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
Social Sciences Library
The library holds books and journals in the social sciences and a collection of Swedish and foreign newspapers, most of which are accessible on microfilm.
At Social Sciences Library
Adjusted service due to Covid 19
Due to Covid 19, the library has changed service and opening hours. Study places and group study rooms are closed. Public computers are available but placed further apart to reduce the risk of contagion. The microfilm collection on the 4th floor is open to visitors, but is limited to a maximum of five people at a time.
Closed to the public
Due to increased spread of Covid 19, the library is closed to the public.
Ask us in Zoom weekdays 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00
We are now extending the opening hours of our digital information desk in Zoom. We answer questions via Zoom every weekday from 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00
Accessibility of the premises
There is an accessible entrance with a ramp on the back of the library. Ring the bell on the door and the library staff will open the door. There is a lift between all floors of the library. An accessible workstation is located on floor 2. Accessible toilets are available on all floors. There are many thresholds on floor 2.
Accessible parking is available on the short side of the building, by the corner of Vasagatan and Haga Kyrkogata.
Contact Social Sciences Library
Opening hours for Social Sciences Library
Opening hours spring 2021
|From 7 January|
|Monday - Friday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 16:00|