ODKJG performs librarian, information and documentation activities for the purpose of scientific research and education work in the field of social sciences. It provides its services to students and employees of the Faculty of Social Sciences, students and employees of other members of the University of Ljubljana, secondary school students, students and experts from other institutions as well as other users. The operation of ODKJG rests on professional work, high-quality services, user friendliness and state-of-the-art technology.
ODKJG is a user-centred library which adapts library collection, services and facilities to users' needs. It provides for a comprehensive and high-quality collection of print and electronic social science resources, supports and promotes lifelong learning as well as constantly analyses and evaluates success and efficiency of its performance.
The library reading rooms are opening for library members on May 3
From 3 May onwards the library is open as usual: from Monday to Friday from 8h to 20h and on Saturdays from 8h to 14h (entry through the main entrance of the faculty). We recommend that you request the library materials you wish to borrow in advance. The reading room is open for a maximum of 35 users at a time. There are also many library services and resources you can access remotely.
Invitation to join library courses
The library at the Faculty of Social Sciences is organizing remote courses in English via Zoom to help foreign students with the use of library services, in particular e-resources. You can apply for the scheduled course or set up an individual consultation.
Trial access to Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials PLUS (premier index)
Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials PLUS combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with Atla's largest online collection of major journals. Trial access is provided until 23 May 2021.
Central Social Sciences Library will be closed during the holidays and collective holidays of the FSS
The Central Social Sciences Library will be closed from 26 April to 2 May due to holidays and collective holidays of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Gateway to UL Digital Library (log-in recommended)
Digital Library of the University of Ljubljana portal (DiKUL)
ZEBRA study materials portal (access for FSS students)
Frequently Asked Questions
Question for loan service
Question for interlibrary loan
Document delivery order
Material purchase proposal
Bank transfer information
Wasan : the fascination of traditional Japanese mathematics
Toward creation of a new world history
Words to live by : Japanese classics for our time
Designing Japan : a future built on aesthetics
The territory of Japan : its history and legal basis
Contemporary Japanese architects : profiles in design
The Japanese sense of beauty
Mutsu Munemitsu and his time