You need a library card to borrow books from the Social Sciences Faculty Library.

Students and staff use their LU card as library card. Other users receive a library card at the circulation desk.

The library card, which is valid at all the libraries at Lund University, is used to borrow material.

Getting a library card

Students and staff: Pick up your LU card at a card station. To be able to use the LU card as library card you need to register a new account in LUBcat.

Read about card stations at the LU card website

Other users, not affiliated with Lund university: Go to any of the libraries at Lund university to pick up a library card. Bring a valid photo ID. If you do not have a Swedish personal identification number you must also be accompanied by a Swedish resident.

Here you find all libraries at Lund university

Read about personal guarantee at the University Library website

Distance students

Read here about how you as a distance student can get a library card

Lost library cards

If you lose your library card, you must report it as soon as possible to the library. As a borrower, you are responsible for all loans registered on your library card.

Pin code

All LU cards has a pin code. It can not be changed.

You find the pin code at the LU card website

If you are not a student or faculty at Lund University, you receive your pin code at the library. You can change it in your library account.