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Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Georg Sverdrups hus. Photo: Francesco Saggio/UiO

Opening hours

Open with access card (UiO):

  • Monday - Friday: 08:00-22:00
    Staffed hours: 10:00-18:00  
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00-18:00
    Staffed hours: 10:00-14:00 
  • The entrance and card reader is outside to the left of the rotating door.


Contact us

Georg Sverdrups hus
Moltke Moes vei 39

Tlf: +47-22844050

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  • merapent-anders-lien-feed Meråpent at the HumSam Library Sep. 7, 2020

    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.

Book a librarian

Are you a student or employee at UiO and need help finding literature for your assignment or using reference styles and tools? Book a one-hour tutoring session on Zoom, where we have time to go more in depht. 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 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.


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

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