The Earth Sciences Library

The Earth Sciences Library is unstaffed but you are welcome to use our digital information desk Ask the Library.

Study spaces

Various seats for group work or individual studies  58
Seats in quiet study halls 36 (with 6 computers)
Seats with computers 10
  - with adjustable desks 1
Sofas that seat two 1
Armchairs 2
Group rooms, can be reserved 2

Book a group study room

Borrowing and returning books

Borrow and return

The self-service machine is located to the left of the library entrance. After returning material in the machine, please place it in the return box. You may return books borrowed at our other libraries.

To renew a loan, use our online service My loans.

Books for pickup

Books that you have ordered or queued for can be found on the trolley to the left of the library entrance.

Interlibrary loans and articles

Interlibrary loans and articles are also available on the trolley by the entrance. Interlibrary loans do not need to be registered in the self-service machine.

Food and drink

  • No food is allowed in the library.
  • Water and coffee are allowed if you have a top on your cup or bottle.
  • There is a café, lunch restaurant, and a pantry with microwave ovens in other parts of the building.

Course books

  • Geosciences
  • Human Geography

The same books might also be available at other libraries.


The library is on the entrance floor of the building.

There is a door opener into the building at the main entrance closest to the carpark. There are no door openers to the library, the quiet reading halls or the group rooms.

How to find the Earth Sciences Library

Street address: Villav. 16
Postal address: Villav. 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Last modified: 2023-09-06