About the Library

The library at the Aarhus School of Architecture is a public research library that covers topics such as architecture, construction, design, sustainability, and planning. The library has over 40,000 books and about 150 journals. We offer access to the most important relevant reference databases and the material laboratory MLAB can be found in the Library’s basement.

The Library is integrated into the school’s research and study activities. We provide guidance in information retrieval, source criticism, copyright, the reference management tool Zotero and how to use good documentation practices. We also take part in communicating the school’s many research activities, and we are in charge of the research database PURE in which the staff register their academic work.

At the library, you will find both quiet workplaces and group work settings. You are welcome to bring your laptop, lunch, and materials to the Library.

The Library at the Aarhus School of Architecture is open to all. All Danish residents, as well as foreign students with a student ID for a Danish institution, can be registered as borrowers at the Library, just remember to bring your medical card. The medical card is your library card.

When registering as a borrower at the Library, you are obliged to comply with the current rules.

Opening hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10.00 – 16.00 (15.00 – 16.00 manned by student workers)
  • Wednesday 10.00 – 18.00 (15.00 – 18.00 manned by student workers)
  • Friday 10.00  – 15.00

Opening hours summer 2017

In June the library follows regular opening hours with two exceptions:

  • Wednesday 28 June: 10.00 – 15.00
  • Friday 30 June: 10.00 – 12.30

In July the library is open on the following days:

  • Wednesday 12 July: 11.00 – 14.00
  • Wednesday 19 July: 11.00 – 14.00
  • Wednesday 26 July: 11.00 – 14.00

In August the library is open weekdays 11.00 – 14.00.