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How to become a user of the SDU library

Student or employee at SDU:
As a student or employee at SDU you are automatically registered as a user of the library. 
Your student/employee card also works as your library card.
Use your SDU login to access the e-resources and to place holds on books in the library catalogue.

Employees at OUH:

If you are employed at OUH and wish to borrow books and journals from the SDU library, you need to register as a user and send an email to Include the library number you have received as well as information on which department at OUH you are employed. The materials your order will be sent to OUH Bibliotek where you can pick them up.

Other users:

University Library at Southern Denmark is a public library and anyone with permanent residence in Denmark can become a user of the library.


Register yourself as a user of the University Library of Southern Denmark here.


After registration, you will receive an e-mail with your library number and PIN.

The yellow health card is your library card.

When signing up as a user you accept the University Library's rules.


Once you are registered as a user of the library, you can borrow materials at the library, place holds on books, renew your loans and update your personal information in our library system.

Last Updated 26.05.2020