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Humanities and Social Sciences Library. Archaeology

Interior picture from the Archeological library.

Opening hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 10:00-14:30 (closed 11:30-12:00 for lunch)
  • Closed Thursday, October 21st

Please feel free to contact the library to arrange a time for your visit.

Contact us

  • In order to enter, contact the Library from the intercom at the main entrance or rear door (3 D). Choose UB-Arkeologisk bibliotek and then the doorbell symbol.
  • Phone:+47 22859570
  • E-mail:

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The library covers subjects such as archaeology, conservation and Medieval art.

Loans and requests

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

Study areas

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

Printing and copying

There are no printing or copying facilities in the library.

The Library at the Norwegian Institute in Rome

If you are planning to study or do research at the Norwegian Institute in Rome, it is possible to search the Library collection using the URBS catalogue. The Library in Rome includes over 24,000 books and 110 periodical titles. The subject areas covered by the Library collection are classical archaeology and Italian art up to the Renaissance with a special focus on late antique and early medieval art. Please note that the DNIR-Library Collection is non-circulating.