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Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Georg Sverdrups hus. Photo: Francesco Saggio/UiO

Welcome to The Library of Humanities and Social Sciences in Georg Sverdrup's hus. We primarily serve students and staff at HF, SV, UV and TF, but we are also open to the public. 

Contact us

Opening Hours

Georg Sverdrups hus
Moltke Moes vei 39

Telephone: +47 22 85 40 00 (Mon-Fri: 10-12)

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Guidance and help

Contact us for help, guidance, or if you have any questions. You can get help at the library desk, telephone or email. Are you a student or employee at UiO and need help finding literature for your assignment, article etc, or using reference styles and tools? Book a one-hour tutoring session on Zoom or in the library. You can book directly in the calendar two weeks ahead.

Academic Writing Centre

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The writing centre is open for all students and researchers who wish to improve their own writing. Order an appointment, and discuss your ideas, drafts and questions with one of our writing consultants on Zoom or in the library.

Using the library

Everything you need to know about borrowing

  • Find out who can borrow, borrowing time, and other borrowing regulations. You can renew your loans here.
  • Books can be returned in the mail. Add a note with info about where you borrowed it, and that you are returning it. See our postal address.


The Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus has one of the largest collections in Norway.


Resources by subject

Find relevant resources by subject.

ISS info

The Library A-Z: Information about the library services and collections for the ISS-students

Upcoming events


About Georg Sverdrups hus

 History and architecture.