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Welcome to the University Library

If you want to search for books, e-books, articles or journals you can use Primo, the University Library’s search service, in the first instance.

Welcome to the University Library

If you want to search for books, e-books, articles or journals you can use Primo, the University Library’s search service, in the first instance. Primo is a good place to start when you are going to make a search since the service encompasses several different databases.

Chat with the library

Contact us via our chat service.

Meet the libary
  • Date 2021-02-26
  • Article type Current

Library open for necessary matters only

The University libraries in Eskilstuna and Västerås are currently only open for you as a MDH-student/employee and for necessary matters only, for example borrowing and returning literature or individual studies that require reference literature.

about Library open for necessary matters only

The University Library is located on campus both in Eskilstuna and in Västerås and is there for the University’s students, teachers and researchers. The Library is also open to the public.

The Library is a meeting- and workplace for the University staff, and moreover offers a good study environment for its students.

Here the staff work actively to support the University’s goal to continue to maintain high international quality of its education and research. This means for example that the University’s students, researchers and teachers are quickly able to get access to relevant literature and information, regardless of the form of publication.

Welcome in!

 

 

Library account

A lot of things concerning your book loans can be done by you yourself through your library account, such as reserving books and changing your PIN code.


Databases

A list of the University Library's academic databases

Databases

Free e-resources during covid-19

Due to covid-19 many publishers offer extended access to their digital resources. The University Library have compiled a list with a selection of these digital resources.

Free e-resources during covid-19

Subject guides

The subject guides contain databases and other information resources within your subject, eg. how to refer according to the APA style and use reference management software.

Subject guides

Support during your studies

As a MDH student you have access to different forms of support throught the University library.

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Support to researchers

As a researcher at MDH you have access to the Library’s research service.

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Register and publish your essay or degree project in Diva

Here is information about how you publish your essay or degree project in Diva.

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Register and publish in Diva

As a researcher at MDH you must register all your publications in Diva. If you have publications from previous employments you should register these as well.

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News from the Library

  • Date 2021-04-21
  • Article type Current

Access to more e-books

As a student and employee at MDH you now have access to over 5000 e-books in SAGE Knowledge.

about Access to more e-books
  • Date 2021-03-03
  • Article type Current

Two new databases within economics

As a student at MDH you now have access to two new databases within economics.

about Two new databases within economics
  • Date 2021-02-11
  • Article type Current

Find scholarly journals in BrowZine

In BrowZine you find scholarly journals within your subject. You can read and save articles, as well as export references directly to your EndNote account.

about Find scholarly journals in BrowZine
  • Date 2021-02-05
  • Article type Current

New: APA PsycTests

PsycTests is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.You can find PsycTests in our database list.

about New: APA PsycTests
  • Date 2021-01-29
  • Article type Current

Read newspapers and magazines in PressReader

Students/employees at MDH now have access to PressReader! In it you’ll find more than 7000 newspapers and magazines from 90+ countries.

about Read newspapers and magazines in PressReader
  • Date 2020-12-14
  • Article type Current

Cancellation of EBSCO Academic Search Elite

The subscription to the database is cancelled from the new year.

about Cancellation of EBSCO Academic Search Elite
  • Date 2020-11-18
  • Article type Current

New e-books

As a student or an employee at MDH you now have access to a selection of e-books from Wiley and MIT via the database IEEE Xplore.

about New e-books
  • Date 2020-10-08
  • Article type Current

Increase your knowledge of anatomy through Visible Body

Through the University Library there are now two anatomy databases to test during a trial period – perfect for you who are studying or researching in the caring sciences.

about Increase your knowledge of anatomy through Visible Body
  • Date 2020-04-08
  • Article type Current

Study with a reading disability

If you are studying at MDH and have a reading disability you can get your obligatory course literature adapted to another format and made available through the service Legimus.

about Study with a reading disability

Events at the Library

Seminar: Structured information retrieval

  • 2021-04-28 10:15–12:00
Online
In this seminar we show how to search for information in a structured and systematic way.

An afternoon against procrastination.

  • 2021-05-11 13:00–17:00
Zoom
Not done with your essay? Do you need help? Come to our digital afternoon against procrastination.

Seminar: reference management with EndNote

  • 2021-05-11 13:15–15:00
Online
In this seminar we will demonstrate the time-saving reference management tool EndNote, which deals with virtually all citation styles.

Seminar: Covidence – a tool for systematic reviews

  • 2021-05-12 13:15–15:00
Online
Covidence is a web-based software platform, created by Cochrane, which makes collaboration seamless. In this seminar we will demonstrate how you can use Covidence when working with a systematic review.

Seminar: Research data management

  • 2021-05-19 10:15–12:00
Online
During this seminar, we discuss management of research data.

Seminar: Where to publish and Open Access

  • 2021-05-21 10:15–12:00
Online
During this seminar, we discuss how to disseminate research results, Open Access OA, how to assess a journal and research evaluation.

Seminar: Visualize

  • 2021-05-25 10:15–12:00
Online
The purpose of this seminar is to introduce visualization-techniques in order to obtain an overview of a specific research area.
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