Request Special Collections materials for studying

Requested materials are brought to the Special Collections Reading Rooms.

  • You need a library card to order materials. Apply for a library card.
  • Requests for more than five items at a time must be made a week in advance. We can only guarantee to retrieve 5 volumes per retrieval and user, i.e. 10 volumes per day and user.  
  • Items that have been requested for use will be available for pick-up 8 days from the date of the request.
  • Items will be returned to the stacks if they have not been used for a period of 30 days after they are registered for loan.
  • Items will be withdrawn after 30 days if another library user has requested them.

How to request:
Old printed books or books from our special collections
Manuscripts, archival materials and correspondence
Music scores
Maps and pictures

Request old printed books

You can request old printed books and books from our special collections using your library card from our online catalogue Disa, Catalogue -1962 and Aurivillius/InventarietBibliotheca Walleriana, Occasional Poetry and Sermons. Before you make a request, search for the materials in Alvin – platform for digital collections and digitised cultural heritage.

If you don't find the material you are searching for in the catalogues mentioned above, please use our order form:
Order form for special collections material - requests for more than five items at a time must be made a week in advance.

If you have any questions regarding the materials, please contact: ask.library@ub.uu.se

Request music scores

You can request some of our old printed music scores and modern music scores from our special collections using your library card from our online catalogue Disa, Catalogue of printed music -1970, Catalogue -1962 and Aurivillius/Inventariet. Before you make a request, search for the materials in Alvin – platform for digital collections and digitised cultural heritage.

If you would like to request handwritten music scores, or you don't find the material you are searching for in the catalogues mentioned above, please use our order form:
Order form for special collections material - requests for more than five items at a time must be made a week in advance.

If you have any questions regarding the materials, please contact: ask.library@ub.uu.se

Request maps and pictures

Before you make a request, search for the materials in Alvin – platform for digital collections and digitised cultural heritage.

For requesting materials from the maps and pictures collections, use our order form:
Order form for special collections materials - requests for more than five items at a time must be made a week in advance.

Some map materials may be included in the online catalogue Catalogue -1962, which you can request using your library card.

If you have any questions regarding the materials, please contact: ask.library@ub.uu.se

Contact

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