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You can find our English video guides, on our youtube channel.

Information seeking guides

If you are a student at University West you will find more information seeking resources here. Each guide focus a specific subject, chose your subject.


This guide describes what a reference is, things to consider when referencing and describes different reference systems to use when you're referencing. The guide also describes what to consider when quoting.

Go to the guide Referencing

Evaluation of sources

It is necessary to examine and evaluate the sources you use when you write scientific texts. Irrespective of source, you need to examine it to make sure it is credible and current.

Go to the guide Evaluation of sources


this guide describes the Copyright Act and what you as a student, researcher or teacher have to consider when sharing materials such as text, data, photos, images, music, etc.

Go to the guide Copyright

Templates for theses and essays

Cover templates and instructions on how to write essays and dissertations at University West. There are general instructions and specific instructions which are divided by department.

See all templates

Need help with with Word?

The library has compiled several video guides aimed at you as a student writing a report or thesis. In these guides, you can get assistance with tasks such as page numbering, table of contents, heading templates, section breaks, thesis formatting, adjusting tables, and more.

Note that Word Online differs in appearance and functionality compared to the software. As a student, you can download Word to your computer.

You can also ask questions about Word in the library's Zoom room or in person at the library's information desk.


Elisabeth Näverå

Elisabeth Näverå Librarian

Rebecka Sverker

Rebecka Sverker Librarian Språkvingehandledare, SI-metodhandledare