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Subject guide for medicine

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Medical Library

Contact us, opening hours in our libraries at Rikshospitalet, Ullevål Hospital and The Norwegian Radium Hospital.

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Reading lists

You can find recommended literature in Leganto.

From autumn semester 2020 nearly all courses at UiO will have their reading lists in Leganto.

Medical databases

Point of care tools


  • MeSH - Medical Subject Headings
  • Ordnett - Medical dictionary, english-norwegian Dictionary

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