• Orange Week at the library


    During this week (21–27 November), Orange Week takes place around the world. The aim is to spread knowledge about men's violence against women and violence in close relationships. Several organisations and companies in Jönköping participate and the University Library contributes with an exhibition of books on the subject.
  • Time for drop-in at the library


    Are you wondering if your article is peer reviewed? Are the references getting on your nerves? Are you stuck in your search for information? Don't worry, we'll help you. Welcome to the library's drop-in Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30–13:30, starting Thursday, 10 November.
  • Time for a new book club meeting at the library


    The library's book club will meet again on Monday, 5 December at 16:00 to discuss a true classic, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie. Everyone is welcome, both students and staff.
  • New handbooks from Edward Elgar Publishing


    The library has access to 20 new handbooks from the academic publisher Edward Elgar publishing. Examples of titles are Research Handbook on Environmental Sociology, Research Handbook on the Sociology of Organizations and Handbook on Teaching and Learning for Sustainable Development.
  • Changes to the loan regulations


    During the pandemic, the loan period for books from the coursebook collection was extended to 7 days, while automatic renewals was introduced. We have now decided to keep the extended loan period.
  • The lecture rooms in the library are closing due to littering


    The library's lecture rooms have been open for students to use as study rooms. As of October 22, the rooms will be temporarily closed due to food stains and litter.
  • From foundry to library - a timeline


    The building that today holds the library originally served as a foundry hall for Jönköpings Mekaniska Werkstad. A lot has happened to the building since it was built in 1914 and now you can take part in the development in our interactive timeline.
  • Library exhibition about the Academic Ceremony


    On Saturday, 8 October, JU celebrates academic festivities with Professor inauguration and conferment of PhDs. At the library, we honor the festivities with an exhibition, where you can browse through theses and other publications from the participating Professors and Doctors.
  • Welcome to the library book club!


    We welcome students and staff to join the library book club. We meet a couple of times per semester to discuss the book we have read. For the next meeting, we will read the novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler.
  • Slide show from the anniversary week


    Last week, we celebrated our newly renovated library.We would like to thank everyone who participated in the various program events and everyone who visited us and took part in the festivities.Here is a slide show from the week:
  • The University Library celebrates 25 years!


    During week 38 (September 19–23), the library celebrates 25 years with five lunch events in the JMW hall in the library. The anniversary week begins with an an opening ceremony and is then followed by lectures, an author visit and musical entertainment. All events will be held in Swedish.
  • Computers in the library


    Do you need a computer but don't have one with you to the library? Then you can use one of our 16 computer workstations on floor 1. You don't need to book your place, first come, first served. Welcome!
  • Join the library book club!


    Everyone at JU, students and staff, are welcome to participate in the library book club. We meet a couple of times per semester to discuss the book we have read.
  • Welcome to a new semester!


    As of Monday 22 August, the library will return to regular opening hours. We are open Monday to Thursday 8:00-20:00, Friday 8:00-18:00 and Saturday 11:00-15:00.
  • Summer opening hours at the library


    As of Monday 13 June, the library will switch to summer opening hours. In the coming weeks, there will also be limited access to the group rooms due to painting of the corridors.
  • Temporary library entrance


    Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9, the library's regular entrance is closed due to renovation work. To enter the library, you can use one of the entrances from the group room corridors on floors 2 and 3. JU card is not required.
  • The books on floor 1 back on their permanent shelves


    During the renovation work in the library this spring, the books on floor 1 have been placed on temporary shelves. The floors and shelves are now sanded and ready and the books can be found on their permanent shelves again.
  • The information desk in its proper place


    After a short period of temporary placements, our information desk can now be found in its new permanent location. It is now placed a little bit further into the library, near the stairs.
  • The University Library's access to SIS standards


    Standards are often described as common solutions to recurring problems. They are developed and used in most areas of society. Via the University Library, you have access to a wide range of standards and you can also submit requests for new ones.
  • Fiction area open again


    On Tuesday 17 May, the fiction department on floor 2 will reopen after the renovation. You will now be able to use the doors between the library and the group room corridor again.