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Find your way around

The entrance floor, the first floor, the third floor, and the basement floor are open to the public.

Information desk

The information desk is situated on the entrance floor.

Pickup shelves and self-service machine

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


The books that you can pick up from shelf are available on the third floor. You can either take the elevator to the left of the information desk or the stairs at the other end of the building.

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

On the entrance floor, there are two silent reading rooms, Tegnérsalen, and Bengtssonsalen. They are open to all visitors. On the second floor, there is a reading room for researchers.

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 printers for copying, scanning, and printing on the entrance floor, close to the pickup shelves.


There are several toilets in the building, for example directly to the left of the main entrance, to the left of the information desk, and in the stairwell.

Café UB

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

Café UB is open weekdays from 11.30 am to 2 pm.


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