Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

You are here: Home / English / Delivery times and services

Delivery times and services

You do not have access to the material of the State and University Library. You have to request  the material via the web site of the library.

There is access to the material in the Library of Health Sciences.

Students and employees of Aarhus University have access to the electronic material of the State and University Library via their home computers.


  • Books which you have requested from 12 noon till 6 am are at your disposal the next day after 12 noon (from monday to friday).
  • Books which you have requested from 6 am till 12 noon are at your disposal the same day after 4 pm.

The delivery time for material requested from the Library of Health Sciences to pick up at the State and University Library (and vice-versa) is 2 weekdays.

You have to pick up your books not later than 8 days after you have requested them.

If you have made a reservation on a book you have to pick it up not later than 8 days  after you have received a message from the library that the book is ready for loan.

Books by mail

You can get books by mail if you live outside the postcode areas 8000-8270. You have to pay the expenses for the return of the book. Delivery time is 2 weekdays.

Please note that this service is unavailable at the moment.

You can become a user of other research libraries and order books which will be sent by mail to your private address. See which libraries you can choose and under which conditions.

Journal articles

A selection of the State and University Library’s journal articles may be e-mailed directly to you.  When you request articles you may get the option to receive the article by e-mail. This option involves journals that are included in the Copydan agreement.

The remaining journal articles are saved on the servers of the library and can be printed out via the printers within 10 days. After 10 days the orders are deleted.

Are you living outside the postcode areas 8000-8270 you can get photocopies sent if you have money on your account. Delivery time is 4 weekdays.

Information about other material (in Danish)

  • Newspapers
  • Music
  • TV and radio

Employees of Aarhus University and the University Hospital of Aarhus.


If you are an employee of Aarhus University or the University Hospital of Aarhus you can get articles and books sent by mail to your workplace. But it requires a registered workplace address.

If you wish to be registered under your workplace address but prefer to pick up the material yourself you have to contact the user registration. Send an e-mail to