Only students and staff at Gothenburg University can visit the library to pick up or return books. Your loans are renewed automatically, you will receive a reminder when it’s time to return an item. Use our self-service machines and outdoor book drops for borrowing and returns. About the library's adjusted service
KvinnSam have collections in women's studies, men's studies and gender research. Since 2018, KvinnSam is a research infrastructure at the University of Gothenburg. KvinnSam is located at the Humanities Library.
Adjusted service due to Covid 19
Due to Covid 19, our service is adjusted. Study places and group study rooms at the Humanities Library are closed. The reading studio can be booked during the library's opening hours. The KB computer and the special reading room are bookable. The public computers are not available.
Closed to the public
Due to increased spread of Covid 19, the library is closed to the public.
Special reading room
The KvinnSam manuscript collection is available for research and studies in the special reading room at the Humanities Library. The special reading room is intended for the study of materials that are fragile or valuable. The special reading room has other opening hours than KvinnSam and the Humanities Library. Due to covid-19, you have to contact us to get access to the special reading room.
Accessibility of the premises
KvinnSam's premises are located at the Humanities Library. The library's entrance is accessible for people with disabilities. A lift is available on all floors. Contact the library staff if you need help with material picking.
The KvinnSam website
KvinnSam produces several databases and digital resources in women's studies, men's studies and gender research. KvinnSam also collects manuscripts and archival material in women's history. You can find more information about KvinnSam's activities, databases, and archives at KvinnSam's website.
Opening hours for KvinnSam
Opening hours spring 2021
|From 7 January|
|Monday - Friday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 16:00|