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Study areas and group study rooms in the Library

Do you want to study on your own, or do group work? In our libraries you can find different types of study areas. All our libraries have access to the wireless network.

Booking study seats

Due to the corona situation, seats must be reserved in most of the study rooms, study areas and group rooms. This is done in TP: Room booking.

See below for information on which rooms and areas apply at each library.

Individual study areas

You can choose between study seats and group study rooms, desks with computers and quiet zones and more. Most study seats have power outlets to facilitate the use of laptops.

The Humanities and Social Sciences libraries

Due to infection control measures and infection tracking a good part of our study seats are  now closed off , and you have to book remaining study seats (seats with green lamps) in the room booking system TP. Some other seats can be used without booking. Remember to keep a 1 meter distance at all times.

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus (opening hours) 

  • Study seats:
    • At the moment there are approximately 250 available study seats (with green lamps) in the library that must be reserved. See map of the various colour zones you can choose from when you book a seat.
    • There are also several other seats with free seating
  • Computers in the library:
    • There are computers  and printers available on all levels.
    • You can use the computers in Læringsoasen on level 2 when the room is vacant.
    • You can not reserve computers, and if you leave a workplace with a computer, it will be available for other users. Computers will automatically be logged off after 15 minutes of inactivity.
  • Library regulations

Archaeological library (opening hours)

  • Study seats
  • Computers with access to library databases

Ethnographic library (opening hours)

  • Study seats
  • Computers with access to library databases

Student Library Sophus Bugge

  • The library has 200 study seats available at the moment, and the seats must be reserved.
  • One section is a computer free area (quiet zone).
  • There are 2 rooms with adapted workplaces.
  • We have 2 PC areas. One consists of 36 computers, and the other of 48 computers. 

The Law library

Law Library in Domus Juridica (opening hours)

  • 18 seats for individual or group study
  • Several comfortable seating areas.
  • 3 computers with access to legal sources and literature

Library of medicine and science

Medical library at Rikshospitalet (opening hours)

Reading rooms:

  • The reading rooms at are open with reduced capacity due to the coronation situation and must be booked before useThere are 2 reading rooms connected to the library. The reading rooms are open 24 hours for students at the Faculty of Medicine with an access card and code.
  • B2.1018 31 reading desks for 11th semester students
  • B2.1019 47 reading desks for 12th semester students
  • B2.1021, B2.1022 - 70 reading desks

Study seats:

  • 46 seats for reading and group work.
  • Several comfortable seating areas.

Desks with computers:

  • 25 desks with computers for UiO users
  • 5 desks with computers for external users and employees at OUS, Rikshospitalet
  • 2 desks with computers connected to the OUS network

Medical library at Ullevål Hospital (opening hours)

  • Study seats:
    • 20 seats for individual or group study
    • Several comfortable seating areas
  • Desks with computers:
    • 16 desks with computers connected to the UiO network
    • 6 desks with computers connected to the OUS network

Dentistry library (opening hours)

  • Several study areas for group work and reading.
  • In the next room there is a study room with 36 seats. Seats are booked in TP: Room booking.
  • 6 computers with UiO login connected to printers, as well as a computer for searching the library catalogue.

Science library in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus (opening hours)

  • 650 study seats, 70 in a quiet room.
  • In Hangaren there are 30 computers and Linux machines.
  • Bjørnehjørnet can be used as a study room, group area or relaxation space.

Library of Informatics (opening hours)

  • Several study seats, some with Linux- or Windows computers.
  • Three group study rooms.

Group study rooms

You can work as a group in the study areas, or in group study rooms.

The Humanities and Social Sciences libraries

Due to infection control measures, the group study seats out in the library are now just available as individual study seats. The same applies to the group study rooms. 

The Humanities and Social Sciences library in Georg Sverdrups hus (opening hours)

  • We have 33 group study rooms on all levels.
  • The group study rooms are available during the library's opening hours, and must be reserved.
  • Regulations

Archaeological library (opening hours)

  • No group rooms or group study areas.

Ethnographic library (opening hours)

  • No group rooms or group study areas.

Student Library Sophus Bugge (opening hours)

  • We have 10 group rooms and they must be reserved in advance. Only for 1 person at the moment!

Theological library in Domus Theologica (opening hours)

  • We have 2 group rooms and they must be reserved in advance.

The Law library

Law Library in Domus Juridica (opening hours)

  • There are several study seats in the library that can be used for group work.

Library of medicine and science

Medical library at Rikshospitalet (opening hours)

  • There are 4 group study rooms in the study area, equipped with computer screens and whiteboards. Group study rooms are booked in TP: Room booking.
  • There are several study seats in the library that can be used for group work.

Dentistry library (opening hours)

  • There are several areas suitable for group study, but no group study rooms.  

Medical library at Ullevål hospital (opening hours)

  • 1 group study room equipped with computer screen and whiteboard, and computers connected to both the UiO and the OUS network.
  • You can book the group room for 3 hours at a time, for a minimum of 2 people. Contact us by phone (22 11 94 95 / 96) or by email (usmedbib@medisin.uio.no) to book the room.
  • There are also several other work areas that can be used for group work.

Science library in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus (opening hours)

  • In Hangaren there are three large group study rooms; one suitable for wheelchair users and two with room which fit 6 people.
  • On the 1st and 2nd mezzanine there are 10 group study rooms which fit 4 people.
  • Bjørnehjørnet can be used as a study room, group area or relaxation space.
  • All group study rooms have digital screens and whiteboards.
  • The group study rooms must be reserved

Library of Informatics (opening hours)

  • Three group study rooms.
  • Please note: The group study rooms are for 2 or more people. 

Special purpose rooms

There are various special purpose rooms in the libraries such as reading rooms for microfilm and audio rooms. 


Other study areas at UiO (in Norwegian)

 

 

 

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Published Dec. 30, 2013 2:41 PM - Last modified Sep. 3, 2021 9:01 AM