Ringerike campus library

At campus Ringerike, you will find the USN library on your right up the stairs from the main entrance. The library is placed in an open bright room with a large glass wall facing the hallway and the atrium. Here you can choose between workplaces on the main floor, or up on the mezzanine.

Knowledge and guidance

The library is open to everyone. Books, magazines, and databases are available to all visitors. Most books and magazines can be borrowed, except for a few that can only be used at the library. During the day, students and staff can receive professional guidance in the use of the library's services. In the evening, the library is staffed by student assistants.

Meeting place

The library is among the most visited places on campus. Here you meet other students, work on your studies, do group work or take a break with today’s newspapers, board games, or jigsaw puzzles. NB. Hot food is not allowed in the library.

Dagslån or day loan books

The library has a copy of the curriculum for “day loans”. These books can be borrowed but need to be returned the next working day.

Accessible and user-friendly

The library is designed so that users can easily find and borrow literature on their own. Loans/returns of books take place via the lending machine. The student/employee card (or student card app) is used as a library card. The premises are available to students and employees outside serviced opening hours (lock-in with student/employee card).

Workplaces at the library

The library has many different workplaces and individual workplaces. Here you can sit one by one or in groups. Please show consideration to others when studying at the library.

Request a librarian

The library answers all inquiries received at the library desk, by phone, email, or social media. The “Request a Librarian” service allows you to book an appointment with one of the librarians at the University College of Southeast Norway. Group lectures in literature search etc. can be arranged upon request. The service is for students and staff only.

Desktop computers

There are four desktop computers for use by students and staff, log in with the username and password you have received from IT. On these, you get access to the printer.

Printing, copying and scanning

You can print, copy, and scan. You must be logged in with your USN username and password. For more information about printing etc., log on to min.usn.no.

IT helpdesk

Unfortunately, the IT service does not have a service desk in the library on campus Ringerike. If you have IT questions or need help with login/password, contact IT on telephone 31008200 or email it-support@usn.no.

Quiet study areas

E212: a quieter study room. This study room has 13 study spaces.