The Biomedical, Humanities and Social Sciences Library are open weekdays 12:00–16:00. Study environments are closed. We are now strengthening the University Library's remote services for students, teachers and researchers. Read more about the changes.
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.
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.
Contact Humanities Library
Opening hours for Humanities Library
We answer your questions by phone and online every weekday 10:00–16:00. The special reading room has other opening hours than the Humanities Library.
Limited opening hours due to the coronavirus
The Humianities Library has limited opening hours from 21 March until further notice, due to the coronavirus.
|Temporary limited opening hours|
|Monday - Friday||12:00 - 16:00|
|Saturday - Sunday||Closed|
|Closed for public holidays on weekdays|
|Friday 10 April, Good Friday||Closed|
|Monday 13 April, Easter Monday||Closed|
|Friday 1 May||Closed|
|Thursday 21 May, Ascension Day||Closed|