News Archive

New film about the Library Search Tool


How to find peer-reviewed articles using the Library Search Tool. The film also covers the support you can receive from the library when searching for peer-reviewed articles. View film

Think. Check. Submit.


There is an ongoing international campaign, “Think. Check. Submit”. It is Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), one of the actors of open access, which is behind the campaign to help researchers chose the best journal for publication.

Learn 3D printing


Take the chance to learn more about 3D printing! A pilot project is running at the Medical Library during the autumn semester. Everyone, from students, staff, hospital staff to the general public, is welcome to book the printer after attending a short workshop.

The sami language varieties now possible to search in the library search engine


After the latest update of the library search engine it’s possible to refine a search to the following Sami languages: Northern Sami, Lule Sami, Skolt Sami, Inari Sami and Southern Sami.

What are your thoughts on our study environment?


Students from the Department of Informatics are currently working on a project designed to develop proposals for future study environments at the University library.

Excellent teacher at Umeå University Library


Maria Wester, senior letcurer at the Center for Teaching and Learning has qualified as Excellent teacher.

No cash payments in the library


As of February 1, we don’t accept cash payments.

New book series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science


Access from the journal list or from the Library Search Tool.

New database: Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI)


The JBI database allows you to search in a wide range of summarized and appraised evidence.

New database: ProQuest Dissertations & Thesis Global


PQDT Global gives access to 1.7 million full-text dissertations and thesis.