Oslo - Suggested reading
For information about the Norwegian culture and way of life, the following books are recommended:
Culture Shock! Norway
By Jon Burbankused - comprehensive and informative, used by ex pats
Living in Norway
A practical guide. - comprehensive and informative, used by ex pats
Palamedes Press, Oslo 1999 (or newer)
Norwegians as Others See Them
By K. Habert and A. Lillebø.
Norwegian School of Management Press, 1988.
Engelsk Blå Ordbok (English-Norwegian-Norwegian-English)
Kunnskapsforlaget, Oslo 1999 (or newer)
Berlitz, Gyldendahl, Oslo 1999 (or newer)
The Norwegian Central Information Service (Statens Informasjonstjeneste): www.odin.dep.no and norge.no/ These web sites provide information from government and ministries as well as legal matters. Publications and application forms can be downloaded.
For online guides, use these web sites: