We are a large special library focused on contemporary Africa, mainly within social sciences.
No regular walk-in use.
Our collections are available by pick-up ordering: you order by e-mail and make an appointment for the next day for a quick pick-up of the wanted title(s).
It is currently not possible to book a visit to browse the shelves etc.
You may book a librarian for guidance via Zoom.
Please check here for new information after 24th of January 2021.
Pick-up time for orders: Monday-Thursday 13.00–15.00.
Phone (staffed during agreed pick-up time): 018-471 52 70
We may answer the phone outside pick-up time when possible. Due to our irregular presence at the office however, the main contact outside individual pick-up time is through our e-mail above. Please see our Contact us page, for staff contact details.
Also note that we're closed with no service December 24 – January 10.
We provide access to many resources, both printed and digital, supporting research and studies on Africa.
Information on loans, access and services for visitors as well as distance users.
Opening hours, contact info, rules, price list, projects, and more about our collections.