Order books and articles from outside the library

Material that is not held at Uppsala University Library can be ordered as loans or copies from other libraries by students, researchers and employees at Uppsala University, as well as by employees of Uppsala County Council.

If you think something is missing in our collections, you can suggest a purchase. 

Information for other libraries

Request an interlibrary loan

Suggest a purchase

Copy, print and digitisation

At the library you can use eduPrint to print, copy and scan documents. Students and researchers connected to eduroam can also use their own laptop, tablet or smartphone to print. You can buy printing coupons at Carolina Rediviva and at most university receptions or pay by card online in the eduPrint portal.

Log in as student

Log in as guest

Please order digitisation from our Digital Imaging service when you want copies of fragile material, or digital photographs, for example.

More about eduPrint

Computers and wireless networks

There are computers at all subject libraries. Log in with your user ID and password A. There are two wireless networks (UpUnet-S and Eduroam) for students and staff.

Users from outside Uppsala University can use our computers with a guest account. Create an account in one of our information desks. There is a guest network (UU-Guest) available at all libraries except The Medical Library.

Wi-Fi for students and staff
Wi-Fi for guests
IT support

Read/download e-resources

The Library’s e-resources are available to students, researchers, employees and others active at Uppsala University. To access our resources off-campus, log in in with your user-ID and password A.

All books can be read in your browser as long as you have an internet connection. If you want to download books for offline reading, you will need an Adobe account and a reading app or program.

An easy way to organise your e-journals and articles is to use the the app BrowZine. With BrowZine you can find, read and organise periodicals and articles on your tablet or smartphone.

Reading rooms and study places

In total, there are 1 600 study places at the Library, distributed across all twelve subject libraries. We have quiet reading rooms, rooms with conversation permitted and seminar rooms for group studies.

Our special collections are available for research and study in the Special Reading Rooms at Carolina Rediviva.

At most of our libraries there is room for group work. You can book some of them, as well as other group rooms on the different campus areas:

Book a group study room

Digital Labs and Makerspace

As a student or employee at Uppsala University you can access Digital Labs and makerspace Here you can learn more about data & statistics, digital research tools, publishing and virtual reality.

The labs and makerspace are flexible and creative learning environments where you can explore data, multimedia and visualisation techniques.

More about labs/makerspace

Book cabinets at Carolina Rediviva

Book cabinets at Carolina Rediviva allow you to borrow and store in-house use loans and other library material for longer periods of time. We cannot guarantee that everyone who applies for a cabinet will receive one. Researchers and students writing their thesis are prioritised.

Read more and apply

Food and drink

You are not allowed to eat in the library, but there are cafés/restaurants and student pantries at Carolina Rediviva and on the campus areas.

You are not allowed to drink coffee in Carolina Rediviva and the Karin Boye Library, but it is allowed in the other subject libraries.

Service dogs on duty are allowed in all libraries. 

Rules for using Uppsala University Library


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