Reference services/user instruction
The library staff consists of experienced information
specialists within most of the disciplines offered at the University.
They offer high quality reference services. Reference books for the
different disciplines are found at their respective faculty
libraries. The library also subscribes to a number of information
databases that can be searched via the library network. An increasing
number of reference and information sources can be accessed from work
The University Library records research in progress
and research publications at the Bergen University in the database for
research documentation called FORSKDOK.
The library offers instruction and courses for library
users so that they are able to utilize the library's collections and
search the literature databases. All the faculty libraries have
a standard learning program for users. User education can be customized
to fit the special needs of individuals and groups.
In addition to PCs for database searches, each faculty
library has Web access. This service is primarily intended for users
of the library's Internet services and more general information services.
Patrons can also sende and read e-mail provided they have an e-mail
account at the University.