Reading rooms and group rooms in the library - Kunnskapsbasen
Reading rooms and group rooms in the library
On this page you can find information about rooms in The University Library; how you book group study rooms and rules on how you use them. The library offers varied places for reading and studying, with and without PC's. All students are free to use the library's study spaces.
NB: Due to current infection control, the libraries have reduced the number of available study spaces.
- Book a room
- Follow the infection prevention measures
- Architecture and Civil Engineering Library
- Dora Library
- Dragvoll Library
- The Economics and Management Library
- Fine Art Library
- Gjøvik Library
- The Gunnerus Library
- The Lysholm Library
- Marine Technology Library
- Medicine and Health Library
- Music Library
- Natural Science Library
- Technology Library
- Tungasletta Library
- Alesund Library
Book a room
Group study rooms in the library must often be booked. The person who books is responsible for seeing to that infection control rules are followed when using the room.
Trouble with booking? Contact the Study Department
Follow the infection prevention measures
Users of reading rooms and group rooms must comply with the 1 metre distancing rule and other rules for preventing infection. We all share responsibility for infection prevention.
- Please wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer
- Cough and sneeze into a tissue, or your elbow
Architecture and Civil Engineering Library
There are 116 study spaces, located in reading rooms and group rooms.
The library has two reading rooms, one with universal design.
The library has three group rooms on the second floor (UK) / third floor (US). Accessible through the library.
The Dora Library is located in Arkivsenteret. There are 60 study spaces located in three rooms.
Rules for room use
- The largest room is meant for group work where small and large groups can work together. Talking is allowed.
- Talking is not allowed in the smaller room.
- The third room has been equipped as a genealogy workshop by DIS-Sør-Trøndelag, an association for genealogical research using information technology as a tool. The room also contains the DIS’ book collection. On Tuesdays, DIS members are available to help you explore Norwegian ancestry and heritage.
All study spaces have power outlets, network cable outlets and wireless access for your laptop. You can borrow a network cable at the help desk.
Work stations for researchers
The library also has work stations for researchers in a separate room. The room is locked, you can pick up the key at the help desk.
There are 400 study spaces in the library. Most of them have power outlets. Map of the library
Group rooms and study cells
The library has 14 group rooms and four study cells. The group rooms have space for six people. Most of the group rooms are equipped with whiteboards. The study cells have space for two people. The rooms can be booked for four hours at a time during the library’s opening hours.
Quiet reading rooms
You can find quiet reading rooms in buildings 8 and 6B.
The Economics and Management Library
There are 50 study spaces in the library.
There are no group rooms in the library. A meeting room is available for booking, for staff only.
Fine Art Library
The library has five ordinary study spaces and five study spaces with PC / Mac.
There are two group work spaces in the library. There is also one group room (ROM613) with space for 10-14 people. The room is equipped with a mobile projector and a blackboard.
There are 42 study spaces in the library.
There are individual study spaces and places to collaborate, both in the library and in the M-building, which also has a quiet reading room.
The library has 6 group rooms. You can find more group rooms by the atrium in the A-building with transit from the library via the M-building.
Some of the group rooms has a big screen, others a whiteboard.
The Gunnerus Library
The reading room on the third floor (UK) / second floor (US) has 76 study spaces and is open to the public. There are also eight study spaces on the ground floor / first floor.
There is one group room and one classroom on the ground floor (UK) / first floor (US) and four on the first floor / second floor. These can be booked by groups of at least 2 persons for three hours per day. When capacity allows it, external users can use the group rooms.
Work stations for researchers
The library has a separate office for researchers on the ground floor (UK) / first floor (US). You can book this office for one week at a time. Contact the help desk for a booking form or send an email to book the office. The office has an adjustable desk.
The Lysholm Library
There are 350 study spaces, located in reading rooms and group rooms.
The library has six group rooms.
Marine Technology Library
There are 64 study spaces in the library. These are located in our reading halls and group rooms. The library also has two reading halls that are open around the clock.
The library has one group room (A2.022) with space for six people. The room is inside the library.
Medicine and Health Library
There are 300 study spaces in the library. See also this overview of student work spaces available at Øya campus, administered by the Faculty of Medicine.
There are 12 group rooms in the library (Floor 2 and 3 in the Knowledge Center, Øya campus). There are seven group rooms with space for 12 people, and five group rooms with space for six people. All the group study rooms are equipped with a monitor to which you can connect your own PC, except one group room on Floor 3 (Atlas) which is equipped with a projector.
Rules for room use
- The rooms are meant for groups, minimum two people.
- Maximum 4 hours reservation at a time, in order to allow other groups to use the room.
The library has a quiet reading room with six study spaces. We also have a sofa corner in the public section of the library.
The library has one group room with space for five to six people and a group/class room with space for ten people. The rooms are on the second floor (UK) / third floor (US). Our Diva room (large group room) has a TV, DVD player and an available PC that can be booked at our help desk.
Rules for room use
- The Diva room can also be used by the institute’s employees and students after regular opening hours (this applies to Music Performance Studies and Music Technology. You need to have a key card for Olavskvartalet to gain access and you must book the room in advance).
- The smaller group room can be used by the institute’s employees and students after regular opening hours (no booking required, applies to Music Performance Studies and Music Technology).
- The other rooms and facilities can only be used during the library’s opening hours.
- Books from the library that you want to use in the group rooms after opening hours must be borrowed.
Natural Science Library
There are 400 study spaces in the library.
Group rooms and reading rooms
The library has eight group rooms and 11 reading rooms. The group rooms have space for eight to ten people, the reading rooms have space for one or two people. The rooms are on the ground floor (UK) / first floor (US) and on the basement floor, U1.
Book group study rooms and reading rooms
There are 116 study spaces and 14 study spaces with computers.
The library has four group rooms (M68A, B, C and D) with whiteboards.
There are 22 study spaces in the library.
There are no group rooms in the library.
There are about 230 study spaces in the library. At the 2nd floor there are two reading rooms with 150 study spaces. One of them is a quiet reading room.
At the 1st floor there are 12 group rooms with 75 study spaces. There are also six sofas and several single study spaces in the library.
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