University of Bergen Library

Women and Gender Studies

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  • Offers appointments for personalized in-depth consultation services to support the reading- and research needs for students and staff.
  • Offers student courses at the library. (Students learn about the library system and services, and how to search databases effectively. They also learn how to evaluate and cite sources).
  • Maintains and builds library colletions.
  • Receives suggestions what books are needed in the library.


Where to find the books

We use the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.

• 000 - Generalities
• 100 - Philosophy and Psychology
• 200 - Religion
• 300 - Social Science
• 400 - Language
• 500 - Natural Science and Mathematics
• 600 - Technology (Applied Sciencces)
• 700 - Arts
• 800 - Literature
• 900 - Geography and History

Literature relevant to Women and GenderSstudies can be found in all the main groups of the Dewey system, but the 300- group, Social Science is the most important.


Search for books and other types of documents online

The library provides a wide selection of books, thesis, articles and other types of documents and material, in printed or electronic form.  These  can be found by using our discovery tool Oria.