- Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9-19 (July and August 9-17)
- The Library may be used by members of the Institutes of Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as by individuals related to the Institutes who need the services of the Library for their studies and postgraduate research. Members of other Archaeological Schools and Institutes may also use the Library as well as individuals doing postgraduate research
- Bags etc. may not be taken into the Library and can be left temporarily in the lockers in the basement
- The guests of the Library are kindly requested upon every visit to sign their name in the guestbook
- Smoking, food and drink as well as loud talking are not allowed in the Library
- No book may leave the Library. No book should be removed from the shelves unless a sign-out card is properly filled out and put in place of the book. Boxes with sign-out cards are available in the reading room of the Library
- The tables in the main reading room on the ground floor are available to the readers
- The readers are kindly requested to leave all books and periodicals on the booktrolley in the reading room after use
Computers - Internet - Photo Copying - Scanning
- The Internet may be accessed by our resident scholars from the 2 PCs on the second floor and the PCs may also be used for word processing etc.
The computers are for scholarly use only.
- The PCs in the reception are only for consulting our databases.
- Wireless network NorlibGuest is available for our resident scholars. Ask the Librarian for the password.
- Photo copying and scanning is possible.
Info to guests who use our shared computers
The Library has 2 computers on the 2nd floor for shared use by its visitors.
Our library provides strong firewall, the guest Wi-Fi is encrypted and all our devices are protected by software that meet all the needs of the GDPR compliance regulation but how you use or store your personal information or files is your responsibility.
When you use the shared computers please note that it is your obligation to delete your personal data after use. Always open your email in a private window and delete history after use. Do NOT save your email passwords etc on these computers.
And when you finish your work please delete all the data you may have stored.
Plan of the Library
Aa Archaeology, general
Ab Greece, modern
(Abh "Greece, modern Literature" & AbI "Literature translated into Greek": deposited in the Norwegian Institute)
Ac Nordic Countries
Af Textiles and fabrics
Periodicals, CVA, Offprints, Reprints, Dissertations,
- Ground floor:
Bj History of Music
Bk Film and history
Bb Reference books
Bd History, general
Be History, Greek
Bf History, Roman
Bg History of religion
Bh History of civilization
- First floor:
Scholars’ reading room:
Cd Archaeology, theory and method
Ce Archaeology, Greek
Cf Archaeology, localities
Ci Art, general
Cj Painting and ceramics
Ck Art, small objects
Cka Underwater Archaeology
Scholars’ office 1:
CL Inscriptions and papyri
Cn Greek authors
Scholars’ office 2:
Cna LOEB - Greek authors
Cnb OCT Oxford Classical Texts - Greek authors
Scholars’ office 3:
Cg Topography, Greece
Cga Topography, Athens
Cgb Topography, Geography and Maps
Cp History of literature
- Second floor:
Dk Archaeology, oriental
Db Latin authors I
Scholars’ office 4:
Dg Natural science and medicine
Scholars’ office 5:
Db Latin authors II
Scholars’ office 6:
Dba LOEB - Latin authors
Dc Archaeology, Italian
Dd Topography, Italian
- A Toilet is on the 2nd floor and a kitchen & balcony on the top floor
- New books and periodicals are exhibited in the 1. floor hall