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.
LibKey and BrowZine
For easier navigation to journal articles – try 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.
You will find that LibKey is already seamlessly available in Scopus and Web of Science result lists, all you need to do is to use the @chalmers-links. There are also more ways to easy utilize this service. Read more below.
Get PDF by DOI
Simply go to the large search box at the top of the library website, here you can unfold our search filters. Select the filter "Find PDF". When the filter is selected – drop in a DOI number of an article (or a PMID) in the search box and press enter.
You will immediately get the PDF article without having to wait for different pages to load. If Chalmers have no subscription for the article, you will be directed to our document delivery service.
LibKey Nomad browser plugin
For those of you who search on the open web (such as Google Scholar) without starting at the library, we recommend the browser plugin. It’s particularly useful when off campus/off Chalmers network.
To install the plugin, go to www.libkeynomad.com, add to your browser and select “Chalmers University of Technology” from the drop-down list.
LibKey will assist you in navigating to the PDF from result lists and/or article pages. You don’t have to be logged in in advance. LibKey will take care of the authorization and present you with CID (Chalmers ID) login when necessary.
The browser plugin provides you with the following PDF icon when the article is available for Chalmers:
If Chalmers have no subscription for the article, LibKey will be directing you to the Chalmers library document delivery service to get hold of the material in other ways:
Read e-journals in 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!
You can save favorite journals in your own bookshelf, get to the PDF files in one click and export citations to reference management systems as Endnote, Mendeley and Zotero.
Simply go to https://browzine.com/libraries/3008 to start browsing or download the BrowZine app and select “Chalmers University of Technology” from the drop-down list.
You may also download the app to your mobile device.