Study Tools

Students at Dalarna University have access to a number of online and digital study tools. Some of these are adapted to Dalarna University studies, while others you may have used before commencing your studies here with us.

You can install the programmes listed here onto your computer for study purposes. Please note that they are not be used for commercial purposes.

Upon completion of your studies, you must uninstall them from your computer.

Unfortunately, Dalarna University is unable to help students install programmes onto their computers; nor can the University provide support on questions related to them. Some programmes require that you log on to access licence information. Please note that it is prohibited to share the licence keys or log-in details.

Office 365

In collaboration with Microsoft, Dalarna University is able to offer Office 365 to its registered students.

More information about Office 365

Nvivo

NVivo is a programme that assists in the analysis of qualitative data (qualitative data analysis – QDA). You can use the programme to gather and structure your material and ideas for a project in a systematic way.

Contact the library at bibinfo@du.se if you need help with NVivo.

Installation

See information about the installation and licence key for Nvivo (log-in required)

EndNote

The programme EndNote can help you collect and organise your references. It makes it easier for you to insert references and to create a bibliography in a text.

Contact the library at bibinfo@du.se if you need help with EndNote.

Installation

See information about the installation and licence key for EndNote (log-in required)

SpellRight

SpellRight can help you spell English words correctly.

You can read more about SpellRight on the Oribi website.

Installation

See information about the installation and log-in details for Stava Rex and SpellRight EndNote (log-in required)

TorTalk - Text-to-Speech Programme

The University offers you the use of the text-to-speech reading tool TorTalk. This enables you to listen to texts that appear on screens: for example, e-books and locked PDF files. TorTalk is useful for people who have reading and writing difficulties, or a first language other than Swedish. It can also be used as a means of study support. You can listen to both Swedish and English texts.

TorTalk is installed on computers in the Campus Falun library, as well as in a number of our computer labs: see information on our webpage Internet/Computer Lab Access on Campus.

You - staff and students - can download TorTalk to your own computers when you are logged in.

Installation

See information about the installation and log-in details for Stava Rex and SpellRight EndNote (log-in required)

Browse Aloud

BrowseAloud is an example of assistive technology that reads aloud webpage texts while highligting the text being read. It also saves text in mp3 format and helps readers focus on particular sections of text. It is free of charge for the user.

More information about Browse Aloud

Course and Examination Schedules/Timetables

You can find your course and examination schedules (timetables) as well as details about your classrooms in the online system called TimeEdit.

Find your schedules in TimeEdit

The following two pages are in My Studies, so you must be logged on to access them:

Examination schedule: Borlänge

Examination schedule: Falun

Internet (Eduroam - Wifi)/Computer Labs on Campus

On campus, you can access eduroam, which is a secure wireless roaming access service (wifi) that is available in thousands of locations worldwide. You can also access a total of 12 computer labs on our two campuses.

More information about Internet/computer lab access on campus

Key Cards

This card gives you access to the university buildings outside regular opening hours as well as access to the computer labs. To borrow books from the campus libraries and photocopy/print, you will also require this card. Request a key card from the help desk at each campus after you have registered for your course(s)/programme.

More information about key cards

Learn: Learning Platform

Learn is Dalarna University's web-based learning platform. It is used for administrative and teaching purposes for all our courses and programmes, both web-based and campus-based.

More information about Learn

Direct link to Learn (log in required)

My Pages

Each student has access to a "My Pages" webpage that contains personal information and that lists a number of functions that will help faciliate you at all stages of your education at Dalarna University.

More information about My Pages

Direct link to My Pages (log in required)

Photocopying and Printing

To photocopy and print on campus, you need to buy credit for your myPrint account. You also need to follow certain rules that regulate how much you are able to copy: this is detailed in the licence agreement that the University has with Bonus Copyright Access.

More information about photocopying and printing

Sunet Survey

Sunet Survey is the University's system for questionnaires; it can also be used for course evaluations.

Direct link to Sunet Survey (log in required)

User Account

When you have confirmed your study place with us, you need to create a user account (electronic identity), which will allow you access to a number of online services to help facilitate your daily life as a student with us.

More information about User Account

Email

If you have a user account at Dalarna University, then you also have a university email address. You need to use this address in all your communication with the University.

More information about Email

Video Chat

No matter your location, you can follow and be actively involved in campus lectures by using our video chat function.

More information about video chat

Direct link to video chat

Zoom

More information about Zoom

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Contact

For questions about any of the above, please contact our support services:

du.se/support
Email: support@du.se
Telephone: 023-77 88 88