The Vestfold campus library


The library at Vestfold Campus is situated near the main entrance close to the information desk and café. The library covers 2.400 m² over two stories. The library is open to everyone and offers current collections of course literature, journals and online databases.

What do we offer at the library:

  • The collections
    The library is open to everyone. Do college level research using our print collection, or by accessing thousands of full text articles online from our online databases. Skilled librarians will answer your questions during office hours. After 4 in the afternoon and at Saturdays, student assistants work in the library.
  • Study rooms, reading rooms and computer labs
    Find a quiet place to study in our study rooms, or do group work in one of our group rooms. We have a total number of 44 quiet study places, 3 computer labs with a total of 77 places, and 8 group rooms and 5 individual study rooms.

  • Courses and events
    The Vestfold library hosts many events and courses throug the semester, that both students and faculty can attend to. The libary is more than willing to give presentatsions at faculty meetings. We are comitted to give multiple forms of training in information seeking, citation tools and academic writing for undergraduates at HSN.  We also have a number of open events and workshops. Most are in Norwegian, but if requested, they will be held in English. 

  • Meeting place
    We have a total number of 370 study- and social meeting places in the large open areas of the library. Meet fellow students and study at large tables where you can spread out, take a break with today's newspapers, or play a game of chess.

  • Request a librarian
    We will answer to all your questions in the counter, by e-mail or on social media. If you need extra help doing your literature research, help with EndNote or other library services, book a time with a librarian.

  • Tech support (IT support)
    Need help troubleshooting computer or printing problems? You will find IT support on the first floor of the library. The counter is open during normal office hours only: Monday-Thursday from 8.30-15.30 and Fridays from 8.30-14.00

  • Fiction, children's books, movies and audio books, comics
    We hace a collection of fiction and comics (Norwegian and English), and a collection of children's literature on the 1st floor. On the main floor we have DVDs, audio books and a small collection of musical CDs.


Opening hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm
Access with student card or employee card:
All days: 8:00am-11:00pm


Phone: 31 00 95 50