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Humanities and Social Sciences Library. Ethnography

Ethnographic and Numismatic Library is connected to the Museum of Cultural History and serves staff at the museum, and the rest of UiO.

Opening hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 1000-1430
  • Friday: Closed
  • The library may be closed on some days. Feel free to call in advance.
  • The Library will close at 13.00 Wednesday December 13th.
  • The Library will be closed Thursday December 13th.
  • Christmas 2017:
    The Library will be closed from December 21st through January 1st.

Contact us

Library Staff


The collection covers subjects such as ethnography, social anthropology, museum studies, ethnic art, numismatic.

Loans and requests

Do you want to borrow from our collections? Read more about how you can do that in the Ethnographic Library.

Study areas

The library has a small study area, and a PC where you can search in our databases.

Printing and copying

Printing and copying in the library.

New books

New books at Ethnographic Library.

Resources by subject