Hälsovetarbacken Library

The library holds textbooks and reference literature in health and care sciences, only available to read in the library.

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At Hälsovetarbacken Library

Adjusted service due to Covid 19

Due to Covid 19 the library has changed service and opening hours. Study places and public computers are available but placed further apart to reduce the risk of contagion. Group study rooms are closed. The reading studio can be booked during the library's manned opening hours.

About reading studios

Open to all visitors weekdays 10.00–14.00

The library has limited opening hours for the public. If you are not a student or employee at the Sahlgrenska Academy or the Faculty of Science you are welcome to visit us on weekdays at 10.00–14.00.

Open to visitors with GU card 6.00–23.00

The library is open without staff on weekdays at 06.00–10.00, 14.00–23.00 and Saturday-Sunday and public holidays from 06.00–23.00. Please note that only visitors with a GU card and PIN code at the Faculty of Science and the Sahlgrenska Academy have access to the library during these times.

Ask us in Zoom weekdays 9.00–16.00

We are now extending the opening hours of our digital information desk in Zoom. We provide search support and answer questions via Zoom every weekday from 9.00–16.00.

Library information desk in Zoom

Accessibility of the premises

The entrance of the library is accessible. There are two accessible workstations on the ground floor. A stairway goes to the second floor, there is no lift. There is an accessible bathroom on the entrance floor.

Contact Hälsovetarbacken Library

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Mailing address

Hälsovetarbacken Library
Box 458
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting address

Arvid Wallgrens Backe 5
413 46 Göteborg


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Opening hours for Hälsovetarbacken Library

The library is open to everyone at 10.00-14.00 on weekdays. Other opening hours, a GU card at Sahlgrenska Academy or the Faculty of Science is required to enter.

Autumn semester 2020

From 24 August
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 14:00 Open to all visitors
Monday - Sunday 06:00 - 23:00 Open to visitors with a GU card