News

  • 2017-05-17

    Do you want to improve your spoken Swedish?

    On Tuesdays with start on 8 August, a Language Café will be held in the Library. The Language Café is a place for improving your spoken Swedish in a relaxed atmosphere. Welcome!

    The Language Café is for anyone who wants to improve their spoken Swedish through everyday conversation. It is open to university employees, their families, students or to anyone else who want to improve their Swedish.

    ”The idea is to offer language training in a relaxed atmosphere while also creating a place for people to meet and learn about new cultures ”, says Jakob Harnesk, Library director at Karlstad University. ”We hope that this will be of interest to many people, also to those who speak Swedish well .”

    Feel free to drop in - the coffee is free.

  • 2017-04-07

    Trial period for De Gruyter Online

    Until 8 July the library have a trial period of e-resources from De Gruyter.

    During the test period we have limited access to journals, e-books and databases in 28 subject areas.
    Do a search, or choose a subject. Then it is possible to limit the result to "Accessible content".

    Search De Gruyter Online

    For more information, contact Ulrika Hargefors.

  • 2017-01-20

    Always borrow course-reference books

    All course-reference books and reserved books now need to be borrowed before taking them out of the room.

    This applies to all reserved books and course-reference books that are placed in room 1 E 225.

    Borrow the books in the selfcheck machine by scanning your Kau-card, or by entering your Swedish ID number/library card number, and your pin code.

    When you have finished reading the course-reference book please return it in the self-return machine. Course-reference books can be borrowed overnight, but needs to be returned no later than 1 hour after the library opens the next morning.

  • 2017-01-18

    Wordfinder cancelled

    From 1 January 2017 the library no longer subscribes to Wordfinder.
    Instead you can find dictionarys in many languages through Nationalencyklopedien (NE).

    Go to the library startpage and click on Encyclopedias, then choose "Norstedts ordböcker via NE" in the menu.

    On the NE page, choose "Tjänster" in the top menu, and then "Ordböcker".

    Direct link

  • 2016-09-08

    The KAU card also works as a Library card

    From autumn semester 2016 the new KAU card also works as a library card. The PIN required to borrow or reserve books is the same PIN as for the KAU card.
    The KAU card works as a library card, key card and print card

    More information - KAU card / Library card
    How to get your KAU CARD

  • 2016-06-10

    Rearrangement of bookshelves

    We are working on a project to improve the study environment in the library

    During summer we have rearranged books and journals in the library. The goal is to make space for better study environments,including more group study places, lounge areas and new technology. The project will continue during the autumn semester and we hope to have everything ready in January 2017.
    During this time it sometimes will be some noise and disruption in the library which we apologize for.

    If you can not find what you are looking for, please ask the staff!

    Map of the library