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Contents of the Science Library

All our printed and electronic resources can be found by searching Oria. Some physical items - such as extension cords, calculators, rechargers for cell phones and laptops - are available by request at the front desk.


Books are easiest found by searching Oria. Or you can browse the list of new books. The printed books are located in the Hangar in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, the electronic books are available through Oria.



We have approximately 150 current printed journals in storage, in addition to over 30.000 digital journals.

You find them by searching Oria.

Course literature

Course litterature can be borrowed for 2 weeks at a time. You find the books in the Hangar, right next to our front desk.

Science Fiction

The Science Fiction collection is a great source of inspiration and relaxation for the Science Library. It is continously growing, based on donations and new purchases. You find it in Bjørnehjørnet (Niels Henrik Abels hus).

Collection 42

Collection 42 can be found on 1st mezzanine, and is a collection for general science containing popular science, science philosophy, history, - sosiology, - etics, - childres books etc. Mostly everything you can dream of! (Maybe also the answer to the question about life, the universe and everything?)

Most used keywords for the collection (Norwegian).

Master's theses

The library has print copies of master’s theses submitted between 1909 and 2013. From 2014 master's theses are digitally available through DUO.

Contact the library if you want a print copy, or if you are unable to find what you are looking for in DUO.

Closed stacks

Older books and periodicals are kept in various closed stacks (storage), and must be fetched by the library staff. You can order through Oria or contact us at the front desk in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus.

Documents ordered before 11:00 is usually available after 13:00 the same day.

Other items for loan

We have a number of appliances and devices available for loan in the library. Some examples are laptops, extension chords, rechargers for cell phones and laptops, calculators, headsets, Playstation 4 with games, board games and more.

Not all of this is visible in Oria, contact our front desk if there is anything you need!