Roskilde Universitetsbibliotek (RUb) set udefra

Use the library

Roskilde University library (RUb) is located just off the RU main entrance and is built as an open, bright and welcoming library space.

RUb is specially designed to be a workspace for students and staff at the Roskilde University - and in the best possible way accompany them in their studies.

The Library is open

Opening hours from 24 August, 2020.

It is important that the general COVID-19 guidelines and distance is being kept: Guidelines for reopening Roskilde University - 16 August 2020.

With access card
All days 08:00 - 00:00

Without access card
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00

Personal service
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00

In the summer vacation period from week 26 to 34 and between Christmas and New Year including Dec. 23:
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 15:00
Saturday, Sundays and public holidays closed

Service for students and staff at Roskilde University is available on RU's intranet

Facilities in the library building

  • WiFi covering the entire building
  • Two reading rooms
    - computers allowed in the bigger room
    - with lockers and seating for 15 persons
  • Group room (L3) with large screen
  • Four group tables with large screens for laptops (section B og C)
  • Mikrofilm room with scanner
  • Two classrooms seating 12 persons each for hands-on classes
  • Access to print from all computers
  • Access to black-and-white and color copiers
  • Scanners

Booking of group-room

Students and staf at Roskilde University can book the group-room (L3)  in the Outlook/Webmail calender. The room can be booked for up to three hours. The same person can book the room one time per day.

Other facilities, including group tables with large screens, can not be booked ("first-come, first-served").

Find your way at RUb

Map of library

Find your way to the library's many collections and facilities

The building

Facts about the university library building

Architect: Henning Larsen Architects A / S

Engineer: Carl Bro A / S

Landscape Architect: Torben Schønherrs studio

Floor area: 7,600 m2

Number of shelf space on open shelves: 11.000

Number of shelf space in the closed magazine: 6,000

Put into operation: August 2001