University of Bergen : University Library

Services for distance learning students

Ordering books and articles

Books and articles from periodicals etc. can be ordered through our online catalogue BIBSYS. Books may normally be borrowed for a period of four weeks, but there are special rules for textbooks. Loans can be renewed, unless the book is reserved by another borrower.

Sending of ordered literature

Ordered materials will be sent to your home address.
Borrowing books is free of charge. Return postage must be paid by the borrower.
Invoice for copies from articles etc will be sent to borrowers twice per semester.


Distance learning students will get invoices from the University library twice per semester. Prices are: NOK 60,- per article for articles from other libraries, and NOK 1,- per page for articles from the library's own collections. In order to make use of this service students must present a signed contract form to the library.

Contract form for agreement on payment (in Norwegian)