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Reopening of the library

Ullandhaug Library is open for students and staff at UiS. You can borrow and return books, and book a limited number of reading spaces. Guidance will mainly be given digitally.

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Opening hours are Monday to Friday at 10 am to 2 pm. The library is open to everyone. You can book your reading area in TimeEdit. The Data Lab and the 3D-lab is closed.

Borrowing and return

Search for the materials you want to borrow in Oria, find it in the library and use our self-service machine to borrow.

Use Oria to request books that are not available in the library. You will be notified when the books are ready to be collected from our pick up shelf in the library.

In Oria you can request materials that we don’t have access to, and we will order it from other libraries.

Returning books
You can return books in the library during our opening hours, or in a return box by the entrance to KE-house. The return box is available 24/7.

We are sending out reminders for overdue loans, but we are still not charging overdue fines.
Contact us at if you are having issues with returning borrowed materials.

Digital help desk

If you need guidance, we can help you at our digital help desk on Zoom from 17th of August, or contact us by email.
If you are a master student or an employee at UiS you can borrow a librarian for digital guidance.

The Study Labs venues are still closed, but student mentors from the Study Lab are available to give guidance in academic writing. This service is closed in July, but will start again in August. Click here to read more the guidance services we offer.

Visiting the library

There are limitations on how many people can be in the library at the same time. You can drop by to borrow and return books, and to use our printers.

Please mind the rules for preventing infection if you plan to visit the library. If you want to use the readings areas you must book the space. Click here to book a reading area.

Rules for using the library:

  • Only use available areas. Respect signs and don’t use areas that are of limits.
  • Bring your own laptop. Only a limited number of computers will be available to use for printing or to search for books.
  • Use available sanitizer to disinfect your workspace before use.
  • Please leave the reading area before your booked time ends.
  • Clean the reading area after use.
  • Always follow the infection prevention guidelines from NIPH.

You may use the printers in the library. We recommend using your own latop to print. Contact IT if you are having issues using the printers. Click here for IT-help and to read more about printing at UiS.

Opening Hours

Ullandhaug Library: Mon – Fri at 10 am – 2 pm

The Library at Museum of Archaeology: Mon – Fri at 10 am – 2 pm

Digital help desk on Zoom: Mon – Fri at 12 pm – 2 pm. This service starts 17th of August

Email:  Mon – Fri at 9 am – 3 pm

Contact us

The Medical Library’s venues are still closed. Send them an email for ordering and returning books, or if you have any other questions about their services.

Bjergsted Library is closed due to renovations until the fall semester. Because of this you may not access their library collection. You can still contact them by email if you have any questions about their services.


Ullandhaug Library
Phone: +47 51 83 11 00

Library at the Museum of Archaeology

Bjergsted Library

Medical Library
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Habits that prevent infection

Please follow the guidelines from NIPH to prevent infection when you are using the library:

  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly. Use hand sanitizer if you are not able to wash your hands.
  • Keep a distance of at least one meter.
  • Please stay at home if you have cold or flulike symptoms or have been in contact with someone infected by corona.


Click here for more information about the Library and our services.

Click here for information from UiS about the coronavirus.