University of Bergen Library


Important information about the library services at UiB:

Due to the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), UIB closes its libraries from March 12. at 8 am.

All our digital services and guidance are still available. Feel free to contact us.

  • The libraries are closed for the time being, and physical document delivery is not possible.
  • Please keep all borrowed documents for the time being. The loan period is extended.
  • Telephone inquiries will not be answered, please contact us via email (see the contact link in the text above).
  • Disregard messages such as pick-up messages and recalled documents until new information appears on the website.

Here you will find up-to-date information on teaching, infection status and current guidelines.

Library assistance during corona-lockdown
Digitalt bibliotek

Digital library collections and services

The physical library is temporarily closed, but our digital collections and services remain available.


Using a Private Computer

Staff and students at UiB can use all the electronic resources from their own computers, from home, or when off-campus


International newspapers

Do you like to follow the news in other languages? Or from other parts of the world? The library provides instant access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.

Books written by Nobel Prize winners 2017

Photo and handwritten text

The University Library of Bergen's special collections

The Department for Special Collections forms part of the University Library of Bergen, itself a continuation of the old Bergen`s Museum`s Library, founded in 1825. The Special Collections incorporates gifts, donations and acquisitions of images, especially photographs, manuscripts, diplomas, maps, antiquarian books and newspapers.

Visit the special collections online

Open positions

There are no open positions for this unit at the moment.