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Printed books

Search and find printed books and other hard copy resources in any of the Lund University Libraries in the library catalogue LUBcat or use the search tool LUBsearch.

If you cannot find what you are looking for in LUBcat or LUBsearch, try Sweden’s academic library union catalogue, LIBRIS. Search and find the item you require in LIBRIS to check if it is available from another library. If it's available you can can request an inter-library loan.

e-books

You can read e-books online or download to them your computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Students and staff of Lund University may access and download e-books remotely using their Lucat login or the username and password linked to their Lund University student account. Search and find e-books in LUBcat or in LUBsearch. Note there are restrictions on how much of an e-book you may copy.

About e-books and digital resources – lub.lu.se

About copyright and e-book access – lub.lu.se

Lund University Library collection of Swedish books

Lund University Library is a legal deposit library, and in association with the National Library of Sweden systematically preserves Sweden’s written record for the future. Library users may view almost every book published in Sweden since the end of the seventeenth century. The majority is in LUBcat, while older publications (predating 1957) are also catalogued in the search tool Catalogue –1957.

Lund University Library Catalogue –1957 – ub.lu.se

Help buying books

You are welcome to buy books through the Library of Science. Researchers and doctoral students can buy books for research and lecturers can buy course textbooks.

Help buying books for research

Help buying textbooks for taught coursee

Remote access

Students and staff of Lund University may access databases and download full texts from outside the university network. Set up a VPN (Virtual Private Network) on your computer or use the links for the search tools here on the library web page to log in using your Lucat or your Lund University student account.

Guide to VPN on LU Support webpage