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Publish Open Access for free in journals from IOP, RSC, Taylor & Francis och Springer

2018-03-14

Umeå University researchers can now publish open access for free in journals from several publishers.

Active sitting in the Library

2018-03-02

Exercise balls, balance plates, office bikes, standing desks and height adjustable desks are now available in the Library.

New workshops for PhD students, Spring 2018

2018-01-30

The Academic Resource Centre, Umeå University Library (Studieverkstad), is pleased to announce a new programme especially designed for PhD students, Spring 2018 on the brand-new webpages PhD Support​.

UB in Örnsköldsvik

2017-12-22

From 1 January 2018, the University Library in Örnsköldsvik will be managed by the municipality of Örnsköldsvik. The Library will remain in its current location – on the ground floor, opposite the Arken Library.

AccessEngineering (trial)

2017-12-06

It is now possible to test a McGraw-Hill reference work in engineering, biomedicine, chemistry and electronics.

Locking of DiVA posts

2017-11-28

Från och med 2017-12-04 kommer poster i DiVA som granskats bibliografiskt och godkänts av universitetsbibliotekets personal att låsas för vidare redigering. 

New user interface in the Library search tool

2017-05-30

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)

2017-04-25

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

2017-01-31

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

2016-12-07

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. 

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