Research support

NTNU University Library offers a range of services to support students and employees at NTNU and St.Olav’s Hospital. Some services are also available for users that are not associated with the university. Our librarians offer guidance and training courses in literature searching and reference management within a range of research fields, and regularly publish news and resources on the library’s subject pages.


Students and employees can find practical information on how to use library services on Innsida.


Find literature and e-resources

The library has a comprehensive collection of printed and digital literature and offers access to 16 000 different e-journals and 950.000 e-books, in addition to a large number of printed books and other documents.

Search for literature

Our librarians offers training courses in literature searching and provide guidance in literature searching related to research projects and publications. Contact your library to make an appointment.


Use literature and references

The library offer courses in reference management tools such as EndNote and Latex to students and employees at NTNU. The course focus can be adjusted to cover specific research topics and reference styles.

As part of the courses run by the library we offer introduction courses and tailored courses designed to cover topics that are of interest to PhD candidates, such as literature searching, reference management and publishing. For further guidance in the process we recommend PhD on track, an online training course for PhD candidates. This course is produced by staff and researchers from several Norwegian and Danish Universities.

The library offers help and guidance in questions about copyright in the publishing process. We also offer help to lecturers about copyright issues in teaching materials.


Publishing support

Are you going to publish an academic article? In line with NTNUs publishing policy the University Library works to increase Open Access publishing and manages the institutional repository NTNU Open. The library is responsible for reporting to the national research database Cristin and takes care of NTNUs fund for Open Access publishing. Read more about how to apply for Open Access funding at NTNU.

We help students and employees and other internal users to make their research more visible and give advice on questions related to impact factor and h-index, as well as other measures. Read more about publishing for students and employees at NTNU. Book an appointment if you need personal guidance, or lectures on a certain topic for larger groups.

Research communication and outreach

The library opens up its premises to researchers who wish to communicate their research and knowledge to a wider audience. The library regularly arranges talks, exhibitions and book presentations. On this page you can read about how to communicate your research in the library.


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