News Archive

Follow Umeå University Library on YouTube


On our YouTube channel you can find tutorials and instructional videos on searching, evaluating of sources, references among other things.

PEN - new database in nutrition


Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) is a decision support tool with evidence-based material in nutrition.

Say Hello to the Writing Process


This Spring semester we are running a lecture series that focuses on different stages in the writing process. With each lecture, we highlight strategies and tools that can help you with your writing and use of sources.

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.