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Renew or return borrowed books before summer
The end of the term is fast approaching - a good opportunity to make sure you don’t have overdue books lying around over the summer.
Library opening hours week 20 and 21
Exam period and Ascension Day affects the hours of some libraries
May Day opening hours
The library is closed Monday May 1st due to the May Day holiday
Get it done!
Get help with the final details of your thesis with us
New renewal period
As of this week, Chalmers library has a new terms regarding the renewal period. You have one renewal of 90 days instead of 6 renewals of 14 days. In other words, the maximum loan period will basically be the same, but you won't have to renew the books as often.
Archivision - New image database within architecture
Chalmers Library has a new database of images! The Archivision Research Library is comprised of 128,000 professional, high quality images covering architecture, urban design, archaeological sites, landscapes, gardens, and works of art.
Extended opening hours for students in Kuggen on weekends during the exam periods
During week 9 and 10 it will be possible to use our study environments at the main library and Chalmers Learning Common at Kuggen even during the weekends. During these weeks students can access the building with their key card, or student union card, on Saturdays and Sundays.
Opening hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays
From week 51 through week 1, 2023, our three libraries have different opening hours than usual. See below what applies to each library.
Pay for your late and lost books
As of November, Chalmers library no longer sends out invoices for overdue books. If you have fees that you have to pay, you do it in the Chalmers webshop, the same place where you buy printer quota.
New service for e-journals: BrowZine
BrowZine is a tool that allows you to easily browse, read, and keep up-to-date with current scholarly journal content on any device. All Chalmers subscribed journals are available here – in one place.
The Main Library open on Saturdays
From this week, we will once again be open on Saturday at the Main Library in Johanneberg.
New study spaces at the Main Library
We are opening a new study area at the Main Library, increasing the facility with a number of extra workplaces for our students.
Avoid getting fees on checked out books
The semester is coming to an end - a good opportunity to return your books, and make sure you do not have them lying around over the summer. You can of course renew your loans if you need them over the summer.
New group study room in Kuggen
From Monday the 9th of May, we make one more group study room available for our students at Chalmers Learning Common in Kuggen! The new group study room, Agafyren, is located on the 2nd floor and seats 8 people and is equipped with both a whiteboard and a TV screen.
Fix the details on your essay together with us!
Don't procrastrinate! The library offers "Get it done" sessions for students that are about to hand in their thesis. We help you with references and language questions.
Try LibKey and BrowZine for easier navigation to journal articles!
Starting in April until the 7th of July, Chalmers have a free trial period on both LibKey and BrowZine. These are tools that help you find PDF files of scholarly journal articles as simple as possible. No confusing navigation, and reduced waiting for different web pages to load!
Materials in industrial design
Students from the program for Design and Construction are now showing a poster exhibition where different materials in design and production are showed. The exhibition is showed in Kuggen from the 8th of March and will be showed during the spring semester.
Book exhibition at ACE library about women in architecture
The Architecture and Civil Engineering library has a book exhibition on the occasion of International Women's Day on 8 March. The book exhibition is about significant works by female architects from mainly the dawn of modernism to the present day.
Increased noise level at the Main Library
During the period February 21 to April 10, construction work is underway at the Main Library. This will mean a higher noise level than normal and we hope that our visitors will be forgiving.
New publishing agreement for open access publishing in journals from Nature
As of January 1, 2022, Chalmers researchers can publish open access articles with prepaid publication fees in 35 journals from Nature through a new agreement.
Create a library account online
We would like to encourage all new students to create a library account online before you visit the library to avoid queues at the beginning of the semester.
Chalmers Model Archive - digitized
In November, a new physical exhibition based on material from the Chalmers School of Architecture's model archive was opened at Ljusgården in the ACE building. Chalmers Model Archive's collection can also be found via Chalmers Library's Open Digital Repository!
This year's OBOC book!
"One Book One Chalmers", OBOC, is a book club where all of Chalmers - students as well as employees - will be given the opportunity to read the same book, and to join activities related to the book. Read more about which book we have chosen and what activities we offer!
New opening hours November 1st
From Monday, November 1s, our Main Library at Johanneberg will return to its regular opening hours again, see here what applies to each library
A model of the Eiffel Tower is exhibited at the ACE library
The ACE library is exhibiting a model of the Eiffel Tower on a scale of 1: 100, starting this October. The model is made by Hans Rosén and measures an impressive 3 meters and 24 cm.