Valla Library has moved

On August 1st, Valla Library opened in Studenthuset. The grand opening took place during the Festival Week, 30 August–5 September 2019. To help you find your way around the new library, we give you some basics regarding the layout.

The new library premises are located on floors 3, 4, 5 and 6 in Studenthuset. The Library stacks are on floor 1. These are some of the key places in the library.

Tour of Valla Library
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At the library information desk on floor 3, librarians are on hand to help you with information seeking, library loans and other library services. The information desk is staffed: Mondays–Thursdays 8 am–8 pm, Fridays 8 am–5 pm and Saturdays 11 am–3 pm.  Peter Karlsson
The collection of reference copies of textbooks is also located on floor 3, as well as books available for pick up, newspapers and the current issues of some journals. Just next to the information desk, there is the self return machine. Peter Karlsson
On floors 4 and 5, there are plenty of reading spaces. These floors also house the book collection of Swedish fiction. If you need a completely quiet space, use the silent reading room on floor 4. On the 4th floor, there is also the "Researcher's lounge". The library’s combined Digital Lab and Makerspace (DigiMaker) is located on floor 5. The collections of books of fiction in other languages than Swedish, e.g. English, French and German, are available on floor 6. Peter Karlsson
The main part of the book collection is placed in the Library stacks on floor 1. You are welcome to order library books in the library search service or visit the Library stacks Mondays–Fridays 8 am–5 pm. Peter Karlsson

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Campus Valla's new meeting place

Besides Valla Library, Studenthuset house group activity rooms, lecture halls and an affordable café run by students. As a natural meeting place, Studenthuset offers information services for students all in one place.

At the information centre on floor 2 (entrance level), students can get the help they need regarding almost all study related issues. Study counsellors and student health services will also be available in Studenthuset.

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