• Any resident above the age of 18 can borrow documents from the University Library. Most of the University Library's printed material is for loan. You can search for material in Oria
  • Guaranteed lending time of two weeks.
  • How do I search?
  • Read our lending rules here
  • For students the student ID card is the library card. From the time you receive your student ID-card it will pass approx. 2 days before it is vallid as a patron card with the University Library.
  • In the event of problems with your student iD card, you must contact the Student Information Office before you are allowed to borrow material from the library.
  • If you are not a student, you must show up at one of our libraries and produce valid identification (e.g. bank card or driver's licence) before you get a library card.

There is a guaranteed lending time of two weeks. As long as there is no waiting list, a loan will be automatically renewed. When you receive a recall notice, you will have to return the book and borrow it again if necessary.


Order/reserve material on loan

  • If a document is on loan or unavaible from your campus, you can order/reserve it in Oria. Go to Oria and sign in in the top right corner. Click the tab Get it and then click Request. Choose pickup location and hit Request. You will be notified when the document is ready for you.
  • If you cannot locate a document on the shelf, use the same procedure as above, but include a note in the comment field (e.g. Not on shelf at NH-library").
  • You can not reserve material that is availabe in your library (or nearby libraries), this you must retrieve for yourself.

Order material not available from UiT

  • If you are a student or an employee and you need material we don't own, it can be ordered via inter library loan. If however we have electronic access to the material you're looking for, we do not order printed copies from other libraries.
  • Sign in to Oria and search for the titlein the tab All libraries Click Get it and choose Resource sharing request. Review the information on the form and hit Request. You will be notified when the document is ready for you.
  • If you wish to renew an inter library loan please contact the University Library.

The University library's services are free of charge.


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