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The libraries opens with limited services on August 17

On August 17 the libraries opens with limited services, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Study places and reading rooms are still unavailable due to Covid19.
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The library gives you access to databases, e-books and printed books as well as Chalmers student theses and articles from journals.

Users associated with Chalmers can access most of the material online and in full text off campus.

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  • Everything

    If you don't know which search service to choose or where to start, try using the search box. It searches across the majority of our collections of books, articles, journals, theses, dissertations etc. in the discovery tool EDS.

    Once you have performed a search you can use facets and drill down your result.

  • Articles

    If you are looking for articles just enter your search words and choose the filter Articles in the search box. You will search the discovery tool EDS that contains the majority of the library resources. From EDS you can add search terms and narrow the results with subject area, date range and choose to see only scholarly publications.

    You can also search for articles through dedicated databases such as Scopus or Web of Science . You find our databases in the database search .

  • Journals

    You have access to tens of thousands of electronic journals via the library. The fastest way to search for an e-journal is to choose Journal as a filter in the search box and type the title or part of the title.

    You can also go directly to the list of E-journals, where you can browse by subject or search alphabetically. (link below)

    The only way to find printed journals is by searching the search box without filters. You will get to the discovery service EDS which contains print journal entries. Then you can limit by library location and "magazines" to get only the printed.

  • Books

    The easiest way to search for books is to use the search box. Filter your search to "E-books and printed books", or just "Printed books".

    More information about e-books.

    Renewals for printed books are handled through My account at the site

  • Databases

    Library databases are goldmines for finding articles, patents, standards and much more. Our database search will guide you to find the right databases. In the database search, you can filter on subject and type of content, and the databases that the library recommends will appear on top of the list.

    Do you not know where to start? Try encyclopedia Access Science or the article databases Scopus and Web of Science .

  • Chalmers publications
    Chalmers publications

    Chalmers researchers and students publish more than 2500 articles and 260 dissertations every year. All of these are registered in and many are available online.

    Older publications and student theses from Chalmers are available via the search box.

  • Student theses
    Student theses

    The service Chalmers Open Digital Repository includes student theses. Here you will find both student papers and master's theses from 2009-to date, many available online.

    Older printed student papers are available via the search box.

  • Encyclopedias

    This option provides online access to encyclopedias and reference books. This is a good starting point for further information search.

    The search below shows some of the most prominent. Find more enyclopedias, dictonaries and reference books at our e-book platforms.

  • Patents

    You have access to several licensed patent databases through the library. Good starting points for patent search are Derwent Innovations Index or Espacenet (European Patent Office). The latter you can also use for purchasing patents.

    Find more Swedish and international patent databases through the search below.

  • Standards

    In the database e-nav you will find standards from SIS, ISO and IEC. Chalmers has access to a selection in fulltext, including all Eurocodes (building and construction) If you are missing a standard please contact us.

    Standards from IEEE and ASTM are available through IEEE Xplore and ASTM Compass respecively

Frequently asked questions

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If you are looking for a book or an article that is not available in our collection we will do our best to get it for you.