Humanities Library

The library holds books and journals in the humanities and the cultural sciences. The library also holds the National Resource Library for Gender Studies Kvinnsam, several donated collections and rarities as well as older prints, manuscripts and sound and video recordings.

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At Humanities Library

Accessibility of the premises

The library's entrance is accessible for people with disabilities. There is an accessible workstation in the reading studio, and an height-adjustable desk in the silent reading room. A lift is available between all floors.

Between the shelves in the open magazines on floor 5A and 6A, it can be crowded to get in by wheelchair. Contact the library staff if you need help with material picking.

Special reading room for fragile materials

The Humanities Library has a special reading room intended for studies of the University Library's most fragile and valuable materials. In here you may read manuscripts, rarities and other items from the special collections. The special reading room has other opening hours than the Humanities Library.

About the special reading room

Contact Humanities Library

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Mailing address

Humanities Library
Box 222
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting address

Renströmsgatan 4
412 55 Göteborg

Delivery address

Lundgrensgatan 1
412 56 Göteborg

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Opening hours for Humanities Library

From 19 August, the special reading room has other opening hours than the Humanities Library.

Regular opening hours

Opening hours during semesters
Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed

Limited opening hours summer 2019

Week 24 - 33, 10 June - 18 August
Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 16:00
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Week 34, 19 August - 25 August
Monday - Friday 08:30 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed