Find and borrow

Here you find links to the library's databases, guides and other web pages where you can find books, articles, other publications or useful information.


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 encompasses almost all of the library's databases. Search in Primo in the field below.

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Databases, e-books and printed books

Subject guides, encyclopedias, dictionaries, journals

Find essays, degree projects and research publications

Difficult finding what you’re searching for?

  • Search guide External link.. Do look in the Library’s search guide. There you will get tips on how to think regarding searches, what databases could be relevant for you and how to evaluate the literature you find.
  • MDU Play External link. See the instruction films. At MDU Play under the tab University Library there are instruction films showing for example how you search in various databases.
  • Information points. You can get advice and tips in the information points at the Library.
  • Meet a librarian and you’ll get help with information retrieval.

Borrowing at the Library

Everyone who has turned 18 years may borrow from the University Library, even though you are not a student or member of staff at MDU.

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Is there material missing in the Library’s selection?

In that case you can order the material from another library or submit a purchasing suggestion.

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Do you have problems accessing a database, e-book or article?
Contact biblioteket@mdu.se and you'll get help.