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Databases and search services

Find gathered information about search tools and inputs for printed and electronic books, articles, dissertations, student theses, journals, and more. 

Note that for some of the services, being located off campus you need to log in with your LU-account to access full texts.

Use LUBcat library catalogue to search for literature at Lund University (printed books, e-books and journals, but not articles).


Use Libris to search for literature in all Swedish research libraries and also some of the larger public libraries.

Libris, national catalogue (in Swedish)

Use LUBsearch to look for articles, e-books, journals, printed books, and data bases available at Lund University. Find more information about LUBsearch on the webpage of Lund University Libraries.


At this page you find a list of all databases at Lund University.

Databases A to Z: Lund University's databases

Find a library guide on databases and reference management within your specific subject here.

Below links will direct you to Lund University's Library Guides website.

Library guides

General guides

Master students


At LTH Study Centre you will find LTH course books, both for lending and as reference books for reading on site. Loan periods for course books are 14 days. The loan is automatically renewed five times if no one queues for the book.

A list of e-books at LTH in Libris (in Swedish)

As a student or employee at LTH, you have access to an extensive collection of e-books and journals. See how you find them here. 

E-book list i Libris (in Swedish)

Lund University Publications Student Papers contains student papers and degree projects, and this is also where you register your own bachelor or master thesis.

LUP Student Papers

The research portal allows you to search among all publications at Lund University – articles, doctoral theses, conference papers and reports. In addition to research outputs you also find information about our researchers, research groups, projects, and research related activities.

The research portel: Lund University's publications

Biblioteksböcker och en kaffemugg ståendes i en bokhylla. Foto Johan Bävman.

Suggestions for purchase

Is there a book you think the library should have?

Please make a purchase suggestion 
Two people talking to each other in a library. Photo Johan Bävman.

Book a librarian

Need extra help searching? Spend some time with one of our librarians.

Book a librarian 
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