About the Library

About the library

The Library is a resource for students and employees at the University of South-Eastern Norway. You can find a library at each of our campuses in Bø, Drammen, Kongsberg, Notodden, Porsgrunn, Rauland, Ringerike and Vestfold.


The Library offers:

  • Physical and digital collections within USN's academic and research areas.
  • A total of 57 databases, more than 300 000 books, 207 000 e-books, and full-text from more than 20 000 journals/periodicals.
  • Scholarly resources available online 24/7 through Oria and other databases.
  • Guidance in how to use the library services.
  • Courses on how to perform a literature search and tips on how to write academic papers.
  • PhD thesises, master thesises and student papers for loan and in full-text.

You are welcome to recommend library material for purchase. Please contact us for suggestions or if you have any questions about our services.