Biblioteka Główna
Politechniki Warszawskiej

Library training for 1st year students

The library training for the 1st year students is conducted in an electronic way on the WUT Moodle platform.
The Library Training Course will be available: till November 10, 2022 (for all students who study in English as the language of instruction).
The training is obligatory. To log in, follow the instruction below:

  • Select „If you have an account in the University Study Oriented System (USOS)” option
  • Log in using your USOSWeb account
  • The login and the password are the same as in the USOSWeb
  • Enter your login: PESEL number or email address used in the registration portal (or other ID from the Dean’s Office of your faculty if you do not have the PESEL number)
  • Enter your password to USOSWeb. Students who log in for the first time have to enter the password from the “Registration portal for Warsaw University of Technology study candidates”. If you have forgotten the password, try to recover it on your own. If you have not succeeded in recovering the password, please contact your Deans’ Office
  • Select "Library training" course [LINK to the course]

Students who:

  • have not been automatically enrolled in the course
  • have not completed the course in previous years

can register for the course themselves. Log in to USOS and register for the course via LINK

After registration in the USOS, the course will be available on the platform the next day.
If you need help or assistance on Moodle platform, contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Trial access to the Oxford University Press Databases

Trial access to the Oxford University Press Databases

Warsaw University of Technology has been given trial access to the selected databases of the Oxford University Press: Oxford Bibliographies Online and Oxford Academic ( within this database access to: University Press Scholarship Online (including Oxford Scholarship), Oxford Handbooks Online and Very Short Introductions).

  1. Oxford Bibliographies Online - this database contains expert recommendations on the best scientific papers available in 40 subject areas. This resource enables students, researchers and professionals to get up-to-date information on new theories, ideas, interpretations and empirical discoveries in their chosen field. 
  2. Oxford Academic - is the research platform of Oxford University Press (OUP), offering access to academic and scholarly books and journals. Oxford Academic resources include three million journal articles, 400,000 book chapters and two million images and multimedia. Oxford Academic's databases include:
    • University Press Scholarship Online, is nearly 2,000 monographs from prestigious university publishers such as Oxford, MIT, Yale and Stanford in the areas of management, finance and economics.
    • Very Short Introductions - A collection of very short introductions to a wide range of topics, written by experts who combine facts, analysis to make difficult topics more readable and accessible to everyone
    • Oxford HandbooksOxford Handbooks - One of the most prestigious collections of scholarly books, providing in-depth analysis of the topics covered.

The trial access will be active until December 31, 2022

Please send your opinions on the databases using the questionnaire.

Closure of the library in Żaczek

Pursuant to the Rector's Order No. 41/2022, the library point in Żaczek Students’ Hall of Residence will be closed as of 1 July 2022. The collection will be moved to a branch of the Main Library – Library of Southern Campus, 86 Narbutta Street, where it will also be possible to return books borrowed from the Żaczek library point.

WUT libraries during summer holidays

Main Library & branches

17 – 30 September 2022

Main Library agencies & branches*

Monday - Friday 9.00 – 16.00
NOTE: on 30th September the librarian's duty is shortened to 6 pm

Librarian on duty, room 71A

  • returns of books from closed ML agencies
  • collection of books ordered from Open Stacks (order in advance by phone: 22 234 7034)

Monday - Friday 9.00 – 16.00 

*exceptions:

  • Computer Lab
  • Library of the Akademik students’ hall of residence
closed

Other WUT libraries

Cambridge University Press - journals

The Main Library invites you to visit the publisher's website Cambridge University Press (CUP), which allows access to about 160 journals included in the STM collection (Science, Technology, Medicine) - List of titles in the CUP license - excel, STM tab.
The collection includes current and archival issues of magazines in the field of:

  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Materials Science
  • Medicine
  • Physics and Astronomy

Instructional video:

Cambridge Core WWW

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

Please send your opinions on the databases using the questionnaire.

New databases

The Main Library has expanded its collection of electronic resources with three more databases:

JoVE - peer-reviewed scientific journal in the form of a video in the field of biology, chemistry, medicine, biotechnology, psychology and related fields, indexed in PubMed and Web of Science. The Warsaw University of Technology has access to four thematic collections: chemistry, environment, engineering and physics.
Online training

Total Materia - material properties data database. Total Metals module contains over 350,000 metallic alloys with a range of unique additional modules perfectly designed to meet engineering needs.

STATISTA - one of the world's largest statistics and market data platforms, providing access to over 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, documentation, reports and infographics on 80,000 topics from over 22,500 sources. The platform is a collection of data on the economy, consumer needs, opinion polls and demographic trends. All data can be downloaded in seconds and is available in a variety of formats.

Please send your opinions on the databases using the questionnaire

Trial access to the O'Reilly

Warsaw University of Technology has been given trial access to the O'Reilly database. Access to the books from the following areas of science:

  • AI and machine learning
  • Cloud platforms
  • Programming
  • Security certification
  • Software architecture
  • Business
  • Career development
  • Data
  • Design
  • Hardware
  • System administration
  • Security
  • Software development
  • Web and mobile

It is necessary to create an individual account in the database (email address required at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. domain). Click here to see login instructions.
The trial access will be active until December 31, 2021

Trial access to journals from the Lancet group

Warsaw University of Technology has been given trial access to the selected journals from the Lancet group.
The journals are available on the Science Direct platform.
Access will be active until October 12, 2021, for all users from computers in the WUT network and from any computer for users registered in the integrated library system of WUT.

The independent journal The Lancet began as early as 1823, and then evolved into a group of journals publishing articles from various disciplines of medicine:

Available titles:

The Lancet group of journals is convinced that medicine is to serve society, that knowledge is to develop it, and that the best science should lead to a better life.

Library during the summer holidays 2021

JULY - SEPTEMBER 2021
OPEN MONDAY - FRIDAY
Main Library:
Students Lending Room 9:00 - 17:00
Open Stacks

Reference and Bibliometric Analysis Department

Reference And Bibliometric Analysis Department - Standards Reading Room

9:00 - 17:00
Reference And Bibliometric Analysis Department - Patent Information Centre 9:00 - 15:00
Interlibrary Loans 9:00 - 15:00
Special Collections Reading Room 9:00 - 16:00
Library Of Faculty Of Chemistry 9:00 - 17:00
Library Of Southern Campus (Narbutta Street)
Library Of The Warsaw University Of Technology In Plock
Library Of Students' Hall Of Residence "Akademik" NIECZYNNE
Library Of Students' Hall Of Residence "Babilon"
Library Of Students' Hall Of Residence "Żaczek"

See more

 

MathSciNet - trial access

The WUT Main Library invites you to use the MathSciNet database (on the EBSCOHost platform).

MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 125,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.

The trial access is active till December 30, 2021

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 by the form.

JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) - trial access

The Main Library has received trial access to the JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) database.
The trial access is active till June 30, 2021

JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education. Millions of scientists, educators and students at thousands of universities, colleges, hospitals and biopharmaceutical companies worldwide use JoVE for their research, teaching and learning.

Trial access contains access to:

  • JoVE Journal (including scientific video journals which are: peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, indexed in PubMed and Web of Science)
  • JoVE Encyclopedia of Experiments
  • JoVE Science Education
  • JoVE Lab Manual

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 by the form.

 

Total Materia database - trial access

The Main Library has received trial access to the Total Materia database.
The test access is active until July 14, 2021, for all users, who will create an account using email in the WUT domain (@pw.edu.pl).

Total Materia is a material properties data database. Total Metals module contains over 350,000 metallic alloys with a range of unique additional modules perfectly designed to meet engineering needs. It contains:

  • Properties for 450,000+ Materials
  • 3,000+ Sources for Advanced Data
  • Metals, Polymers, Ceramics, Composites
  • 150,000+ Stress-Strain Curves
  • 74 Standard Development Organizations
  • 35,000+ Materials with Cyclic Properties
  • International Cross-Reference Tables
  • Property Estimation and Interpolation
  • Chemical Composition
  • Data Export to CAE Software
  • Mechanical and Physical Properties
  • Identification of Unknown Materials
  • Multiple Material Comparison Options
  • Standard and Material Update Tracking

All opinions about this database can be sent by the form.

Access Engineering - trial access

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The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to Access Engineering database.
The trial access will be available till June 29, 2021

AccessEngineering is an award-winning engineering reference and teaching platform that delivers world-renowned, interdisciplinary engineering content integrated with analytical teaching and learning tools.  

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 by form.

Trial access to the Statista portal

The Main Library received trial access to the Statista portal. Statista is one of the world's largest statistics and market data platforms, providing access to over 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, documentation, reports and infographics on 80,000 topics from over 22,500 sources. The platform is a collection of data on the economy, consumer needs, opinion polls and demographic trends. All data can be downloaded in seconds and is available in a variety of formats.

The test access is active until May 12, 2021 for all users, from computers in the WUT network and from any computer for users registered in the WUT's integrated library system.

Please send your opinions about the database to the Reference and Bibliometric Analysis Department to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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