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Find your way around

The entrance, first, third and basement floors are open to visitors. This page will give you an overview of the house.

Information desk

The information desk is on the entrance floor, just as you enter the library section.

Pickup shelves and self-service machine

You will find requested books on the pickup shelves, and you can use the self-service machine to check them out.


The books you can pick up from the shelf are available on the third floor. Take the elevator from the information desk or the stairs at the other end of the building to reach the third floor.

The reference collection is on the entrance floor.

Study spaces

There are study spaces on the entrance floor and the first floor. On the entrance floor, there are public computers as well.

Silent reading rooms

There are three silent reading rooms on the entrance floor, Tegnérsalen, Wallengrensalen, and Bengtssonsalen. They are open to all visitors. On the first floor, there are reading rooms for scholars.

Special Collections Reading Room

The Special Collections Reading Room is in the basement. The staircase to the basement is in the Eastern part of the entrance floor.

Microfilm and newspaper computer

Microfilm and the newspaper computer are in the basement. The staircase to the basement is in the Eastern part of the entrance floor.


There are three printers for copying, scanning, and printing on the entrance floor.


There are toilets to the left of the information desk on the entrance floor. In the eastern stairwell and the basement, there are also toilets.

Café UB

Café UB is in the basement, which you reach by the stairs to the right as you enter the entrance. 


  • Parking spaces at Helgonavägen 2A
  • Ramp and accessible elevator by the main entrance
  • Accessible toilet next to the Information Desk