Kuggen at Lindholmen
Chalmers learning common Kuggen is part of Chalmers' library. Students and staff at the IT faculty can take advantage of both the university library's services and Kuggen's study environments, group study rooms and library services.
Kuggen is open to all users on weekdays between 10.00 and 16.00. On Chalmers library's website there is more information about current opening hours and any exceptions.
Opening hours at Kuggen (Chalmers library's website)
Use your GU card to enter during extended opening hours
On weekdays between 07.00 and 22.00, Kuggen is open without staff. Students and employees of the IT Faculty at the University of Gothenburg can visit Kuggen during the extended opening hours. Enter through the entrance facing House Patricia.
About the extended opening hours in Kuggen (Chalmers library website)
Book a group study room
Students can book group study rooms in Kuggen and in Chalmers main library at Johanneberg. Use your GU account (gus-id and password) to log in. Information about the rooms and links to the booking system can be found at Chalmers library's website.
About the group study rooms (Chalmers library website)
Textbooks for the IT Faculty
Textbooks for the IT Faculty can be borrowed at the Education Library on Västra Hamngatan. Since autumn 2022, there are also a number of reference copies of the IT Faculty's textbooks in Kuggen. The reference copies cannot be borrowed, but are available to be read on site, during Kuggen's staffed opening hours.
Please note that you cannot return books from Gothenburg University Library in Kuggen. This is because Chalmers Library and Gothenburg University Library have different systems for borrowing and returning books.
Wifi and access to articles and databases
If you bring your own computer with you, you can use the Eduroam wireless network to access internet. As a student or employee at the University of Gothenburg you access databases, e-books and e-journals with your GU account. The university library has several article databases within the subject area of the IT faculty.
Help with information searching
Students and employees of the IT faculty can get help with information searching and reference management at the Education Library's digital information desk in Zoom. You do not need to make an appointment, just drop in during the information desks' opening hours.
As a student at the IT faculty, you can also book an appointment with one of Chalmers' librarians for help with information searches and references in Kuggen at Lindholmen.
Book a librarian at Lindholmen (Chalmers library website)
Service for students with reading impairments
The University Library provides extended support to students with a reading disability. You can get help with adapted textbooks, longer loan periods for course books and access to the reading studios at our libraries. Kuggen's reading studio cannot be used by the IT faculty's students.
Contact the university library
Feel free to contact us if you have questions or need help. Fill in the contact form or call the Education Library to reach us.