Older books and materials in card catalogues

If you are looking for older materials and you don't find them in Supersearch, you can use one of our card catalogues instead.

Find books in scanned card catalogues

The University Library has a number of scanned card catalogues which are available online. You can browse and request books directly from the scanned catalogues.

Multidisciplinary catalogues

Katalog 1957 (Pre -1957 Catalogue) contains references to literature within all subject areas, published up until 1957. The catalogue is available in two versions: An alphabetical catalogue and a subject catalogue.

Subject- and material specific catalogues

Biokat contains references to literature within medicine and natural sciences until about 1980. Literature within these subjects published before 1957 can be found in Katalog -1957.

Botankat contains references to literature within botany up to 1989. Literature within botany before 1957 can be found in Katalog -1957.

Eko contains references to literature within business administration, economics and law, published prior to 1980.

Lärobokskatalogen 1958-75 (School Textbook Catalogue) contains references to textbooks for Swedish elementary school and upper secondary school from 1958 to 1975. Literature within these subjects published before 1957 can be found in Katalog -1957.

Dahlkat is a PDF that contains scanned catalogue cards with references to professor Carl G. Dahls (1875-1959) collection of literature within pomology (the study of cultivated fruits and fruit trees), horticulture and landscaping. The collection includes publications printed between 1539 and 1959. It is not possible to request materials in Dahlkat. Use Katalog 1957 if you want to request materials from the Dahl collection.

Material specific catalogues

Grammofonkatalogen and Skivkatalogen. These catalogues lists the holdings of the Humanities Library's collection of gramophone records. The two catalogues describe two different collections, one of which was located at the former Library of Music and Drama. In total there are about 15 000 records in the collections. Please book the Humanities Library's media studio when you request material from one of the catalogues of gramophone records.

Kartkatalogen lists the Humanities Library's older holdings of printed maps up to the 1990s. The collection contains about 40,000 maps in various formats. All requested maps are delivered to the reading room of the Humanities Library.

Search printed card catalogues

If you can't find the book in our scanned card catalogues, you can search the printed card catalogues that are not scanned. Card catalogues are located at the Humanities Library. Contact the library for help with using the printed card catalogues.

Contact us

Contact the Humanities Library, Biomedical Library or Social Sciences Library if you need help with older books or card catalogues.

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