The search box
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 Chalmers Open Digital Repository - Student Theses.
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.
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.
Tip! You can always find our current and special opening hours in the footer of our website.
The Main Library
Monday - Thursday 19 – 22 December: 08:00-16:00
Friday 23 December: 8:00-12:00
Christmas Eve 24 December: CLOSED
Boxing Day 26 December: CLOSED
Tuesday - Friday 27 – 30 December: 10:00-16:00
New Year's Eve 31 December: CLOSED
Monday - Sunday 2 – 8 January: 10:00-16:00
(During week 1, the Main Library is open extra during the weekend due to the exam period.)
Chalmers Learning Common, Kuggen
Week 51 - 52
23 December – 1 January: CLOSED. No extended opening hours.
Monday 2 January: the information desk is unstaffed. Open with key card 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tuesday – Wednesday 3 – 4 January: 10:00 – 14:00. Open with key card 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thursday – Sunday 5 – 8 January: the information desk unstaffed. Open with key card 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Extended opening hours/open with key card?
Chalmers Learning Commons in Kuggen has extended opening hours on the weekend during week 1 due to the exam period. This means that if you are a student or employee at Chalmers, you have access to the building with your key card between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Architecture and Civil Engineering Library - CLOSED
The Architecture and Civil Engineering Library will be closed from Friday, 23rd of December through Sunday, 8th of January.
Return books when the library is closed?
If you want to return books when our libraries are closed, please use the book drops which are located next to the entrances at both the Main Library and Kuggen.
If you have any questions or concerns, you are always welcome to contact us.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!