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News related to the Coronavirus situation

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The Library is closed Monday June 1st

Because of infection prevention the library is only open when library staff can be present. The library is not open on national holidays. The library is closed June 1.

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Limited reopening of the library

Ullandhaug Library is partially reopening for students and staff at UiS on May 27th. You can borrow and return books and book a limited number of reading spaces. Guidance will be given digitally.

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A new semester at the UiS

The week to mark the beginning of the new semester starts Monday 10 August, and this year we will be welcoming over 4000 new students to the University of Stavanger.

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UiS cancels student exchanges this autumn

There will be no ordinary student exchange at the University of Stavanger this coming autumn semester.

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Grab a bite at Sentralen again

Café Sentralen in the Arne Rettedal building will partially reopen from Monday May 18.

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Further opening of UiS next week

Starting next week, even more students and staff will be allowed to enter UiS’ campuses.

Digital library Monday to Friday at 12pm to 2pm

Digital library live on Zoom Monday to Friday

Missing the library? We are available live on Zoom! Our digital library is open Mon-Fri at 12pm – 2pm.

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Online guidance from the library

The library is available to give digital guidance. Send us an email, drop by our digital service desk on Zoom, or book an appointment with a librarian.

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SIS housing desk open from May 7

SIS housing desk will be open from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday from May 7.

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Q&A about home exam spring 2020

Digital home exams may be new to some, therefore we have prepared a Q&A for you. Below you will find answers on how to prepare, what to do if you have technical problems, how to cite your sources and how to scan with your mobile. You will also find information about what to do if you get sick or need extra time during exams.

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Important information on the coronavirus situation

On this page you can find updated information regarding UiS and coronavirus.

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Invitation to participate in the survey Take.Care2020

The survey aims to map feelings of accomplishment, resistance as well as mental health in the aftermath of Covid-19 .


Limited reopening of UiS from April 27

The Norwegian government has decided that as a main rule, students and staff must continue to work from home. UiS buildings will however be opened for a small group of students, PhD candidates, postdocs and employees as of April 27.

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How to use Zoom

The video conferencing tool Zoom has now been fully implemented at the University of Stavanger. In order to get full functionality when participating in video lectures via Zoom as a student, you need to download Zoom client and connect via the UiS Zoom platform by following these steps:

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Easter greetings from Rector Klaus Mohn

– One thing is certain. Things will get better. Today, our campuses are closed. But one day we will return. One day you will all be welcome. To a bustling environment, academic community and educational interaction.

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Free Access to Online Resources

Several publishers are providing open access to their online resources for a limited time. (The list is updated regularly)

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Questions and answers about the coronavirus situation for students

How does the coronavirus outbreak affect the university and you as a student, and what happens in the autumn semester? Check below for 17 questions and answers.

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Free access to JoVE Educational Video Library

In these troubling coronatimes JoVE gives students and staff at UiS free access to their educational video library.

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Information to students at the Faculty of Science and Technology

Below you will find information regarding the consequences following the corona outbreak for students at the Faculty of Science and Technology.

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Counselling service for students at UiS

Do you need someone to talk to, or do you have any practical questions regarding your studies? We are introducing an easy-access counselling service for students at the University of Stavanger.

We are available digitally!

Online resources from the Library

You can find useful resources online about Endnote, Zotero, LaTeX, NVivo and Tableau. The Library is available to give digital guidance!