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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Phd Information Kemicentrum: PhD Information

Search & find

For information on how to search and find literature and research databases in chemistry, chemical engineering and food technology, use the subject guides below.

Interlibrary loan service

If a book or an article is not available at Lund University Libraries, you can order the book or article from other libraries.
Before ordering the first time, you should fill in details via your account in the interlibrary loan system!

Purchasing suggestions

We look forward to receiving suggestions regarding new books, journals or databases for the library to purchase.
Make sure that we do not already own the book or the journal by checking the library catalogue Lovisa.

The book/journal might be purchased in electronic format.

Send you suggestions to the library by


Reference Management

Academic Writing

The AWELU platform is an online resource for academic writing in English at Lund University.


Write & Cite

Information at the Kemicentrum library web

ISBN for dissertations

All doctoral dissertations must have an ISBN. The number is unique to your publication. Electronically published publications have a separate number. Both ISBNs should appear on both versions. The library distributes ISBN for dissertations. Send the following information to

  • If you need two ISBN numbers, one for the printed version and one for the digital version
  • Name
  • Birth date
  • Title of the thesis
  • Date of defence

Gold for Gold - Open Access Voucher from RSC

Lund University has been awarded vouchers from the Royal Society of Chemistry for use by LU researchers to make articles freely available in 2016 (1 voucher = 1 OA article). Researchers who have an article accepted in a RSC journal will receive a code which is then used to make the article freely available via the RSC website.

Send a message to this email address if you want the voucher code:

Further information:
RSC Publishing - Gold for Gold FAQs

Open Access

Tools for identifying and comparing scholarly journals

Scientific Information Management
3 credits

This is a course for PhD students at the Faculty of Engineering who focuses on methods for information management and scholarly communication. The course is organized in a series of seminars and an individual project. The course is part of the doctoral courses Faculty of Engineering and entitles to 3 credits.