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.
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: Skillport, VLeBooks and Ebook Central.
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 within business, engineering and computer science. The e-books are not possible to download and you are only allowed to print the screen content.
There are several course books at this platform. You need Adobe Digital Editions or the VLeBook app to download a book, but you can also read it online.
A very large platform with e-books in all subjects. You need Adobe Digital Editions to download a complete book, but you can also read it online.
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.
Conditions for printing and downloading vary depending on e-book supplier. Most e-books are available as PDF-files. Some can be downloaded completely, others chapter by chapter.
It is often permissible to print or download a reasonable part of a book for research or personal non-commercial use. In some cases, however, it is only permitted to print or download a few pages. Other publishers allow entire books to be downloaded permanently or for time-limited offline reading. A collective agreement for all publishers is that e-books should never be passed on to other users.
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 and VLeBooks are exceptions, they do not contain any proxy information.