Uppsala University Library

Research support and publishing

Do you need help to get started on information searches, electronic publication or reference management? We provide services and support for you as a researcher – use our expertise!

Publication and open access 

We provide guidance in matters such as open access, electronic publication and self-archiving. We provide support in discussions about publication strategies and receive discounts on open access publication fees from a number of companies. We also handle the entire publication process for books as well as theses and monographs in Acta and other faculty series. We provide support in the form of thesis templates, practical publication help and information regarding copyright issues.

Read more about publishing, open access and thesis production

Reference management softwares

We provide support in a selection of reference management softwares suchs as for example Endnote, Mendeley and Zotero. Attend a course or book an appointment.

Access to collections, e-resources, purchases and interlibrary loans

We collaborate with researchers and teachers in order to keep our collections updated and relevant and we can purchase materials needed for your research.

The Library gives access to unique cultural heritage collections in both their original and digital formats – images, maps, manuscripts, old prints and sheet music. We can arrange guided access for student groups and researchers.
Access to e-resources when you are not at the library requires logging in via CAS.

New books 
Interlibrary loans
Suggest a purchase 
Acquisition policy

Use our search tool
Library catalogues A-Z 
Access to e-resources
E-resources support


Photocopies and photographic services

At the University Library you can make copies and printouts yourself. You can also get help from the Section of Digital Imaging at Carolina Rediviva, when for example you want copies from fragile or cumbersome items or digital pictures.

More about photocopies and photographic services
More about copyright


Want to search and collect, publish or find items in special collections? We run tailor-made courses for researchers and doctoral students.  We also teach information literacy and specialist statistics, Law and Economic resource programs.

In addition, we teach people using our unique cultural heritage collections. These include images, maps, manuscripts, old prints and music. Courses can be arranged in the library with access to original materials or remotely using digital representations of items. We can arrange seminars as special course components and guest lectures by researchers in collaboration with the various faculties.

Planned open courses are advertised in the schedule of events

Information search

Support and guidance for information searches within various subject areas via, for example, databases, books, periodicals and websites. We know how to apply filters in order to get at the relevant research work.
You cannot find what you are looking for? For rapid help, chat with Ask The Library or phone us. You can also book an appointment for individual guidance.

Present your research

As a researcher, you can increase your visibility by example put your publications on your profile page on the university's website and register them in DiVA.

We can help you create a ORCID ID and show how you can see a journal's impact factor. You can also get tips on how you can get notified when you are quoted.

The poster production, graphic design and education in different types of presentation software, we can help those who want to present your research. Contact the Graphic Services for design and production advice.

Read more about scholarly publishing