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Trial access to JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) database

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) database
The trial access will be available till December 5, 2018

During this period you have unlimited access to the first and only (since 2006) video-peer-review magazine with Impact Factor (IF) in the field of science, medicine and engineering. As part of the access, you can take advantage of 9,000+ reviewed Video-articles Video Journal and about 600 visualizations of Science Education.

JoVE Science Education is an innovative library of video collections that teach key concepts and fundamental techniques. These simple, easy-to-understand video demonstrations cover a wide range of subjects in science, medicine, and engineering. The library is divided into 8 subject-based series, each containing multiple collections including:

  • BASIC BIOLOGY
  • ADVANCED BIOLOGY
  • CLINICAL SKILLS
  • CHEMISTRY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  • PHYSICS
  • ENGINEERING

JoVE Video Journal is the first peer-reviewed scientific journal combining high-quality video demonstrations with detailed text protocols. Researchers around the world rely on the Video Journal to increase scientific productivity and reproducibility. JoVE publishes across a wide scope of scientifc subjects and is currently offering 13 journal sections:

  • BEHAVIOR
  • BIOCHEMISTRY
  • BIOENGINEERING
  • BIOLOGY
  • CANCER RESEARCH
  • CHEMISTRY
  • DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
  • ENGINEERING
  • ENVIRONMENT
  • GENETICS
  • IMMUNOLOGY & INFECTION
  • MEDICINE
  • NEUROSCIENCE

Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CEIC Data Global Database

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to CEIC Data Global Database
The trial access will be available till February 5, 2019
CEIC Data Global Database has been the gold standard for knowledge on developed and developing markets around the world since 1992. It helps analysts and economists make sense of the world economy.
Explore the most complete set of 4 million+ time series covering more than 195 countries, 20 industries and 18 macroeconomic sectors - compiled from 1,500 sources worldwide.
Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BiblioWawa Programme

Reciprocal Borrowing Programme for Warsaw academic libraries (BiblioWawa) is a joint project of 7 Warsaw academic libraries, which provides the Warsaw academic community with convenient access to circulating library resources of the cooperating libraries.

Users eligible to benefit the programme:

  • full-time and extramural undergraduate and postgraduate students (except students participating in exchange programmes, e.g Erasmus, MOST, MOSTAR);
  • students of postgraduate diploma courses;
  • academic staff, except individuals working under contract to perform specific tasks.

Participating Libraries:

  • Library of the Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education
  • Main Library of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
  • Main Library of the Maria Grzegorzewska University
  • Main Library of the Medical University of Warsaw
  • Main Library of the Military University of Technology
  • University of Warsaw Library

More about the Programme here

Library training for 1st year students 2018/2019

We inform that the library training for the 1st year students will be conducted in electronic way on the following platform: Platforma Edukacyjna Politechniki Warszawskiej.
The Library Training Course is available October 5-31, 2018 (for all students who study in English as language of instruction).
The training is obligatory. Follow the instruction below to log in:

  1. Select „Log in using your USOSWeb account"
  2. The login and  the password are the same as to the USOSWeb
  3. Enter your login: PESEL number or email adress used in the registration portal (or other ID from the Dean’s Office of your faculty if you do not have the PESEL number)
  4. Enter your password to USOSWeb. Students who log in for the first time have to enter password from “Registration portal for Warsaw University of Technology study candidates”. If you forgot the password, try to recover the password on your own here. If you couldn’t manage recovering the password please contact your Deans’ Office
  5. Select the Course: Library Training
  6. The Library Training Course is now available for self-registration. To get access to the course please enter it and type the following enrolment key when asked: LG_Round_II

If you need help or assistance contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also access an opened materials on using library services here, if you want to learn about library before completing the obligatory e-learning course.

Science Immunology, Science Robotics, Science Signaling, Science Translational Medicine - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to journals published by American Association for the Advancement of Science
Trial access includes access to the following titles:

  • Science Immunology
  • Science Robotics
  • Science Signaling
  • Science Translational Medicine

Click HERE to enter the platform

The trial will be available till July 13, 2018
Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trial access to SAGE journals

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to SAGE journals form IMechE Journal and STM Collections. The trial access will be available till May 11, 2018

The IMechE journals cover all aspects of mechanical engineering from 1847 to the present day. Each of the other 18 journals, including the 16 proceedings of the IMechE, is focused on particular area of engineering to offer a greater depth of coverage in mechanical engineering.
Each journal has its own international Editorial Board, all of whome are leading engineers in their field, guided by a eminent engineer. The collection has provided a unique contribution to knowledge for over 160+ years.

The SAGE Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) Packages provide access to 449 journals, including leading international peer-reviewed titles, many of which are ranked in the 2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017), in three packages: STM, Health Sciences, and Clinical Medicine.

Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Business Source Ultimate - on Ebsco Platform - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to Business Source® Ultimate and Academic Search Ultimate databases on EBSCO platform.
The trial access will be available:  March 1 – May 31, 2018
The database offers an wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CellPress journals and The Lancet - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial a access to CellPress journals and the journals form the Lancet series. The journals will be available on Science Direct platform.
The trial access will be available:  March 1 -31, 2018
Access to the journals is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DeGrutyter databse - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to DeGRutyter’s journals
Discover diverse and high-quality journal program, offering more than 900 journals covering all areas of scientific research
•    More than 900 journals, 381 subscription based, 565 open access
•    More than 860 journals in English, with 306 of them subscription-based
•    9 new  eJournals in 2017
•    High-impact: 163 journals received an Impact Factor for 2016

The trial access will be available: March 1 – May 31, 2018
Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Building Types database - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to theBuilding Types database
It is an English-language online resource for the study and practice of architectural design.

  • Based on the publisher’s high international standing in professional architecture books, on the knowledge of the authors and editors who are leading experts in their fields, as well as on the technical quality of the illustrations
  • Large international collection of contemporary buildings, e. g. housing, office buildings, museums, schools, libraries, industrial complexes
  • Edited by Prof. Oliver Heckmann, Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Launch version includes content from 12 previously published  Birkhäuser publications (2002-2016), comprising more than 850 international case studies from mostly the past 30 years and more than 120 thematic articles on specific aspects of building design
  • Launch version with approx. 1,800 photos and approx. 3,500 plans

The trial access will be available:  March 1 – May 31, 2018
Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DETAIL inspiration database

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to DETAIL inspiration database

This image and reference database uses precise, relevant visual inspirations to support architects in their search for construction solutions. With more than 3,000 projects from the last 30 years, DETAIL inspiration is a highly valuable source of research and inspiration for architects, giving access to reference photographs, sketches, technical product information, within a clearly structured search and filter system. All project descriptions are available for download. The database design is optimized for your smart phone, tablet and desktop.

The trial access will be available till November 30, 2017
Access to the database is possible:
- from university computers network - without logging
- from other computers (outside university network) – available only for users registered to WUT Main Library
All opinions about this database can be sent to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Changes in payment methods

As of December 1, 2017, at the WUT Main Library, Branches and Students' Halls of Residence payments will only be possible via PayU (electronic payment system) or by using traditional bank transfer.
Cash payments will not be accepted.

Open Stacks reopen on 18th of September

Renovation work in the library is finished.

  • Open Stacks (levels IIA, III) will be reopened on September 18, 2017
  • Open Stacks - Journals Reading Room (level II)  will be opened on September 20, 2017.

We cordially invite you to visit our library.

Training Room reopens on 18th of September

Renovation work on the 1st floor is finished.
Training Room (room 162 B,C)  reopens on 18th of September.
We cordially invite you to visit our library.

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