The week after Easter, the University Library will open a limited service for collecting highly needed material from our printed collections. The service will be offered within the national guidelines for infection control. It is not possible to return any books to the Library until we are up and running with normal services again.
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For the first time in almost 75 years, the International Summer School (ISS) at the University of Oslo, will not take place with students visiting Oslo from around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is to blame. The ISS will be exploring opportunities to create virtual classes instead.
You will come a long way with short sessions, clear goals and your cell phone hidden in a drawer.
Inven2 is organizing an exceptional idea competition due to the ongoing pandemic. Are you a student or employee at the University of Oslo or in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and have a good idea for an innovative product or service? Then you can take part in the Idea Prize and win NOK 100,000 as well as advice and help to take the idea to market.
Do you miss the study rooms or the library desk? We have opened digital versions of the Science Library and the HumSam library in Zoom. Choose your favourite room to meet real, live librarians and other students. You can find Shut up & write at the Academic writing centre in the Humsam Zoom room.
In order to ensure predictability for students and staff, UiO has decided that ordinary lectures and teaching will remain digital through the end of this semester.
Access more than 250 medical textbooks with ClinicalKey Student. The University of Oslo has trial access for product testing until the end of May 2020.
The ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection journal package is no longer available after April 1, 2020. At UiO and OUS, we have had access to this journal package through the Health Library.
Recently, UiO started using Zoom for both digital teaching and video meetings, and the use of Zoom at UiO has seen tremendous growth in the past weeks. But with the use of new tools new questions arise. Here, UiO's head of IT security Espen Grøndahl answers the most important questions.
Access to PsycARTICLES from the American Psychological Association (APA) is secured throughout 2020 through an extraordinary agreement.
This past week, digital interaction at the University of Oslo has increased significantly amongst both students and staff. The number of subject fields offering digital teaching is on the rise.
These days, most students and staff work from home. This is a temporary solution, and we will return to our original workplaces when the situation has improved.
Until then, here are some tips on how to work from home if you are unfamiliar with this work situation.
Are you a researcher or a clinician, and in need of publications on Covid-19? Medical library has made a collection of resources regarding the corona virus.
The Research Council of Norway has postponed application deadlines from 6 May to 20 May 2020 for calls for research project proposals.
There is a pandemic, and campus is closed. You have been ordered to stay at home, while studying has moved into the internet.
Friday, 20 March, the University of Oslo is opening a Helpdesk for digital services for students and staff.
Health science students at UiO are a valuable resource in the current situation faced by our healthcare system. Earlier this week, the Directorate of Health asked all qualified personnel to sign up, and now the students can also be contacted directly to work as reserve staff in the national health service.
EU extends deadlines for Horizon 2020 calls with original deadlines between now and 15 April. UiO delivers personnel and infection control equipment to the hospitals. We are working hard to set up alternative forms of examination and on Friday a digital course help desk will open for lecturers.
The contents of this page has moved. Please follow this link for digital help from the library.
The Law Library offers online assistance even though our Library in Domus Juridica is closed.
Updated on 25 May, 2020.
Because of corona situation, UiO is working from home. Following is updated information on the most important changes for students and staff. See also questions and answers.
This has been an extremely demanding week. Day by day, it became clearer that we had to increase our efforts to protect ourselves against the coronavirus (COVID-19). The seriousness of the situation was emphasised when the Government on Thursday introduced the most stringent measures ever in peacetime. Now, as a university and as individuals, we must do everything we can to contribute to the national and global «dugnad» that we all are part of right now.
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is encouraging all Norwegian citizens traveling abroad to consider traveling home as soon as possible, in a safe and calm manner, in consultation with their travel agency or airline.
The Norwegian Government has implemented strong measures to limit the transmission of coronavirus. University buildings are closed, and students and staff work at home. More information will be provided about what this entails for the organisation and the individual.