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Asian Studies - Subject Guide for Students: Help & Contact

This guide is for students at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, but can be used for others with Asia as a speciality

Support in your studies

LU Academic Support Centre (ASC)

At the ASC you can get free help with:

  • The academic writing process
  • Speaking and presentations skills
  • Reading and study skills


TorTalk is a soft ware programme to read on-screen text  and it is free for staff and students at LU. You can download it on to your own computer, and you can also download more languages and dialects.

SpellRight is spelling programme to help Swedish speaking people how to spell in English. The three student computers in Asia Library have it installed. As a student at LU you can download it to your own computer.The programme installs in Microsoft Office and are used from within.There are also solutions for Mac-users. Manual for SpellRight

You can download both programmes via Databases A-Z.

If you want help with the different programmes, please contact the librarians.

Student IT Support

At the IT support you can get free help with your

  • your student account ID/computer login
  • your student email account
  • wireless internet access around campus
  • other computing-related support

You can also phone them: +46 (0) 46 222 90 00


Book a librarian

If you need help with finding information for your thesis you can book a session with a subject librarian for individual guidance.

Please let us know the following:

  • Describe your topic.
  • Describe which resources you have used already.
  • Describe the search terms you have been using.
  • What is it you need our help with? Please, try and be as specific as possible.

Send an email with the above information, as well as some suggestions for times, to 

Remote Access outside Lund University

How to get access to the library's digital resources outside campus.

As a student or employee you can access all e-media at Lund University from almost anywhere in the world. The easiest way to access is through LUBsearch. If you go via LUBsearch you will get a CAS-window where you log in with your student account or Lucat account.

If the CAS-window does not appear, or you are accessing the e-media from your bookmarks you can try the prefix:

Use it according to the following examples:
Oxford Reference online:
Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO):

If you have the possibility to connect to Eduroam, you should be able to log in once, and then have access to all the e-resources at Lund University.
You can also try and connect via vpn. Want to find out more about vpn? Check out the LU Support Guides.
If you still have problems, please contact the Sevice Desk at LU:
LU Servicedesk: +46 46 222 90 00

Opening hours at Servicedesk: Monday -Friday 8-17

Contact your subject librarian - Mia