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Use of the library

The library and the archive are open to the public. 

Four people are sitting in the library reading a book.
Photo: UiO/Francesco Segrè

The collection and archive can be consulted in the reading room, but cannot be taken out of the building. The reading room has extended opening hours for researchers and students from Norwegian universities. Users are kindly requested to deposit the books in the grey trolley-bookshelf after consultation.

It is strictly forbidden to consume food and beverages in the library or the reading room in the annex.

Print, copies and scanning

Images and articles may be copied for study or research purposes, by using mobile phones or digital cameras. Requests for permissions to copy documents should be forwarded to the librarian in advance of your visit. 

Documents, photographs and other materials may be protected by copyright not owned by the Norwegian Institute. It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain the necessary permission for reproduction or use. The librarian may provide contact information to the copyright owner if accessible.

The librarian is a subject specialist in the main themes of the Institute library and can assist students and researchers in using the library and archive.

Researchers and students at the Institute have access to collections and digital resources from all the major research libraries in Italy. Please contact librarian Manuela Michelloni by e-mail for access. 


Published Aug. 11, 2020 12:48 PM - Last modified June 28, 2022 1:43 PM