The search box
Enter one or more words. You will be able to continue narrowing your search in the discovery tool EDS, where the majority of the library information resources can be found.
Filters in the search box
Articles: Articles from scholarly journals. Using the peer-review facet in the left menu you will limit to articles reviewed by experts in the field.
E-books and printed books: Online books in full text as well as print books. Please note that theses are not found using this filter.
Printed books: Make a request if the book is currently on loan or if you want to collect it at a different branch library.
E-journals: Enter words from the title of the journal to get to the list of e-journals.
Databases: Enter words from the database title or subject area to get to the list of List of databases. Use English terms. Databases often cover large areas and the search terms therefore need to be broad, for example Physics.
Additional search services
Chalmers Publications: In research.chalmers.se you will find information regarding research at Chalmers, projects, researchers and publications.
Student Theses: Theses by Chalmers students is found at studentarbeten.chalmers.se
Restricted library services
During the period 27 September - 30 September, parts of the library's services will not be available due to the change to a new library data system. During this time you will not be able to get a library card, borrow books or request books.
The public can acquire a library card at Chalmers Library. You can use the card at the Main Library, the Architecture and Civil Engineering Library and at Kuggen. To get a library card, visit one of our libraries. Please bring personal identification.
For more information, please see our user agreements.
Borrow and Renewal
To borrow printed books you need to bring your library card. You have a guaranteed loan period of 14 days, but can keep an item for up to 90 days if nobody else reserves the book. If another patron reserves the book after 14 days you will receive an email asking you to return it as soon as possible.
You can return the book to any of our three libraries. After hours you can use our book returns, that are available at all our locations.
You can renew your loans twice à 30 days via your library account. For additional renewals, please bring the books and visit any of our information desks.
Use the library catalogue to reserve books. You will be notified by email when the book is ready for pickup. The book will remain on the pickup shelf for a week.
Interlibrary loans can be picked up at the information desk.
E-book user agreements vary depending on supplier.
Students and employees can
- Borrow books.
- Book group study rooms.
- Access e-resources off-campus via Chalmers VPN (Virtual Private Network) or login with your Chalmers ID (CID).
- Borrow lockers, whiteboard pens, ear phones, scanners, usb memory sticks etc.
- Use the library's computers, login with your Chalmers ID (CID).
When you graduate or terminate your employment at Chalmers you will no longer have off-campus access to the e-resources.
Non-Chalmers affiliated patrons
You are welcome to borrow books and to make photocopies from our print journals. Please visit the library to receive a Library Card.
With the card you may also login to the public computers at any of Chalmers three libraries and from these use most of the e-resources for non-commercial purposes. Only Chalmers affiliated patrons can access the wireless network.
Please note, that only Chalmers affiliated patrons have access to the printers and can book group study rooms. Public patrons and/or students at University of Gothenburg do not have off-campus access to e-resources.
If we do not have what you are looking for