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Access e-books, databases and e-journals 


How do I access the wireless network?

As a student or employee at Chalmers you can use the wireless network Eduroam at the library. Find information on how to connect to Eduroam at Studentportalen

How do I access e-resources from home?

Students and employees at Chalmers can login to e-resources off-campus with your CID or via VPN. Please see Off campus access for more information. 

Why can't I access an e-book?

Off campus access to e-resources is only available to Chalmers affiliated students and staff. Use the search services via the library’s website and you will automatically get the login prompt to reach the article, e-book, or database. The public is welcome to read e-resources in the library. 

How do I download an e-book I have found?

Access to e-books varies depending on e-book vendor. Some books may only be read online. Others may be downloaded in part or in full. Detailed information is available under More info in the list of e-book suppliers.

Can I print or copy an e-book or an electronic article?

Conditions for printing and copying vary depending on publisher. You can find information on what is allowed on the page Terms of use.

Databases


How do I know which databases are available at the library?

In the database search you can filter on Subject area or Type of content. You will find the databases that the library recommends at the top of the list. Don't know where to start? Try the encyclopedia AccessScience or search for articles in Scopus or Web of Science.

How do I find Chalmers affiliated reports, student theses and dissertations?

In the search box above, enter the author’s name or title to find both printed and electronic versions of reports, student theses and dissertations. Chalmers research publications are also searchable in CPL (Chalmers Publication Library) and student theses in the search service Studentarbeten. If you are interested in publications from a particular department use the Extended Search in CPL (or in Studentarbeten) and search on the Department Name.

Journals


How do I find the library's e-journals and journals?

The easiest way to search for journals is to select filter Journals in the search box above. If you prefer to search in a traditional (alphabetically sorted) list, please use Journals A-Z.

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