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Digitised material

The library own several collections of cultural-historical value and engage in extensive digitisation activities to make these collections more available for research.

More information about the digitised collections

Digitisation of the library's older collections

Browse our digitised books here

A significant part of books from our special collections has been digitised. It is books from the 15th century and forward containing for example travelogues, cookery books, mathematics and so forth. More books will be added.

Older laws and regulations

Umeå University Library has digitised a significant part of the main sources for the older government announcements (the so–called “årstrycket”). It is more than 30 000 pages of regulations, statutes, decrees and parliamentary decisions.

More information and links to digitised material (only in Swedish)

Public announcements

Umeå University Library has digitised the public announcements of Västerbotten County for the years 1896-1932 and Västernorrland County for the years 1888-1932. Through the announcements, it is possible to follow the emergence of modern society at the provincial level.

Public announcements of Västerbotten County 1896-1932

Public announcements of Västernorrland County 1888-1932

Archives and manuscripts

Digitised archive material

Umeå University Library is responsible for the manuscript collection of the University, some of these are digitised.

Digitisation of publications from Umeå University

Digitised publications from Umeå University

The library is digitising older theses (1958-2003) and reports from Umeå University.

Request digitisation

Digital on request

Use our digitisation service to order a digital copy of the library's older books.

Digitisation of your publication

You can easily make your thesis or report freely accessible on the Internet in digital form.

Latest update: 2022-05-30