If you are a teacher at Umeå University, the library can serve as a support for both your teaching and your students' studies. In this guide, you will find tips on using the library in your role as a teacher.
Search, write and study - the library in your teaching
The library supports students in their information searching, writing and development of study skills. As a teacher, you can book customised lessons for your students on topics such as
We also have an open digital introductory course on information searching that you can add as a module to your Canvas course.
The library purchases all textbooks used in courses at Umeå University. If possible, we purchase textbooks as e-books. However, the library needs to adhere to specific agreements and licences when purchasing e-resources. Additionally, we always have a physical reference copy for reading in the library.
Your textbook lists in Selma determine our purchases
Our purchases of textbooks are based on your lists of required reading in Selma. Be sure to enter information about all textbooks well before the start of the course, at least two months in advance.
Services for you as an employee
As an employee at Umeå University, you have access to our courses, such as introductions to medical databases and introductory courses in reference management software. You can also order a search consultation from the library free of charge.