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OECD Database (trial)


OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development with access to OECD statistical databases. Umeå university Library offers a trial period that gives access to full-text content.

New user interface in the Library search tool


The Library's search tool has a new user interface, adapted for all types of devices.The features are the same as in the current user interface, but we hope it will significantly improve for you using the Library search tool.

Statistical database (trial)


Try Statista, a database that contains more than a million different statistical summaries in over 80,000 different topics. Statista retrieves data from 18,000 different sources and combines economic data, consumer insights, opinion polls and demographic trends. 

Ebrary becomes Ebook Central


The e-book service, Ebrary, with more than 140,000 e-books, is renamed Ebook Central. A novelty is that you no longer need to have a personal account to download a book, do underline, add bookmarks, print, etc. These features are now linked to your personal Umu-id.

Registration of 2016 publications in DiVA


Publications in DiVA will be the basis of bibliometrical calculations for the 2016 annual report. For the basis to be correct everyone at Umeå University must register their publications before the end of the year. 

The Library website mobile friendly


Umeå University Library's website is now adapted to make it easier to use on smaller mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

Heart and headphones – the library lends more than books


Did you know that the library lends out more than books? The Medical Library has recently acquired an anatomical model of the heart. And you find a lot of other useful things to simplify your studies in the library.

Test Period on SAGE Research Methods


SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a research tool supported by a newly devised taxonomy that links content and methods terms. It provides a comprehensive picture available today of research methods (quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) across the social and behavioural sciences.

Encyclopedia about birds extended


In the library collections is the encyclopedia Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW), a work about the world's bird species. There is an ongoing project, The Internet Bird Collection (IBC), where ornithologists worldwide can contribute information to the digital version of the encyclopedia.

Publish Open Access for free in Springer journals


Researchers from Umeå University can now publish Open Access for free in Springer journals.