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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
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All of our physical libraries are closed until further notice due to Covid-19.
All doctoral dissertations must have an ISBN. The number is unique to your publication. The library distributes ISBN and serial numbers for dissertations and you can request one by using the form below:
Chalmers dissertations are also part of a series entitled Doktorsavhandlingar vid Chalmers tekniska högskola. The series has the following ISSN number: 0346-718X and every publication in the series has its own serial number.
Request an ISBN and serial number. Once you request, you will get an email with the information.
ISBN, title of the series, ISSN and serial number is printed in the dissertation. Further instructions on how to do the layout of your dissertation is available in the Handbook for Doctoral Students.
Ph.D. students at University of Gothenburg must order ISBN numbers from the Swedish National Library.
Information for your publication
The information is printed on the verso of the title page and should be formatted as follows:
Place of publication and year
Doktorsavhandlingar vid Chalmers tekniska högskola
Ny serie Nr xxxx
If the dissertations is part of another series the following information must also be included:
Name and number of series
Printed copies for the library
Please bring 11 copies of your dissertation and 11 defense announcement sheets (spikblad) to the information desk at the Main Library at Johanneberg or at Chalmers Learning Commons in Kuggen. The dissertations will be distributed to larger science universities abroad. When you deposit your dissertations at the library you will receive a written receipt.
You can either send one copy to the library by post or drop it off at the information desk at either the Main Library at Johanneberg or at Chalmers Learning Commons in Kuggen. You will receive a written receipt when you deposit your licentiate.
Registration of thesis and electronic publishing agreement
Doctoral and licentiate theses should be made available in research.chalmers.se four respectively three weeks prior to the scheduled hearing. Log in to research.chalmers.se and check if there is a draft of your thesis under “Your drafts”. If so, click on the title and complete the registration. For the licentiate theses there are no drafts, choose “Register new publication”. When the registration is completed your defence will automatically be announced at the lists of coming dissertations respectivelylicentiate seminars on Chalmers' website.
Publishing agreement for doctoral and licentiate theses
In accordance with Chalmers Open Access Policy, your thesis should be published and made available online in research.chalmers.se. In order for us to publish your thesis, you need to sign the publishing agreement. This is done in connection with the registration of your doctoral thesis. After the registration a link will be provided to the agreement form. You can also sign the digital agreement later. When we receive your agreement, the library will order the electronic file from Chalmers Reproservice and upload it to research.chalmers.se. It is only the compilation summary of your thesis that we upload.