Distance services

Info for our distance users 📡
Short information about searching, remote access etc.

Ask the library
We answer questions on Africa and suggest further reading.

Info for libraries 🔧
Toolbox for librarians in the Nordic countries, with information to relay to your students and researchers.

On-site services

For first-time visitors
Need more advanced help? Book a librarian
Are you a group? We offer intros and tours


  • Open to all.
  • Study areas (40+ places), several with sockets.
  • Reading room that can be used as a group study area.
  • Books from 2000 onwards directly accessible in the shelves, older books are fetched from stacks upon request.


  • New to us, but already a patron with UUB? You need to register with us since we use separate systems, but you may use your UUB card if you like.
  • Return loans during our opening hours: by the info deske or in the book drop box in the library.
  • Return loans when were closed: book drop on the corner of the building.

Copying and printing


  • We want you to pay using a card.

Food and beverages

  • Beverages are OK in the library, food is not.
  • Outside the library there is a table where you can eat. Unfortunately there are no kitchen facilities (for heating etc.)
  • Closest restaurants are in Blåsenhus and Engelska Parken.

Computers and internet

  • Search computers: no login needed
  • Guest computers: login needed, using your UU account or a temporary guest account.
  • Wifi: UU:s network and Eduroam.


  • Book displays usually at 15:00 the first Wednesday every month (during semesters). Browse our latest titles and have som coffee/tea and cake. Open to all. Be aware that the sound level in the library may be a bit louder during a short while.
  • Lectures and seminars that are open to the public are usually held in the Protea conference room upstairs.
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