News and information
Curious about the new room at the library?
3/7/2023 Come and check it out! On Tuesday 14th March, the University’s staff and students are most welcome to the opening of the library’s former Journal Room which has been refurbished. The new room is to be called the Living Room.
Swedish Language and Culture Café
2/1/2023 The Swedish Language and Culture Café is moving to the Study support centre in the Library. Do not miss the opportunity to get to know students from other cultures.
Exhibition - Disconnected - Anette Sjölander
1/30/2023 During spring 2023, the University Library host the exhibition Disconnected.
Journal room closed
1/19/2023 The Journal room will be closed from week 4 and a few weeks onwards. The room will be refurnished and made more attractive for visitors.
Welcome to spring semester 2023
1/9/2023 The library and the Study Support Centre offer guidance and instruction in connection with information searches, academic writing, referencing and evaluating sources.
Opening hours Christmas and New Year
12/5/2022 During Christmas and New Year, the University Library has changed opening hours.
Google Scholar and full text
10/21/2022 When searching in Google Scholar, you can access the University’s full text material from various databases and journals. Use the link Fulltext@UnivofSkövde.
Suggest a book for acquisition
9/26/2022 If you are looking for a book that is not held by the University Library, you are welcome to suggest the book for acquisition.
Exhibition - Så lekte vi förr (How we used to play)
9/7/2022 During autumn of 2022, the University Library host an exhibition called Så lekte vi förr (How we used to play)
Welcome to a new semester
7/26/2022 The library and the Study Support Centre offer guidance and instruction in connection with information searches, academic writing, referencing and evaluating sources.
Going into a Zoom meeting?
5/4/2022 Try our new microoffice! It’s a soundproof cabin enabling you to take part in digital meetings without being disturbed. You find it downstairs in the library.
Glas art exhibition by Anne Karlsson
4/20/2022 During the winter and spring of 2022, the University Library host an exhibition of glass art and prints by Anne Karlsson, Studio Widlunga.
Change PIN code
11/10/2021 The library now has introduced a new system for managing printed books. To be able to borrow, check your loans and make reservations you will have to choose a new PIN code consisting of four digits.
Access to GDC Vault
11/3/2021 Did you know that the university library has got access to GDC Vault?
New library management system
11/1/2021 The library now has introduced a new system for managing printed books. To be able to borrow, check your loans and make reservations you will have to choose a new PIN code.
A new library management system, 1st November
10/27/2021 Due to change of system it will not be possible to search books in LibSearch, borrow, renew or make reservations for books 29-31 October.
Trial period on BrowZine and LibKey
9/28/2021 The University Library has a trial period of both BrowZine and LibKey throughout the year, two different tools that facilitate access to journal full text. We would like to receive your views on both tools before the end of the trial period, so feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org !
Studying Nordic bees
9/27/2021 During the autumn 2021 there is an ongoing exhibition in the University Library entrance about Nordic bees.
Extended Access to the library
8/19/2021 We are now going to increase accessibility to the library by introducing Extended Access in the evenings too.
New database SAGE Business Cases
6/1/2021 SAGE Business Cases is a discipline-wide digital collection. These cases bring business to life – inspiring students to develop their own best practices and prepare for professional success.
The entry pass reader is now in place at the library
3/2/2021 During self-service hours 10-12, you need to use your entry pass to enter the university library. We therefore want to remind all students to have your entry pass with you when you visit the library location.
Drop-in search guidance
2/15/2021 The library provides drop-in guidance on search strategies and evaluating sources.
Are you a new student and need a library card?
1/15/2021 To access most of our library resources for example databases or e-books you only need your student credentials.
Help us design our new study environment
10/7/2020 We are working on furnishing Gläntan - a new study room at the library. We would like to hear your opinion on how the room should be furnished.
New exhibition - Horse creations
9/15/2020 The library has now a new exhibition.
Now you can ask a librarian via chat
9/14/2020 Monday to Friday between 10-14, you can reach us at the university library via chat if you have questions about your loans, articles, books, references and more. Welcome to contact us!
Library opening hours and contact
Regular opening hours
Mon - Thur
Monday-Friday 10-18, Saturday 10-16