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Research & teaching support

The University Library provides a number of services in order to support researchers and teachers at Jönköping University.

DiVA registration support

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According to university policy, researchers and postgraduate students should have their publications registered in the digital institutional repository DiVA. As a researcher you can let the library take care of the registration of your publications in DiVA. Send us information about individual publications or a list of several publications here.

Read more about DiVA.

Open Access, parallel publishing and copyright

As a researcher, you probably want the widest distribution of your research as possible. Therefore, a part of your publishing strategy might consist of  publishing Open Access, that is, making your publications freely available by selecting an Open Access journal. You can also choose to parallel publish your work. The library offers help in checking copyright rules, as well as producing the often mandatory cover page for parallel published articles.

Contact the Library if you want to have an individual guidance regarding these issues, or if you want us to arrange a lecture on Open Access, parallel publishing and pertaining copyright aspects.
Read more about Open Access, parallel publishing and copyright.

Bibliometrical analyses and publication strategy

One aspect of your research strategy is to find appropriate journals in which to publish. For this purpose you may need some knowledge about how to develop a publication strategy and learn how to use some elementary bibliometric tools for journal evaluation.

The library offers basic help and guidance regarding publication strategy, as well as performing elementary bibliometric analyses. Contact the Library if you want us to arrange a lecture on bibliometrics and bibliometric tools for subject and journal analyses, or if you want individual guidance concerning these matters.
Read more about bibliometrics and journal evaluation.

Literature searching guidance

The library can guide you as you search within the academic literature, for example before you undertake a literature review. We provide support such as how to implement search strategies, search techniques and tools as well as database funtionality.
Contact persons for literature searching guidance.

Research data management consultation

The university library offers advice and coordination of services concerning the management of research data as well as the creation of a data management plan. Read more about support for research data management.

EndNote support

EndNote is a reference management tool to which all members of staff at Jönköping University have access. The library offers individuals and groups support and courses on how to use EndNote. Read more about the library's EndNote support.

Postgraduate course on information searching and scholarly communication

The library offers the course Information literacy and scholarly communication for doctoral students, 3 higher education credits. The course is aimed at postgraduate students and is specifically well-suited at an early stage of the student's postgraduate studies. The course is held according to the needs of each school.

Engage the library in your teaching

Teachers are welcome to engage the library for information search skills education. It is planned in consultation with the teacher and is aligned with the level of the course.
Read more about the library's education.

Get your loans via internal mail

As a member of staff at Jönköping University, you can request books, including those that are not out on loan, directly from your computer and have them sent to your internal mail box. Click on request in the item information of the bibliographic record in Primo, the library search tool, and we will manage your loan and the caretakers will handle the delivery.

Order interlibrary loans

Books and articles that are not available at the University Library can be acquired by our interlibrary loan service. Read more and request interlibrary loans.

Send us acquisition suggestions

We appreciate any suggestion from you as a teacher, researcher, or postgraduate student for publications we should acquire to the library. Suggest literature.

As a course coordinator, you state the current course literature in KursInfo (the course syllabus database at JU) and the library will make sure that they are available at the library at the start of the semester. 

Content updated 2019-05-02

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