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Stavanger University Library

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The library is open, and we encourage all visitors to be considerate to each other and our staff and to follow infection prevention guidelines. Use a face mask if you are not able to maintain a distance of 2 meters.

From March 25th all our classes and guidance will be digital. Please contact us at if you have questions about our services.

The Data Lab is closed.

The 3D-lab is only open to students who have been trough the introduction course. Only 1 person may use the 3D-lab at a time.

The Study Lab is closed, but you can get digital guidance from student mentors on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Guidance must be booked in advance. The Study Lab does not offer guidaince during Easter.

UiS students may use a limited number of study spaces in the library. Book a study space in TimeEdit.

If you prefer to not visit the library, you can return books in our return box. At Ullandhaug you can find the return box by the entrance to Kjølv Egeland House, closest to the library. At the library in Bjergsted the return box is located by the entrance to the library.


  • Don’t visit the library if you are sick or have corona like symptoms.
  • Keep a distance of at least 2 meter. We recommend using a face mask where this is not possible.
  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly.
  • Book a study space if you want to study in the library.
  • Only use available areas. Respect signs and do not use areas that are off limits.
  • Bring your own laptop. Only a limited number of computers are available to use for printing and searching for literature.
  • Use available sanitizer to disinfect your workspace before use.
  • Clean your study space after use.
  • Always follow the infection prevention guidelines from NIPH.

Updated: March 24nd at 6.22 pm

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Want to visit the library?

The library is open, but all visitors must keep a distance of 1 meter or use a facemask.

The Main Library


The Ullandhaug library is only open during staffed hours. 

Monday — Friday: 8 am — 6 pm

Saturday: 9 am — 3 pm

Sunday: Closed

Please contact us if you have any questions about the library and our services.

Phone: 51 83 11 00


Visiting address:

Kjølv Egeland house, Ullandhaug.

Postal address:

The University Library of Stavanger


Postboks 8600 Forus

4036 Stavanger

At the Ullandhaug library you can access scientific literature for the scientific fields located at campus Ullandhaug. You can use one of our many study spaces to study. If you prefer silence while you study, we recommend the quiet study area located downstairs in the library.

To use our study spaces, you need to book a space in TimeEdit. Only students at UiS may use this service. Note that you will lose your booking after 30 minutes if you don’t show up.

The special libray for music and dance


Open from 7 am — 11 pm for students and staff with keycard from Bjergsted

Staffed hours:

Monday — Friday: 9 am — 3 pm

Please contact us if you have any questions about the library and our services.

Phone: 51 83 40 10


Visiting address:

Bjergstedparken, Bjergsted 1

Faculty of performing arts


The University Library of Stavanger

Department Bjergsted

4036 Stavanger

The library specialises in the subject’s music and dance. In the library you can find a large music collection on vinyl and CD, with a focus on jazz, classical and folk music. Through the library you can access more then 18 000 notes for different instruments and casts.

In the library you can find rooms for listening and video, as well as study spaces and areas suited for studying together.

The Special Library at Muesum of Archaeology

Museum of Archaeology

The library at Museum of Archaeology is open from 06.15 to 22 for staff at AM.

Staffed hours:

Monday — Friday: 9 am — 3 pm

Unstaffed hours:

Saturday: 11 am — 3 pm

Sunday: 11 am  — 4 pm

Please contact us if you have any questions about the library and our services.

Phone: 51 83 26 10


Visiting address:

Peder Klowsgate 30A

4010 Stavanger

Postal dresse:

The University Library of Stavanger

Museum of Archaeology

Postboks 8600 Forus

4036 Stavanger

The library at Museum of Archaeology specialises in archaeology, botanic, geology, conservation, and museology.

In the library you can find reading spaces and areas ideal for studying together. The library is open to employees at the museum, but also for others with an interest in archaeology. The librarians can help you find relevant scientific literature and they can help you with questions about publishing and references.

The Special Libraries at Stavanger University Hospital

The Medical and the Psychiatric Library

The Medical and the Psychiatric libraries are only open to staff at SUS.

Opening hours Medical library:

The Medical library can be accessed 24/7 with a SUS keycard.

Staffed hours:

Monday – Friday: 9.30 am – 2 pm

Opening hours Psychiatric library:

Ask the librarian for access. We will register your visit to help with infection tracing. The registration will be destroyed after two weeks.

Staffed hours:

Monday – Friday: 9.30 am – 2 pm

Please contact us if you have any questions about the library and our services.


The librarians at SUS are available to chat.

Postal adress:

Universitetssjukehuset i Stavanger

Gerd-Ragna Bloch Thorsens gate 8

4011 Stavanger

The Medical and Psychiatric library is located at Stavanger University Hospital. The libraries specialises in information in the medical and psychiatric fields, helping staff and students stay updated in their clinical work, research, and education.

The librarians can help with searching for the latest medical research, reference management and providing access to scientific literature.

The libraries at SUS is only available to staff at SUS, due to corona restrictions.

Classes and events

EndNote Question Time

Tue. 27.04.2021