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Published Sep. 29, 2021 1:41 PM

This year, all publishing agreements with publishing quotas, with the exception of one, will be continued throughout the year. The agreement with Frontiers will expire with effect from 1 October.

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Published Aug. 13, 2021 12:51 PM

How do I borrow books, when is it open, do you have a copier, and how can I get my syllabus for free? Here are the answers to everything you know you need to know.

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Published June 8, 2021 11:31 AM

The University Library's collections contain a lot of LGBTQ+ literature. Here we present books related to lgbtq+ themes, gender and sexuality. You will find both subject books, fiction books, and comic books on the list. The list is updated June 2021.

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Published June 7, 2021 3:41 PM

A year after riots and demonstrations, the Black Lives Matter movement is just as relevant. UB's reading list gives you current and historical book tips to understand the debate around racism in Norway and the rest of the world, from Eg snakkar om det heile tida by Camara Lundestad Joof to Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race by Reni Eddo-Lodge.

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Published Oct. 9, 2020 1:20 PM

Zotero Storage is now available to all students and staff at UiO. Entering your UiO email address into your Zotero account gives you unlimited storage to sync PDF files and other attachments.

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Published Sep. 7, 2020 2:59 PM

We are introducing meråpent library in Georg Sverdrups hus on certain times of the week from Monday September 7.  Meråpent library (More Open Library) means that the library is unstaffed, and the building is closed, but you can access with your UiO student- or staff card. 

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Published Aug. 13, 2020 10:25 AM

Welcome new students, welcome returning students! We look forward to seeing you at the library and helping you to find literature, perform searches and guide you with your writing.

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Published June 23, 2020 11:04 AM

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus is open. The other libraries keep their take away library open, but with reduced opening hours. We are planning to run as normal, with normal opening hours for all our libraries, from 10 August, provided the situation allows for this.

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Published May 7, 2020 8:55 AM

Through new agreements with Wiley and Taylor & Francis, students and staff at UiO and OUS now have access to over 120,000 more e-book titles than before. In total, we now have access to over 900,000 e-books in Oria, the library's catalog.

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Published May 4, 2020 1:48 PM

The Academic Writing Centre is a consultation service for students and faculty at the UiO.  Although the campus is closed, the centre is open online for all inquiries about the study situation in general and essay writing in particular.

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Published Apr. 6, 2020 12:49 PM

The week after Easter, the University Library will open a limited service for collecting highly needed material from our printed collections. The service will be offered within the national guidelines for infection control. It is not possible to return any books to the Library until we are up and running with normal services again. 

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Published Mar. 30, 2020 9:05 AM

Access to PsycARTICLES from the American Psychological Association (APA) is secured throughout 2020 through an extraordinary agreement.

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Published Mar. 10, 2020 10:18 AM

The journal packages from PsycARTICLES and the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection are no longer available after March 1, 2020. At UiO and OUS, we have had access to these journal packages through "Helsebiblioteket". Update as of March 23: The library has now set up the Get It Now service to access articles.

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Published Dec. 9, 2019 2:15 PM

On Monday, December 9th, the search setup in Oria will change. The new setup has two different search options, and the default search is in UiO's own resources.

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Published May 6, 2019 2:00 PM

As a researcher at UiO and OUS, you can publish openly (open access) with Elsevier without incurring any extra costs for you or the research group. The publishing costs are covered by UiO through the agreement that has recently been entered into with the publisher.