Books can be available as hard copies or as e-books. Sort this under "Material Type" in advanced search or in the right column of the search results. You automatically search the USN-library collections. "Norwegian Academic Libraries" searches all Oria connected norwegian libraries.

Print books

OriaOpen Oria and search for title, author, subject or ISBN.

Get it points to the campus holding the book, where it is in the library, and if it is available.

If the book is on loan, or is on another campus, you may log in to order it.

Numbers and letters in the right column points to the book's shelf location.Bokhylle med bøker

These numbers and letters are also on the back of the book:


How to find books in the library (video)



In Oria select e-books under Material Type on the search results list. Choose Available online and View it for the link to the database containing the document. If you are off campus, log on with your USN username and password. Some e-books can be read online only, others may also be downloaded and saved as a file to your computer. The Ebook Central e-books database requires you to create a personalized user account (free) to download or print. See procedures in the help menu. Read more about access to e-books.


If you can't find the book


• Check your spelling

If uncertain about your spelling, trunk the keywords with the character *
Example: searching for Nurs* matches nursing, nurses, nursery etc.