Information due to the coronavirus
The library's services are affected and adapted due to COVID-19, regarding opening hours and reservations among other things. Read more:
Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 31 March 2020)
Books are borrowed via our self-service machines. Use your Umu card/library card, Umu ID or social security number. The four-digit PIN number you have chosen must always be entered.
The loan period for interlibrary loans is generally one year but can be cut short if the lending library needs the book back for any reason.
Books with no hold requests will automatically be renewed 2 days before the due date. If a book needs returning, an e-mail will be sent, but you are still always responsible for returning books on time. You may also renew your loans yourself in the Library Search Tool:
Interlibrary loans can not be renewed in the Library Search Tool. Contact the library if you have questions about extending the loan.
If the book you want is checked out you may make a reservation in the Library search tool. When a copy of the book has arrived for you, a text message and an e-mail will be sent to you. Please pick up within three days!
Return your loans in our return units in the University Library (UB), in the return shelf at the Medical Library (MB) or via the self-service machine at UB Arts Campus. A receipt is issued on return.
When the Library is closed you may return your books in book drops located at:
Books can be returned by mail to University Library, Medical Library and UB Arts Campus. You are responsible for the loan until the book has arrived to the library and the loan is registered as returned.