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Articles

You can search and read most international journal articles online, as are many Swedish daily newspaper articles. Most of our printed journals are in storage and must be requested in advance. Journals are for in-house use only. A smaller selection of journals are placed on our entrance floor.

How to find academic journal articles

LUBsearch

Our search service LUBsearch contains a large number of international scholarly articles. It is freely searchable for everyone. You can read the articles on the University Library’s computers. Outside the university network they are only accessible to students and employees.

Search articles in LUBsearch

Subject databases

If you want to conduct a more in-depth article search within a subject, it may be preferable to use a dedicated subject database instead. Outside the university network these are only accessible to students and employees.

Choose a database in our database list

How to find Swedish articles

You can search for Swedish articles in a small number of databases, including:

Artikelsök

(available at Lund University)
Journal articles and a small number of daily newspaper articles.

Search Artikelsök

Retriever Research

(available at Lund University)
Articles in full text from daily newspapers and certain popular weekly publications and magazines.

Search Retriever Research

Swedish newspapers

Articles in all Swedish newspapers 2014-, Aftonbladet, DN, Expressen and Svenska Dagbladet from their beginnings, as well as more than 60 other newspapers from the period 1645-1965. You can search all articles from home and read those older than 115 years. Newer articles can only be read on a special computer in our Microfilms Reading Room.

Search Swedish newspapers (the Royal Library's newspaper service)

LIBRIS

Swedish humanities journal articles.

Search LIBRIS

SwePub

Swedish-published research articles, some in full text.

Search SwePub

How to find older articles

Older journal articles (up to the 1980s) are not always searchable electronically. To help you find these articles, you can use printed bibliographies in various subjects that list the relevant articles. They are available in the library’s Reference Collection.

The Reference Collection

Older daily newspaper articles (up to the 1990s) are usually available on microfilm but are usually not indexed by subject. If you do not have the exact date, you have to go through the relevant period of the newspaper on microfilm.

Read more about finding daily newspapers

How to request articles

You have to request most articles in advance

Go to our catalogue LUBcat and request the journal/magazine by year or issue. The article itself is not searchable in LUBcat.

Go to LUBcat

As a student or employee of Lund University, you can order articles which are scanned from our scholarly journals free of charge in the LUBITO service. We will send you a link to a PDF file by email the following weekday.

For the time being you cannot request scanned articles from LUBITO

If the article is not available in Lund, students or employees can order an inter-library copy of the article via their faculty library:

Ordering inter-library loans at the faculty libraries

Newspaper articles are available in other ways, for example on microfilm.

Read more on how to find newspaper articles

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