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The Library gives digital guidance!

The library can help you get access to e-books and articles, and we are available for digital guidance. Contact us by email for assistance!

We are updating our electronic collection frequently, please contact us if you wish to order online resources, and we will check to see if we can provide you with access. Contact us by email if you can't get through on the phone.
(April 2nd at 3:09 pm)


Open Access to E-books and Online Resources
More and more publishers are opening up their online resources for a limited time. Click here for an overview of available e-resources. (Updated frequently)

Since the library is closed, it is not possible to access our physical collection. However, you can search Oria to see what we have online access to, such as e-books and scientific journals.

We are continuously updating our e-collection and new e-books are added frequently. Please contact us if you need something, and we will check to see if we can provide you with online access.

Digital guidence
Do you need help with EndNote, Zotero, LaTeX, NVivo or Tableau? Questions about searching for scientific literature or references? The University Library can help via e-mail or Skype! Send an e-mail to and ask us your questions, and we will make sure to connect you with a Librarian that can help.
Click here to see useful online resources.

The Study Lab offers digital guidance in academic writing.
Click here to read more.

The Learning Support Centre offers individual academic guidance to students who have learning difficulties. If you have any questions or are in need of digital guidance contact us at


Remote access to online resources
We recommend using Lean Library for easy access to our online resources.
Use the browser plugin Library Access from Lean Library to access the librarys' digital resources off campus. Lean Library gives you access to our collection of electronic books, articles and databases wherever you are.

How to get started:

  • Go to
  • Download and install the plugin
  • Choose University of Stavanger as institution
  • Do not tick of Skip the popup and automat my access

The service does not work in Internet Explorer, or on mobile phones and tablets.

You can also use remote access to gain access to online resources from home. Click here to read more.
A lot of people are using this service at the moment, so if you are experiencing issues try switching your browser. We recommend using Firefox or Chrome.


Lending and returns
The Library is closed, and you may not access our book collection or return books. Please keep all your loans until further notice. We will not charge overdue fines.

While the library is closed you will not be able to order books or articles. Please wait to make request until the library is open again.

You can still access all e-books, e-journals and databases, just search for them with Oria.
Please note that you can use the Remote Access solution, to gain access to our online resources if you are not on campus.

Contact us
Even if the library is closed, we are still available to help. Call or send us an email.
We are available from 9 am to 3 pm, Monday to Friday. 


Ullandhaug library
Phone: +47 51 83 11 00

Museum of Archaeology

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Click here to see our service hours during easter.

We will be back with more information as soon as it is available.

Click here for infomation in Norwegian. 

Click here for information from UiS about the coronavirus.