About the Library

Students in 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 University Library offers:

  • Physical and digital collections within USN's academic and research areas.
  • More than 70 databases, 300 000 books, 450 000 e-books, and full-text from more than 30 000 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 use the library and its resources, and how to perform a literature search.
  • PhD dissertations, master's theses 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.