KM Library

The KM Library (the former YKI Library) is localized in Stockholm and serves the whole unit of SP Chemistry, Materials and Surfaces (“SP KM”). The unique print collection comprises 5500 titles (books, handbooks, theses) and about 40 journals and a collection of own theses/publications.

The subject focus is on surface- and colloid chemistry, nanotechnology and materials science, but the library also covers a broad range of other subject areas within Technology and Science. You can find books with a fundamental viewpoint as well as books oriented towards applied areas, for example life science, materials and coatings, chemical industry, engineering industry, pulp and paper products etc.


Download a complete list of subject categories.


KM Library membership. Customers and companies have the possibility to become members of the KM Library.


KM library database. SP Chemistry, Materials and Surface's library database is open for everyone and easily accessable via internet on your computer.

KM Library catalogue/database

The KM library database is freely accessible via the web. That is, you can go in there and use it right now! In the user-friendly catalogue you have many search options. Read more...

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Contact Persons

Eva Lundgren

Phone: +46 10 516 60 34

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