Where to find course literature? Where are the study spaces in the library? Below you will find information that can be useful for you as a new student.
In the library you will find relevant literature for your studies. The library also has a large number of study spaces.
You are welcome to attend one of our introductory lectures in English on how to use the library.
These lectures are held on the following dates:
Click on the date for further information.
The university card is your library card
As a student, your university card is your library card. You must order a university card to be able to borrow books from the library.
Find your course literature
You can find course literature in the library. The course literature is available either in our textbook section, or digitally. You can search our website to find out where the literature is located.
More information on borrowing from the library
How to find books in the course literature collection
You will find the course literature on the entrance floor of the library. The literature is not sorted according to subject, but rather alphabetically, either by author’s name, or by book title. All course literature has a guaranteed loan period of 7 days.
(Video in Swedish with English subtitles.)
The library catalogue contains a few Swedish words, even if you change the language settings to English. Here is a list of translations.
Search for articles and e-books
Studying in the library
Many students choose to sit and study in the library. You can find a large number of study spaces in the library. Join student Eldar on a tour of Frescati Library and learn where the course literature is kept, where to borrow and return books, and where you can sit and study.
Further information from Stockholm University
Below you will find links to further information which can be good to know as a new student at the university.
Are you wondering about something? If so, please feel free to contact us at the library. You can also find many answers to previous questions in our question forum.
Last updated: June 13, 2022
Source: Stockholm University Library