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Search for specific materials and data

Here you will find where you can go to find a specific reference, where to find financial data or annual reports etc.

LUBcat - the Library Catalogue

Search for books in our library catalogue LUBcat, which is the common catalogue for all libraries at Lund University. Here you can see at which library the book is situated in and on which shelf. In LUBcat you can also find e-books.

If you search for a book within a specific topic, make an advanced search. Here you can combine different search terms to narrow down your topic. You can also limit your search by using filters, for example publication date, language and library.

Library catalogue LUBcat

Course books

At LUSEM Library, you find all course books within the school's subject areas, either printed copies or e-books. The course books are collected in the library and adjacent to the course books you find books in mehtodology. In our catalogue LUBcat you can see at which shelf the books is placed. If all copies are already out on loan, you can make a request. When the book is available, you will be notified by e-mail.

The loan period is two weeks. If there are no reservations for the book it will be automatically renewed. If the book can't be revewed, you will receive an e-mail with the return date. Please note! The overdue fee on course books is 10 SEK per book and day.

Reference copies are available in the circulation desk. We have at least one reference copy of each course book. You can read the reference copy in the library, and may not take it home.

Read more about rules and loans on our pages on loans.


You find e-books in ePublications, which is a part of LUBsearch. With some delay, they are also searchable in the library catalogue LUBcat.

Most e-books can be downloaded, and it is usually possible to print some pages. If you want to read an e-book off campus, you need to log in with your Student or Lucat account.

Search for e-books in ePublications

More resources for books

  • LUBsearch - Lund University Libraries’ common search service for e-resources and printed material.
  • Catalogue -1957 – the University Library’s card catalogue, featuring books and journals printed up to and including 1957.
  • LIBRIS – Search for literature in Sweden's national library catalogue.

Electronic articles and journals

Search for electronic articles in LUBsearch. Large parts of the material are available in full text, and with your Student account or Lucat account, you can access it from wherever you are.

If you are looking for a specific electronic journal, go to ePublications, which is connnected to LUBsearch.

Search for electronic journals in ePublications

Printed journals

In our library we also have printed journals on open shelves. You can search for them in our library catalogue LUBcat. The loan period is two weeks.

From a selection of journals we have collected the latest issue. These can be read in the library and may not be taken home.

Library catalogue LUBcat

LUBITO - scanned articles

Students and staff at Lund University can order scanned articles from journals available in print at the University Library (UB). The service is free of charge and a link to the PDF-file will be delivered the following weekday.


In our subject guide on finance you will find databases and resources containing financial data.

Subject guide on finance

Printed annual reports

Annual reports from companies listed on the Swedish stock exchange are collected in LUSEM Library. Fetch the ones you want to borrow and register the loan in the self service machine. The loan period is two weeks.

In the library catalogue LUBcat you can see which printed annual reports we have in the library

Online resources

Retriever Business - Database for Swedish company information (in Swedish)

Accounting: Annual reports and financial data - Library subject guide with links to databases containing, among other things, annual reports.

Where do I search for research publications?

Dissertations and research publications (including journal articles, conference abstracts and books) written by researchers at Lund University are collected in the Research Portal. Where possible, the option to download a full text document is available.

In the Research Portal you can also find information about the researchers, about projects and about the departments at Lund University.

If you want to find the same type of material published at other Swedish higher education institutions, go to SwePub.

Search for publications from Lund University in the Research Portal

Search for publications from other swedish universities in the national database SwePub


More than 20 dissertations are published every year at LUSEM. They are collected in our Book Collection.

You can search for dissertations, written at LUSEM and at Lund University, in the library catalogue LUBcat, LUBsearch or in the Research Portal.

Lund University Publications - Student Papers

Every year, hundreds of student theses are written at LUSEM.

LUP Student Papers allows you to search for theses, dissertations and degree projects published by students at Lund University, including LUSEM. In most cases, the documents are available for download.

In LUP Student Papers, there are also statistics regarding the number of registered papers, the number of downloads, which papers are the most popular and so on.

Theses and essays at Lund university (LUP student papers)

Theses at other Swedish universities and colleges (Uppsök) (In Swedish)