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Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Welcome to the Humanities and Social Sciences Library in GSH! You'll find us in the middle of Blindern campus. 

Opening hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 0800-2200
  • Friday: 0800-2000
  • Saturday: 1000-1800
  • Sunday: Closed

Contact us

Georg Sverdrups hus
Moltke Moes vei 39

Tlf: +47-22844050

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Reading and group study areas

Find a reading room, a place where your study group can meet or a special purpose room.

Printing, copying and scanning

Both printing and copying is available in the library. A scanner for both books and documents is available at Level 1. 

Get help - Reference Services

Contact the reference desk, make an appointment with a subject specialist, or use our services Book a Librarian and Ask a Librarian.


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

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Find books, articles, journals and more.

All about loans

Find out who can borrow and what the library regulations are.

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

  • wigen-neumann The Steppe Tradition in International Relations Jan. 24, 2019 2:15 PM

    Book launch: In the new book The Steppe Tradition in International Relations. Russians, Turks and European State Building 4000 BCE–2017 CE, Einar Wigen and Iver B. Neumann give a full treatment of the steppe tradition’s role in early European state formation.

  • trump To år med Donald Trump – En kristen president? Feb. 6, 2019 10:00 AM

    To år har gått siden Donald Trump ble tatt i ed som USAs president. Han ble valgt med overveldende støtte fra store kristne velgergrupper i USA. Særlig blant ‘evangelicals’ var motstanden mot Hillary Clinton og støtten til Donald Trump stor. Hvordan kunne disse kristne gruppene omfavne en kandidat som Trump? Og hvordan har alliansen mellom presidenten og ulike kristne grupper kommet til uttrykk? Er Trump en kristen president?