The Virtual Library

Are you at home and in need of help with academic writing, citation, literature searches or loans? Visit The Virtual Library every weekday 10-14.

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Visit The Virtual Library in Zoom

How does it work?

In The Virtual Library you can get guidance, join courses and participate in Shut up and Write in Zoom. All you need to do is to click the blue button or the links in the dropdown menue to enter. You will then meet a helpful library employee in a video chat - and you can choose to ask your questions via video or in the chat. Please sign in to Zoom using Feide.  

The waiting room 

First you come to the waiting room: Here you may have to wait a bit before you are greeted by a friendly library employee in Zoom.

Courses and events

Open desk

Talk to library staff one-on-one every weekday 10-14. Here you can ask about everything!

Introductory courses in EndNote

Join our 2x45 minutes intro to the reference management system EndNote. The course is open to all. Please make sure to install EndNote before joining the course.

27/10: 12:15-14 (Norwegian) Join the course
10/11: 10:15-12 (English) Join the course
17/11: 12:15-14 (Norwegian) Join the course
24/11: 10:15-12 (Norwegian) Join the course

Get started on your thesis (Norwegian)

The library's introductory course in Norwegian, for those who are about to start writing their Bachelor-, project- or Master's thesis. 

10/11: 12:15-14 (Norwegian) Join the course


Are you overwhelmed by large amounts of non-numeric data? This course is for you! NVivo is a software tool helping you organize and analyze qualitative research data. This is a two-day course. See our course calendar for more information and registration.

Part 1 3/11: 12:15-15 (Norwegian) Join the course
Part 2 4/11: 12:15-15 (Norwegian) Join the course

Copyright and using materials owned by others (Norwegian)

Did you find a good illustration on a website or a picture in a journal, and want to use them in your own work? Learn the basics of copyright, Creative Commons and best practice when it comes to using materials owned by others, in this introductory course. 

17/11: 10:15-12 (Norwegian) Join the course

Shut up and Write

Every Thursday 10-12

Work intensively with others! We facilitate two writing sessions of 45 mins. in silence with 15 min. break between. In the break you can share your frustrations and writing tips with fellow writers. 

Zotero (Norwegian)

Zotero is an open-source reference management tool, free to download and use. Zotero collects, manages and cites sources in a similar way to EndNote. Perfect for shorter papers! Please install Zotero before the course. 

20/10: 12:15-13:30 (Norwegian)



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