Use the search box to search the library's information resources. To limit your search to journals, articles etc., press Filter, select one of the options and enter your search terms.
Articles: Your search is limited to articles from journals. From your search results you can further drill down the results by using the facets in the left menu such as peer-review and online availability.
E-books and printed books: This option retrieves e-books and printed books only.
Printed books: Limits your results to printed books. From the search results you can filter your search to include books available at either one of our three libraries.
Journals: Use this option if you are looking for a specific journal. The majority of our journals are available online. You can narrow your search results by using the facets in the left menu.
If you prefer to search for journal titles in an alphabetically sorted list, please use the Journals A-Z.
Don’t know the complete journal title? See our guide on how to search with abbreviated titles.
Databases: Enter words from the database title or subject area. Use English terms. Please note that databases often cover large areas and the search terms therefore need to be broad, for example Physics.
In the Database search you may browse by name, subject areas or type of content.
CPL: Use this filter to locate dissertations or articles written by researchers at Chalmers. Your search will be forwarded to Chalmers Publication Library - CPL.
Studentarbeten.chalmers.se: Choose this filter to search for Chalmers student theses.
Need more help? Go to search services to find search tips and additional links.
Remember to ask us when you have a question. You're also welcome to visit the reference desk at the library, call or book a librarian.
Our e-books are can be accessed day and night, on and off campus. There are approximately 20 e-book platforms. Most of them contains ordinary PDF-files but three have special requirements: Books24x7, Dawsonera and Ebook Central (formerly called Ebrary).
Use the search box on top of this page. Filter on "E-books and printed books" and enter title, author or subject. Most e-books are in English.
You can also make advanced searches directly at the various e-book platforms, and create a personal account for additional features.
Please request the book if you cannot find it and we will try to get it for you.
E-books at Chalmers Library are always available and can be read by several people at the same time. You can reach them off campus if you have a Chalmers ID (CID). If you do not have a CID, you are welcome to read the e-books at our public computers.
E-books within business, engineering and computer science. Login with your CID also on campus. The e-books are not possible to download and you are only allowed to print the screen content.
You will find several course books on this platform. Please note that downloaded e-books must be opened using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat. Read more about Dawsonera.
Ebook Central (formerly called Ebrary)
A very large platform with e-books in all subjects. You need Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire Reader to download a complete book. Read more about Ebook Central.
Link to an e-book
To allow yourself and other Chalmers students and employees to open the e-book off campus, you need to make sure that the link contains information about the library proxy. If proxy.lib.chalmers.se is not already there, please add http://proxy.lib.chalmers.se/login?url= to the beginning of the link.
The link can look like this:
Links to Ebook Central is an exception, and does not contain any proxy information.