search and read
Find the reading material you're searching for, apply for reading assistance or report access problems.
Find what you're searching for
Start with using the Library Search system where you can for search multiple media types simultaneously. You can search in relevant books, databases, articles, etc.
Read more about how to find
Get the help that you need
If you have a disability, for example dyslexia, a visual impairment, hearing loss or other impairments, we can provide you with pedagogical support during your studies. For example, the library offers you the possibility to get printed literature adapted to your needs. Read more about reading impairments and study with disabilities.
Can I share what I find?
Read more about Copyright, copying and downloading material.
Can't log in?
When using one of the library databases, you need to bring access from the library. So always start your search from bibliotek.hv.se/en. You can search for the article/book/publication either by using our search box or select a specific database via the library database list.
When you have found what you are looking for, you will need to log in. Use your University West username, which consists of the first two letters of your first name, last name and four numbers, for example buba0001. Do not add @student.hv.se. Your password is the same as the one you use for Canvas.
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.