(Please note, some of the links below refer to Swedish pages)
If you live outside of Umeå you don't need a library card at Umeå University Library. Instead you borrow via your local library. If you are a resident of Umeå the same circulation policies as for campus students apply. The UmU card is used as library card for students and employees:Apply for the UmU card
Interlibrary Loan of Textbooks
Consult your local library and request they arrange the loan to Umeå University Library, and state that you are a distance student at Umeå University. The loan period for textbooks is 14 days.
Articles, databases, journals, e-books Off-Campus
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