Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


The SLU Library gives students and employees at SLU access to both licensed and free e-books.

E-books can be found in the SLU Library's search tool Primo, where you can search by title and author. In the Ebrary interface (see below) you can search full text. Below is a description of our largest and most important suppliers of e-books, a more complete list can be found under the type "E-book" in Databases in Primo.



Measuring landscapes

Ebrary is the SLU Libraries main supplier of e-books, with about 100,000 book titles. The books are mainly for on screen reading, you may print 60 pages from a book. You may set up a personal book shelf, highlight text in books, etc. In the Ebrary Unity Reader there is a text-to-speech option. It is also possible to download from Ebrary to your computer or tablet or e-reader. Do you want to learn more about the features in Ebrary - watch a short video for tips on searching, highlighting text and downloading e-books.


CAB eBooks

Potatoes postharvest

CAB eBooks (2005–) contains hundreds of books within the SLU's topics. The individual chapter contributions are PDF files and separately searchable, and can be printed without limitations.




Dawsonera contains some fifty books. You must first accept the "Terms and Conditions" to access the books. The heading "eBook Catalogue" shows which books are available at SLU . You can download the book for 1-7 days, the book automatically disappears when the "loan period" expires, after which it can be downloaded again. Printing is limited to one page at a time, and requires you to be registered and logged in, and only works when you read the book "online". NOTE! For best functionality, use e.g. the web browser Google Chrome or Firefox (avoid Internet Explorer).

Do you want to learn more - Dawsonera User Guides includes short videos on how to download, print, etc.


Off campus access

As a student or employee you can have off campus access to e-resources through SLU's VPN service.
Read more


Google Books

Forestry in a global contextGoogle Books is a search service for books, and not a collection of e-books in the ordinary sense. Tens of millions books are included. Searching is done in full text. How much of the book you can see varies, often you may view the page with the search hit  and a few pages more. You get a search hit if the search words are on the same page in a book. Sample search: "pinus sylvestris" OR "scots pine" production OR yields sweden.


What are you allowed to do with an e-book?

Read about terms and conditions.

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