Search the Library's databases as SportDiscus, PubMed, Web of Science, Libris, DiVA, Mediearkivet/Retriver, ERIC and many more

As a new student, you are warmly welcome to GIH's library. You can borrow course literature and other books, use study places and computers, and search for information in databases and journals.

Use the student thesis template in word. You also find information about writing references, copyright, writing tutorial, registrating your thesis in DiVA and more.

Contact and Opening hours


The library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10-14 and Wednesdays 12-16. Students and staff enter the premises with blip during our extended opening hours with self-service.

Phone: +46 (0)8 120 53 800

Whats on?News from the library

  • Bibliotek

    New tote bag for sale

    Now you can buy a new blue tote bag with GIH print. Buy in the library for 40 SEK!
  • Bibliotek

    IT support drop-in in the library

    The IT support has a new drop-in reception in the library, open every weekday between 11.00 and 13.00.
  • Bibliotek

    New database: Scopus

    Scopus is a database of articles and citations in all subjects, similar to Web of Science. The GIH Library has access to Scopus from 1 January 2024. Welcome to try Scopus!

DiVA - publication database

Articles and other publications from GIH researchers, as well as the students' thesis, can be found in GIH's publication database DiVA.

Old book collection

historical collectionAbout the old book collection at the library

PhD student is studying

In the libraryThe library has study areas, computers and printers

Swedish gymnastics

Photos from the archiveDigitized photos of Swedish gymnastics about 1900