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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

Get digital library assistance while UiO is closed. Find out how

  • Tuesday-Thursday: 11.00-14.30
  • Monday and Friday: Closed
  • The library may be closed on some days. Feel free to call in advance.
  • Due to the building renovation, visitors to the library are requested to use the main entrance and ask the guards for assistance.


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.

Resources by subject