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Published June 23, 2020 11:04 AM

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus is open. The other libraries keep their take away library open, but with reduced opening hours. We are planning to run as normal, with normal opening hours for all our libraries, from 10 August, provided the situation allows for this.

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Published May 20, 2020 2:27 PM

The Nordic network of imaging platforms, Bridging Nordic Microscopy Infrastructures BNMI, has been awarded NOK 2.5 million from NordForsk. The Norwegian coordinating node in this network is NorMIC Oslo, an infrastructure at the Department of Biosciences, UiO.

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Published May 7, 2020 8:55 AM

Through new agreements with Wiley and Taylor & Francis, students and staff at UiO and OUS now have access to over 120,000 more e-book titles than before. In total, we now have access to over 900,000 e-books in Oria, the library's catalog.

Skrivementorer veileder i zoom
Published May 4, 2020 1:48 PM

The Academic Writing Centre is a consultation service for students and faculty at the UiO.  Although the campus is closed, the centre is open online for all inquiries about the study situation in general and essay writing in particular.

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Published Apr. 14, 2020 2:12 PM

There is much new to learn about the Coronavirus. This spring, the Department of Biosciences invited researchers from home and abroad to share what they know about the virus and the development of vaccine. Watch the video from the seminars below.

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Published Apr. 6, 2020 12:49 PM

The week after Easter, the University Library will open a limited service for collecting highly needed material from our printed collections. The service will be offered within the national guidelines for infection control. It is not possible to return any books to the Library until we are up and running with normal services again. 

Announcement of the idea competition featuring a coronavirus-shaped lightbulb
Published Apr. 2, 2020 3:04 PM

Inven2 is organizing an exceptional idea competition due to the ongoing pandemic. Are you a student or employee at the University of Oslo or in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and have a good idea for an innovative product or service? Then you can take part in the Idea Prize and win NOK 100,000 as well as advice and help to take the idea to market.

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Published Apr. 2, 2020 12:01 PM

Do you miss the study rooms or the library desk? We have opened digital versions of the Science Library and the HumSam library in Zoom. Choose your favourite room to meet real, live librarians and other students. You can find Shut up & write at the Academic writing centre in the Humsam Zoom room.

Updated 29.06: The extraordinary library is closed from 29th June.

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Published Apr. 1, 2020 11:15 AM

Recently, UiO started using Zoom for both digital teaching and video meetings, and the use of Zoom at UiO has seen tremendous growth in the past weeks. But with the use of new tools new questions arise. Here, UiO's head of IT security Espen Grøndahl answers the most important questions.

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Published Mar. 10, 2020 10:18 AM

The journal packages from PsycARTICLES and the ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection are no longer available after March 1, 2020. At UiO and OUS, we have had access to these journal packages through "Helsebiblioteket". Update as of March 23: The library has now set up the Get It Now service to access articles.