News Archive

New functionality in DiVA: Authority records


The function Authority records is now available in DiVA. The purpose of authority records is to connect an author's overall publications in DiVA. 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


On 25 May 2018 enters the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in force in all EU member countries.

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


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

Active sitting in the Library


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


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


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)


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

Locking of DiVA posts


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


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.