded journal because the links and references added to the publication will then become active.

Ajakiri Raamatukogu 1/2024
Ajakiri Raamatukogu 6/2023
Ajakiri Raamatukogu 5/2023

Ajakiri Raamatukogu 4/2023
Ajakiri Raamatukogu 3/2023
Ajakiri Raamatukogu 2/2023


It is also possible to order the annual set and individual numbers of Raamatukogu as print on demand. The print journal with coloured covers and black-and-white content can be purchased from Trükiviis OÜ (by ordering from

The order for 2024 (6 issues) costs 46 euros (the price is inclusive of VAT and covers the shipping costs in Estonia).

Editorial Office

National Library of Estonia, Narva mnt 11, 15015 Tallinn
[email protected], +372 630 7324

Editor-in-Chief: Mihkel Volt
Language editor: Gerli Randjärv
English-language summaries: Tiina Büttner
Designer: Margit Plink