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Use our quick guide to get started with the library and the services that we offer.

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How to borrow books: 

Before you can borrow books from the library you need to pay your semester fee. Then you can download the Student ID app and use it as your library card, or you can use your student card to borrow books. 

Employees, students at other universities or study places, or other people who want access to the library must drop by our help desk during our staffing hours to register as a library patron. 

Searching for books and more: 

Use Oria to find the location of the books in the library, as well as access to our online databases, journals and articles. If you are not on campus you need to use remote access to access our e-resources. 

If the materials you want to borrow is on loan, you can easily request it in Oria. When your requested material becomes available you will be notified, and you can pick it up in the library. 

Materials that are available in the library you can locate yourself and borrow on one of our self-check-out machines. If you need any help, drop by our help desk.

Required reading: 

You can borrow books that are required reading in the library.  You can find an overview of your required reading in Canvas, or you can search for it via the reading list system Leganto
Find out more about reading lists at UiS.

Study space: 

There are a number of study spaces in the Ullandhaug library, which you are free to use. Downstairs you can find Stille lesesal, where you can study in silence. You are free to use the Data Lab, which is located on the 2nd floor and can be used whenever it is available.

You can also use study spaces at our libraries in Bjergsted and at the Museum of Archaeology

Printing and copying: 

There are many available printers at UiS, which can be used by students and staff at UiS. In the library we have several printers. UiS IT is in charge of the printers, and you check out this overview on how to get started with printing and copying

Please contact us! 

We offer a number of classes that will help you with your studies, both in English and Norwegian, and we are available for help and guidance. Please contact us at our help desk in the library or send us an email or call us at +47 51 83 11 00.

Check out uis.no/library for more information about the library and our services. 

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Tue. 18.04.2023


Language: English

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The Data Lab, the library
KE A-259

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KE A-259

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