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Your Library at Campus Odense

Operating hours: Monday-Thursday 8 am - 5 pm, Friday 8 am - 4pm.

24/7: Remember that students and employees at SDU have 24/7-access to the the library via  student card/employee card.


  • Access to the library for users who are not students or staff at SDU: Weekdays from 10 am - 2 pm via entrance K/59 (see map).
  • Saturdays closed
  • Friday 30 October the library will be without staff from 12 pm.
Note on Operating hours: Monday-Wednesday before Easter: 8.00-16.00.Autumn holiday 8.00-16.00The last week before Christmas: 8.00-16.00. Working days between Christmas and the New Year: 8.00-16.00. The day of the University's annual celebration: 8.00-12.00.(canceled for 2020)
The library is not staffed on the following Saturdays: Easter Saturday, the Saturday after, St. Bededag (national holiday), if the Saturday is Constitution Day (5 June) or the day after (6 June), if the Saturday is the last Saturday before Christmas, and the Saturday between Christmas and the New Year.  The Library is not staffed on Constitution Day (5 June), Christmas Eve's day and New Year's Eve's day. If the first Saturday of the year is the 2 January, then the library is not staffed.
The only time the Library it is closed for 24/7 access is on the Friday or the university's annual celebration,, where the library is locked from noon until next day.

Campus library administrates the loan of books and journals not only from its own collections but also from all the collections of the University Library of Southern Denmark. The library also deals with requests for material from other libraries at home and abroad.

In addition to user guidance and the provision of literature, the library’s work includes the selection, acquisition, classification and cataloguing of books and journals. A publication exchange programme is maintained with other research institutions and the department for faculty library service provides a range of services for the university’s department libraries in Odense. Finally, the library is engaged in research.

University Library of Southern Denmark
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M

Tel.: 6550 2611 - Guidance: 6550 2622

E-mail address:

Courses at your Library

See the list of courses at Campus Odense

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Supervised Reading Room - Research Reading Room

Once you have ordered materials that are for use only in reading rooms (eg a master thesis), you can access them at the Research Reading Room.

See information on the Research Reading Room