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Doctoral students: Books

Want to suggest a book purchase?

If you would like to recommend a journal, book or database for purchase, please fill out this form.

Suggestions will be reviewed by an information specialist taking into consideration several factors, including relevance of the material for the Library's collection and available funding. 

Interlibrary loan

If you can't find a book or an article you need in our collection you can order interlibrary loans through

Those are usually paid for by the candidate's department which confirms by email to the library. 

Find a book at the library

Our whole collection is catalogued in You can search for material without signing in but in order to sign in you need a password which is delivered with the library card. 

Access to e-resources

The Library subscribes to a good collection of e-books covering the humanities and the social sciences. Further information can be found here. 

Students, faculty and staff with a University Net ID have off-campus access to our whole collection of e-books. Please find information on how to activate VPN connection on IT's web 

Helpful eBooks