University of Bergen Library


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At the University Library you will find an extensive collection of English literature and resources, as well as access to digitised subject resourses and other digital sources. With the library's search engine Oria, in the search box above, you will be able to search for literature, articles, references both inprint and digital.

If you are unable to locate a book you may make a purchase request or interlibrary loan. For assistance in literature search please contact your academic librarian below.

Where to find the books at the Arts and Humanities Library:

English linguistics: 420-429 1st floor
American literary science 810-819 basement
British literary science: 820-829 basement
British and American primary literature: S 12 og S 13 3rd floor Book Tower
In print journals 4th og 5th floor Book Tower


Selection of new books



If you find yourself stuck on a library related question, you may request an appointment for guidance ('Order a librarian'). We are happy to visit research groups or other groups in need of an update on our services. Please find the contact address at the bottom of this page. We (in cooperation with other specialists at the university library) will be able to answer questions regarding:

  • An overview of relevant databases and platforms with their respective strengths and weaknesses
  • Use of thesauri and controlled vocabularies in the databases
  • The use of search builders/command searchinng
  • How to document your searches
  • Exhaustive and precise searching
  • Finding and using e-books
  • Citing correctly
  • EndNote
  • Copyrights and publishing
  • Publication fees and funding
  • Analysing scientific literature using bibliometric methods
  • Measuring citations - methods and use for evaluation purposes
  • The national system for registering, evaluating and reporting of research and research documentation (CRIstin)