Your university library

Aarhus University Library is your university library which covers all the libraries on campus as well as det Kgl. Bibliotek.

We work together to give you access to all the research and literature you need throughout your studies.

One library - many locations

AU Library has multiple locations. You are free to choose which service location you wish to make use of, when you need to pick up and return books. However, if you have any academic questions regarding a specific field it would be wise to pick a service location that is connected to that specific field.

Library user at AU Library

All new students at Aarhus University are automatically registered as library users at AU Library. You have received an email with your library login which consists of your civil registration number and a 4-digit PIN code. You can also get your PIN code re-sent to your email or change the code.

MyPrint

MyPrint is AU Library's joint print and copy solution. With your library login you can automatically gain access to MyPrint and use the service on all the different locations.  Read more about prices, print options and more.

Opening hours

The opening hours vary from location to location - and it is possible to get guidance in your specific academic field from our staff. Most service locations also have 24/7 access for students and employees connected to their main scientific field.

Study environment - use the library

Each service location provides you with the opportunity to use their reading rooms, group rooms, work spaces with widescreens, computers with internet access and much more. These study environments are accessible to everyone.

Online access

You gain access (home access) to the enormous amount of online resources, that AU Library has bought access to. These resources can be accessed through library.au.dk
When you are a registered user at mit.au.dk you will have instant access to the online resources from AU Library

Read more about home access

FAQ

How do I become a user?

As a new student at Aarhus University you are automaticalle registered as a library user. You have received an email with your library login. This login enables you to borrow our different materials and use MyPrint.

How many books can I borrow?

There is no limit as to how many books you can borrow at AU Library.

How do I get access to all the resources currently online at library.au.dk?

Once you are registered as a user and have chosen AU access (home access), you have access to online resources from AU Library through library.au.dk. Home access means that you can gain access to e.g. electronic journals, e-books, databases and much more from any PC you use, both from home and from abroad, e.g. as an exchange student.

Where is it possible to print?

AU Library offers MyPrint at all the service locations. You log in and pay online and upload the files that you wish to print. When you are ready to print you simply log on to a printer at the library. Read more about MyPrint and how to get started.

Which service locations can I use?

AU Library has multiple locations. You are free to choose whatever service location you wish to make use of, when you need to pick up and return books. However, if you have any academic questions regarding a specific field it would be wise to pick a service location that is connected to that specific field or det Kgl. Bibliotek.

Where can I find and possibly copy literature to my courses (curriculum)?

Some of the libraries have bought curriculum literature for your specific course and this literature can be placed on seperate shelves (semester shelves) or in the reading room. This literature can be used on site and can be copied for personal use.

When is the library open?

The opening hours vary from location to location, but most libraries have 24/7 access for students and employees associated with the faculty. 

Where can I find reading rooms?

There are many different reading rooms spread out across the service locations. We have made a summary of where you can find them.