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Literature Search in Databases

The libraries at Lund University offer a wide range of tools for information search. In addition to the library catalogue there are databases and other search services that can be useful when you search for information in your studies.

Scientific Journals and Databases

In LUBsearch you can find databases, e-books and scientific journals. LUBsearch is the Lund University portal for access to e-journals, e-books and databases. E-books can also be found in the library catalogue.

Off-Campus Access to Articles and E-books

For off-campus access to articles and e-books you need to log in to LUBsearch with your student account.

Search tips and guidance in literature search

Your subject librarian gives lectures and seminars in literature search. You can also get useful advice for search terms and search strategies in the library student guide:
Search, Evaluate, Write & Cite: Search at 

Need Help to Find Relevant Search Terms?

Writing a Literature Review?

The library student guide gives an introduction to reading and evaluating research articles.

Search, evaluate, write and cite: Evaluate at 

Book a librarian

If you need help with:

  • search strategies
  • finding databases
  • evaluation of scientific literature
  • citing
  • EndNote

Book a librarian at