Drammen campus library
The library at campus Drammen is located in Papirbredden, next to the river. You can find our main entrance on the 1st floor.
Collecting books when campus is closed
The book/books you have ordered can be picked up at the stock receipt "Varemottak" in Fabrikkgata (the street between Papirbredden and Union) Monday – Thursday between 12:00 and 16:30, Friday 12:00-15:00. See pick-up details in your email! Please keep two meters away from our employees. Remember infection control! If you're in quarantine or in isolation, you'll need to send someone else to get the books.
Employees may pick up books from the pick-up shelf in the library - remember to borrow at the vending machine!
Knowledge and guidance
The library is a resource for students and employees at USN. The library is managed by librarians during the daytime. The library is managed by students in the evenings Monday-Thursday.
Most books and printed journals can be borrowed. Course literature marked pensum (curriculum), metode (method) and dagslån (one day loan) can only be borrowed by students and employees at USN.
Extended opening hours
The library has extended opening hours every day from 7:00am-10:45pm. You need to have a valid student- or employee ID at the University of South-Eastern Norway in order to use the library's extended opening hours. If you are not able to show a valid ID, you will be asked to leave. Please remember that your student ID is personal. You can contact IT Helpdesk to see if you have a valid access card in Drammen if you study at another USN campus. If you don't leave the building by 11:00pm, and the alarm goes off, you will be charged a fee by Securitas.
Courses and teaching
The library offers many different courses during each term. Please contact the library if you want us to teach your class more about searching, source criticism, reference techniques etc.
Group study rooms
The group study rooms in the library can be booked by students at USN through my.usn.no. Students at other universities and university colleges may use the rooms if they are available. Please note that external students must have a valid student card in order to use the group study rooms. You must be at least two persons in the room. The reservation will be cancelled if the group study room is not being used within 15 minutes of scheduled time.
There is a quiet reading room in the library. S2602 can also be used as a reading room when it is not used as a classroom.
Request a librarian
We answer all enquiries, whether they are made by phone, e-mail, social media or at our counter. If you want extra guidance on how to use EndNote or how to retrieve information, you are welcome to request a librarian. This service is reserved for students and employees at USN.
Printing, copying and scanning
You can print, copy and scan on our printers. You need to be logged in to one of our computers in order to print. Please note that your student/employee card must be initially activated at the IT helpdesk in order to function.
Audio Visual-material and other technical equipment
You can borrow extension cords at our counter.