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Statista

The Library has signed a subscription for Statista

The database Statista is an international statistics and market data platform.

Sign on a door with the words

University of Borås is instituting an OA Fund

The University of Borås is instituting an Open Access Fund to drive the change toward Open Science


Alternative routes to access new Elsevier publications

The cancelled agreement with Elsevier makes new articles difficult to get hold of, but there are alternative ways to reach the articles.


Test periods on databases

Now you have the opportunity to test the databases. Among them are Statista, Bloomsbury Design Library and Fashion Photography Archive.


More focus on books and scientific material in Primo

Primo now makes it possible to sort articles from newspapers so they don’t appear in the result list, which increases focus on scientific material.


Summer loans

At the end of the spring semester, summer loans will be introduced, which allows you to borrow books and keep them all the summer.


Coordinates support for research data

During this spring, a coordinator was employed, with the task of coordinating the university's support for managing research data.


New offset agreement with Taylor & Francis enables Open Access

With a newly signed agreement, you can publish in Taylor & Francis open access journals without having to worry about the article processing charge.


Changes in the database selection 2018

There are subscriptions to new databases, some databases has new content, and there are a couple of databases we don't subscribe to anymore.