Based on our expertise about publications and publishing in a wider context, the University Library can provide support throughout the research process.

We know how to find relevant publications and can support you during the research process, for example regarding copyright issues and data management. We can advise you about publishing and research dissemination from our perspective on the changing publishing landscape. By maximizing the dissemination of your research, you are making sure it is coming to use.

Regardless of the questions you might have regarding publications and publishing, we can usually point you in the right direction. 


We are happy to receive invitations to hold presentations or workshops.

Library research support

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Search and borrow

Search books, articles, journals and other publications. Manage your loans and reservations with My Loans. Make an interlibrary loan request or suggest a purchase. Find out about how to obtain a library card and how books are shelved in the library.

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Search support for researchers

LiU researchers can book a one-to-one session with a librarian, for example when doing a literature survey or a systematic review. We will help you get the most out of the library’s search services. Book your appointment here.

Search support for researchers
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Citation techniques and styles

By correctly using references and citations in your text, you let the reader know what sources you have used and how to find them. The most common citation styles are APA, Harvard, Oxford and Vancouver. Get help with referencing and citing.

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DigiMaker is the Library’s creative space for learning and testing technologies, techniques and methods. We offer equipment such as 3D printers, sewing machines, and recording equipment for creating videos and podcasts. And much more.

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Plagiarism and Copyright

In the academic world it is essential to have a grasp of issues pertaining to plagiarism and copyright. Here we give you the basics.

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Publish strategically

A researcher has a lot to gain from a strategic approach when choosing a journal to publish in. Depending on what you want to achieve with your publication, there are different aspects to consider.

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Linköping University Electronic Press

Linköping University Electronic Press (LiU E-Press) is the university’s own publisher. LiU E-Press is committed to disseminating LiU research results by making publications by researchers and students at LiU openly accessible.

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Research dissemination

For your publications to be read, it is important that your readers can easily find them. As a researcher there is much you can do to help readers find your publications and thereby increase their impact.

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Bibliometrics at LiU

Bibliometrics involves quantitative studies of scientific publications and measures, for example, productivity and impact. The library delivers publication statistics for LiU and assists departments and research groups with bibliometric analyses.

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