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Computers and study areas

Students in the journal room


The library has computers for searching the library catalogue (no login required), and computers featuring the Office software package as well as printing options.

The computer work stations at Sambib are located here:

  • Level 2 – computer rooms
  • Level 1 – in the book rooms
  • Basement level – in the lecture room, when it is not booked for teaching (applies during the semester)

See a map of the library

Students and staffTo use the fully equipped computers, you need to log in using your student account. Employees use their LU account.

Other users, not affiliated with Lund university: If you are neither a student nor an employee of Lund University, and you want to open a computer account, you can get help with that during office hours (9-16). You will need a library card.

Student computers are equipped with:

  • The Office software package & Adobe Acrobat
  • The QGIS geographical information system
  • SPSS statistical program
  • Stata statistical program
  • NVivo qualitative data analysis software
  • Reference management program EndNote
  • Map viewer program DjVu
  • Spell-checking programs StavaRex and SpellRight
  • Voice synthesis program TorTalk

Rules for computer use

The computers are primarily intended for study and research. When using the computers, you must follow the SUNET rules and show consideration to other users. Using the computers in a way that can be perceived as offensive or disruptive is not permitted. This includes using the computers to access websites with pornographic content.

SUNET rules (New window)


Here is information on how to connect to Lund University's wireless internet.

Study places

The library’s study places are on level 2, one floor up. The large reading room is a quiet reading room. The study places are available during the library’s opening hours.

Group rooms

The library has two group rooms with a computer and a whiteboard on level 2. There are booking lists outside the rooms, where the rooms can be reserved for a maximum of 3 hours. A booked room must be occupied within 15 minutes of the booked starting time. A group can make at most 3 bookings per week. 

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