News Archive

Chat with the Library

2012-09-19

Need to contact the Library? Try our new chat service.

Trial on SpringerProtocols and other E-resources

2012-09-10

E-resources requested by many, are now available for a trial period. This applies to e-journals and e-books in a variety of subjects; resources as Clinics Journals from ScienceDirect, Springer Protocols and Springer eBooks from Springer.

New Opening Hours on weekends

2012-08-17

After requests from many students we now adjust our opening hours on weekends. On Sundays both the University Library and the Medical Library will be open 12 pm-6 pm. Saturdays the University Library will be open 11 am-5 pm and the Medical Library 11 am-4 pm.

Outstanding books?

2012-06-19

Different books are hiding among the library shelves; loose paper sheets without pagination, a book written entirely without the letter e and a hymnal with ivory covers. A photo of the world's largest atlas can also be seen.

Photo contest at the Medical Library

2012-05-31

This upcoming autumn, the Medical Library has been residing in the current premises for 10 years. We celebrate this with a photo contest on the theme "My image of the Medical Library".

New Computer Environment

2012-04-26

Installation of new computers at UB and MB is now initiated. The new computer environment will be faster and more stable, handle audio/video better and provide a private space for storing documents. Students and staff at Umeå University have access to the new environment with their CAS account.

The Library opens on Arts Campus

2012-04-16

Overlooking the river, Umeå University Library opens up the new special branch library on Arts Campus.

New Databases and Journals 2012

2012-03-08

SciFinder, The Literary Encyclopedia, journals from IOS Press and The Royal Society of Chemistry are a few of the library resources which are new as of this year.

Mathematics at the Library

2012-01-25

During the Mathematics Biennial 26-27 January, UB will initiate an exhibition related to mathematics and in Learning Space UB various lectures in mathematics will be held for 2 days.

73 000 e-books now available for downloading

2012-01-15

E-books purchased by the library from Ebrary are now possible to download as PDFs with DRM protection and are consequently available for offline reading.

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