University of Bergen Library

Scandinavian Studies

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Scandinavian Studies includes Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic and Old Norse. The university library provides access to a wide selection of books, theses, articles and other types of material, in printed or electronic form. These can be found by using our search engine Oria (see search box further up). If you can't find the book you need, you may suggest it for purchase.

Where to find the books at the Library of Humanities
Nordisk linguistics                   439.5 to 439.8          1. floor
Nordisk literary science          839.5 to 839.82        5. floor (book tower)

Norwegian                                 S 1 to S 4                    4. floor (book tower)
Danish, Faroese, Icelandic     S 5 to 8                       3. floor (book tower)
Swedish                                       S 9 to S 10                 3. floor (book tower)
Old Norse
- language                                  439.6                           1. floor
- literature                                   839.6                           5. floor (book tower)

Journals                                                                             Must be ordered from the catalogue
See also Older texts                 H                                   2. floor (book tower)

Some databases for Scandinavian Studies via Oria