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Introduction to the Library

Here you will find a short introduction to the Library's services.

Borrowing books

In order to borrow printed books from the Library, you must first register as a library user. To read e-books, you need to log in with your user account and password.

Are you a distance learning student?

If you are a distance learning student at the University of Gävle and living outside Gävle municipality in Sweden, you can have books sent to you by post.

Library catalogue

In the University Library´s catalogue, you can locate printed books, in the library´s collections. By using your library card number and a PIN code, you can make renewals and reservations yourself.

Location of books

Course books are located on the entrance floor of the library. The easiest way to find these and other books is to search in our catalogue.

Subject Guides

We have subject guides for different subjects and programmes. The guides contain tips fr databases and other resources which are relevant to the subject area.

Accessing library resources from home

You are able to access the majority of our electronic resources, databases and journals from home.

Using the library’s computers

In order to use the computers in the library, you will need to log in with your user account.


The university’s print system, Eduprint, allows you to collect your printouts from any printer by logging in with either your HiG card or your user account and password.

The library contains three printers where you can print out, copy or scan documents.

Group study rooms

The library contains a number of rooms that can be booked for the purpose of group study. Other group rooms in the library are available on a first come, first served basis.


The Library

Telephone: 026-64 85 48 e-mail: biblioteket@hig.se
Postal address: Högskolan i Gävle, Biblioteket, 801 76 Gävle
Visiting address: Kungsbäcksvägen 47, Gävle

Published by: Maria Ambrén Page responsible: Jenny Ericsson Updated: 2024-03-07
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)