Access to library services during the coronavirus outbreak

The Library during the autumn semester 2020

On August 19th, the Library will open with restrictions on opening hours and access to study places. It is important to remember to keep your distance and take care of hand hygiene when visiting the library. Together we can reduce the spread of infection.

Opening hours and contact information

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 09:00-17:00
Saturday and Sunday: closed

Contact information:
Telephone: 033-435 40 50
E-mail: biblioteket@hb.se

Restrictions on the premises

In order to reduce the risk of the spread of infection and to make it feel safer to stay on the premises, the following measures have been taken:

  • The number of study places has been reduced
  • The number of computer workplaces has been reduced
  • Contact with the information point takes place at a distance through plexiglass
  • Information on keeping your distance and maintaining hand hygiene is available
  • Hand alcohol is available at computer workplaces and loan machines

Activities conducted digitally

The following activities will continue to be conducted digitally in the first instance (via Zoom):

  • Education
  • Language Lab
  • Search Lab and Search Support

Borrowing and returning books

It is no longer possible to order books via Primo for collection at the library. Now you do as before, come to the library and pick up the books you want to borrow on the shelf, and borrow them at the lending station.

Books are returned in the return machine. It is available according to the library's opening hours and around the clock for those who have an access chip. If you do not have the opportunity to come here to return books, it is possible to send the books by mail.

We continue to lend out the course reference books located on floor 1.

Please note that overdue fines for books returned late are in operation as we open on August 19th.

The electronic library

The main part of the Library collections, besides the printed material, are available on the website.

More information

The restrictions applies until further notice. Please keep updated by the university website.

Welcome to the Library - keep your distance and wash your hands. If you feel sick, please stay at home.