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Search and evaluate

If you are looking for a certain type of publication, such as an article, a dissertation or a dictionary you can choose from the menu. If you want help finding material about a specific subject, the library’s subject guides are a good place to start.

Searching

OneSearch  is the University Library's all-in-one search service and includes the library catalog and most of our databases. In OneSearch you can find books, articles, journals, conference proceedings, reports and much more. If you want to search in a specific database, see our list of databases.

Students and employees can reach our databases and full text materials even from outside the university when logging in with their Lnu account. If you want to use OneSearch without logging in, click Guest search.

In LIBRIS  you can find information about books, journals, printed music, dissertations, maps, etc. held by Swedish university and research libraries.

In DiVA  you can find dissertations, other research publications and student theses from Linnaeus University and more than 30 other Swedish universities and research institutions. Most student theses and a significant amount of research information are available in full text.

Search tips

Finding relevant literature for your work can be a complex process. Here is some advice on how to improve your information searches.

Evaluating information

Certain types of publications are more appropriate than others in an academic piece of work. It is therefore important that you learn to recognize different types of publications. 

Subject guides

In your subject guide you will find a selection of databases and other information resources within your subject. It also contains videos and links to other texts that can help you search, evaluate and use information.