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The University Library and the war in Ukraine

Lund University Library wants to give you access to knowledge

Democracy in Europe is under attack. Our shared values are threatened and challenged. Lund University stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian higher education institutions, and Lund University Library especially wants to show support for the libraries.

Last update of the page: 31 October, 2023

The University Library supports the Nordic National Libraries' statement of solidarity with Ukraine and the libraries' role in the fight against disinformation.

Read the Nordic National Libraries' statement of solidarity with Ukraine on the website of The National Library of Sweden

The first casualty of war is the truth. So, we want to present a selection of the library's resources to give you a background and perspective.

The libraries' resources on Ukraine

Here you will find links to materials about Ukraine - both digital resources and printed material. The articles are available in full-text for those working and studying at Lund University.

Look at e-journals and e-books with the subject word Ukraine in LUBsearch

Look at articles and books with the subject word Ukraine in LUBsearch

The university's experts in the Research Portal 

In a list of experts, Lund University has gathered researchers who can comment on various aspects of the situation in Ukraine and Russia, the security policy situation in Europe, and the history of Eastern Europe.

Visit the university's expert list: The war in Ukraine, Russia and security policy  (in Swedish)

Get an overview of the experts' publications

Find information on Ukraine and Ukraina (in Swedish) in the Research Portal

We have searched Ukraine and Ukraine in the university's Research Portal to give you an overview of research publications produced at Lund University.

Look at search results for Ukraine and Ukraina (in Swedish) in Lund University's research portal

Digitised historical maps

Lund University Library's collections contain many historical maps from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries of the area that is today Ukraine. The maps are digitised and published in Alvin, which is a platform for digital collections and digitised cultural heritage.

Look at the search results for Ukraine in the cultural heritage platform Alvin

Ukraine Solidarity Ribbon

Ribbon in blue and yellow. Photographer Christel Holmberg.

Bookbinder Charlotte Jönsson is the creator of Lund University Library's Ukraine ribbon.