Porsgrunn campus library

You can find the library in the glass hallway right inside the main entrance. The library offers several different study places, a quiet reading room, computer lab and group study rooms. In addition to non-fiction, our collection includes fiction, childrens books, movies and audio books.

About us

The library is open to everyone. Books, journals and databases are available for all visiting. Most books and journals can be borrowed. The library is manned by librarians and students during daytime. You can use you student card/employee card and pincode outside our manned opening hours to access the library. You can borrow books on our self-service machine using your card.

Meeting place

The library is among the most visited places on campus. Here you can  meet other students, study alone or work in a group, or simply take a break while reading our newspapers and journals.

One-day loan

The library offers one-day loans in addition to regular loans of course literature. Please ask at the counter in order to borrow a one-day loan. The books are only meant to be used on campus.

Study places

The library has several different study places, including both small and large tables, a quiet reading section, computer lab, and group study rooms. The group study rooms can be booked using TimeEdit.

Courses and teaching

The library offers many different courses during each term. Please see the library front page and our Facbook pages for more information.

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 contact us. This service is reserved for students and employees at USN.