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The library system contains physical and digital materials from the National Library, as well as 4 universities: Aarhus University, IT University, University of Copenhagen and Roskilde University.

You will find articles, books, databases, journals, pictures, manuscripts, music and much more

If you cannot find the material in our database, you can try bibliotek.dk. Choose SCIENCE as your pick up library and you will receive a mail, when the book is ready for you to pick up. Is it an article it will be either scanned to you or send by mail.

If you cannot find the material in bibliotek.dk then use the form "Didn't find it?". Are you a student or an employee at the University of Copenhagen this is free.

Selected e-books

The City Reader - Richard T. Legates, Richard Stout. Routledge Ltd, 2015.

Designing Urban Agriculture : A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes - April Philips. John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

Essentials of Urban Design - Mark Sheppard. Csiro Publishing, 2015.

Explorations in Urban Design -  Tse-Hui Tei, Matthew Carmona. Ashgate, 2014.

Landscape Architecture: An Introduction - Robert Holden. Laurence King Publishers, 2014.

Landscape: From Knowledge to Action - Martine Berlan-Darqué. Quae, 2008.

Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process - Simon Bell. Routledge Ltd., 2012.

Landscape Infrastructure: Case studies by SWA - Ying-Yu Hung, Gerdo Aquino. Birkhäuser, 2013.

Measuring Urban Design: Metrics for Livable Places - Reid Ewing, Otto Clemente, Kathryn M. Neckerman, James W. Quinn, Andrew Rundle. Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2013.

Urban Design for an Urban Century: Shaping More Livable, Equitable and Resilient Cities - Lance jay Brown. John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

The Urban Design Reader - Michael Larice, Elizabeth Macdonald. Routledge Ltd, 2013.

Selected e-journals

JoLa - Journal of Landscape Architecture
Journal of the European Council of Landscape Architecture School (ECLAS).
Year: 2006, vol. 1 -

Journal of Planning History
Year: 2000, vol. 1 -

Journal of Urban Design
Year: 1996, vol. 1 -

Landscape and Urban Planning
Year: 1986, vol. 13 -

Landscape Journal: design, planning and management of the land
Year: 2011, vol. 30 -

Landscape Research
Journal of the Landscape Research Group.
Year: 1997, vol. 22 -

Planning Perspectives
Year: 1996, vol. 11 -

Urban Design International
Year: 2000, vol. 5 - 2012, vol. 17.

Urban History
Year: 1999, vol. 26 -


E-book collections that the library has bought access to. In the library catalogue REX  you can search many more e-books and in the REX tab "Articles", you can search for book chapters from many of the books.

CAB eBooks
Subject range: Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Environment, Human Nutrition, Plant Science.
Search options: Book title, Chapter titles and abstracts, Keywords, Subject browsing
Display format: PDF
Restrictions: No special restrictions beyond general copyright regulations
FAQ: About eBooks FAQs

Subject range: All subjects mostly from English and American publishers
Search options: Text, title, author, subject, key words, publisher, publication year etc.
Display format: Online reading in Ebrarys own reading application or download the whole book for 14 days in Adobe Digital Editions format. You need to create an account in Ebrary and you need to download Adobe Digital Editions. You can do that in Ebrary..
Restrictions: download to pdf-format: max 40 pages per session. Ebrary doesn't support Linux systems.

FOODnetBASE supplies access to expert guidance on food safety, quality, taste, processing, brewing, regulations, and microbiology. It offers information on the latest functional foods, antioxidants, and foodborne pathogens, as well as packaging technologies.

Royal Society of Chemistry
Subject range: Chemistry
Search options: Title, Chapter titles, Author, Subject and series browsing, Alphabetical lists
Display format: PDF
Restrictions: No special restrictions beyond general copyright regulations
FAQ: RSC User Guide

Oxford Scholarship Online
Subject range: Mathematics, Biology, Physics, History, Economics, Philosophy etc.
Search options: Full-text, Title, Author, Keyword. Subject browsing
Display format: HTML (for reading on-screen), in a printer-friendly format
Restrictions: Users may only print one chapter or a maximum of 5 per cent of the books total number of pages, depending on the length of the book
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Science Direct (Elsevier)
Subject range: Science, Health Science, Social Sciences, Technology and Humanities
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Springer E-Books
Access from: 2009-
Subject range: Science, Life Sciences, Health Science, Social Sciences, Technology and Humanities
Search options: Title, author, summary issn, isbn, doi.
Display format: Pdf.
Restrictions: No special restrictions beyond general copyright regulations. Springer appeals to download and print in reasonable amounts.
Please note that the digital distribution of e-books is prohibited in accordance with the Library’s agreements with the publishers.

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