Biology Library (EBC)

The Biology Library is unstaffed but you are welcome to use our digital information desk Ask the Library.

Today's hours

  1. Open for everyone
  2. With campus card 05:00–00:00

Different opening hours for access without a campus card may apply. See the campus website.

EBC byggnad

From the entrance on Norbyvägen, there is a door opener and lift for access to the library’s lower floor. There are lifts between the two floors in the library.

Borrow and return

The self-service machine is located to the left when you enter the library (downstairs via the entrance from Norbyvägen). After returning material in the machine, please put it in the return box. You can also return books borrowed at our other libraries.

Your loans are renewed automatically where possible.

Books for pickup

Books that you have requested or queued for can be found on a trolley to the left of the self-service machine.

Interlibrary loans and articles

Interlibrary loans and articles are also available on the trolley by the self-service machine. Interlibrary loans do not need to be registered in the self-service machine.

Read more about loans

  • No food is allowed in the library.
  • Water and coffee are allowed if you have a top on your cup or bottle.
  • There is a café, lunch restaurant, and a pantry with microwave ovens in other parts of the building.

  • Seats for individual work: 13
    – with standing desks: 4
  • Seats with computers: 4
    – with adjustable desks: 2
  • Sofa groups: 5
  • Areas for group work: 3
  • Group rooms: 0
Två personer står böjda över ett mikroskop. Två andra personer sitter med varsin laptop.
Två gröna fåtöljer och en stor, grön växt i biblioteksmiljö.
Några personer sitter och pluggar runt ett bord. Bakom dem står en whiteboard. I förgrunden syns en stor grön växt.
Två personer med varsin laptop sitter vid ett jättestort fönster.
Burspråk med gröna kuddar. I taket lyser en stjärnhimmel.
En person sitter i en grå soffa.
Två zebra-randiga stolar på ett grönrutigt golv.
Trapp med grönrutiga steg och en projektor.
En stor grön växt och två grå sittpuffar.
Två personer sitter och arbetar vid några datorskärmar.

Bookable areas and equipment

  • Projection surface, including stereoscope and microscope (for staff and students).
  • Touch screen (for students).
  • VR area (for students).

Book in TimeEdit – select the area "Lagerträdet".


Copy, scan and print

Everyone is welcome to use the University's printing system eduPrint.

EBC Makerspace

EBC Makerspace is a place for creative activities, where you can make prototypes with 3D printers, solder, use VR technology and learn various creative methods through open workshops.

Read more about EBC Makerspace

En person tittar på en bunt skiftnycklar. På väggen hänger fler handverktyg.

Public computers

As a student, researcher or employee at Uppsala University, you use your university account and password A to access the computers. Other visitors can get a temporary account at one of our information desks. You can see which of our libraries have information desks and when they are open on the page Opening hours and contact.


All IT technical support is provided by the University's IT support.

Wireless network

Students and researchers use the Eduroam network. Other visitors are welcome to use the UU-guest network.

How to find the Biology Library

Visiting address: Evolutionary Biology Centre (EBC), Norbyv. 14
House 1 Floor K1 and 0
Postal address:
Uppsala universitetsbibliotek, Bio
Norbyv. 14
752 36 Uppsala


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