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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.

Library training for 1st year students

The library training for the 1st year students is conducted in an electronic way on the platform:  https://moodle.usos.pw.edu.pl/login/index.php?lang=en
The Library Training Course will be available: April 23 - May 9, 2021  (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 “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: https://moodle.usos.pw.edu.pl/course/view.php?id=1635

Students who:

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

can register on their own via USOS web. Course code: 4310-00000-I0A-000. Click here to see how to register to the course in USOSweb.

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

Grammarly Premium

The WUT Main Library purchased annual access to Grammarly Premium - a tool to correct linguistic errors in texts in English. Grammarly checks grammar, punctuation, stylistics and spelling (grammar rules)

If you want to create an account, please complete and send the registration form (e-mail address required at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).
The number of accounts is limited for each user group.
In case of inactivity on the account for more than 3 months, the account is deactivated (the user is informed about it by e-mail).

Grammarly allows you to use functionalities during writing texts:
- in Word
- in the web browser
- as a desktop application for Windows and macOS
- as a mobile application

The list of applications is available in the Apps tab (on the left side of the screen).

Grammarly
Please send any comments regarding the program using the form

Oxford Handbooks Online - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to the collection Business & Management in Oxford Handbooks Online database.
The collection includes 70 books and over 1,900 articles.

The trial access will be available till March 31, 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 to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Library system - maintenance works

On Thursday (August 20) the library system will be temporary unavialable due to maintanance.

From 2:0 pm to 5 pm you won't be able to:

  • access e-resources
  • log in to your library account
  • borrow and request books
  • extend the due dates of the borrowed books
  • activate or close library account (clearance slips)

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Library during the pandemic

Trial access to the electronic resources

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to the following electronic resources:

  • MIT Press eBooks - MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design. The trial access will be available till May 31, 2020.
  •  eBooks (published before 2016) available on De Gruyter platform. De Gruyter offer digital access to the thousands of print books held in university and college libraries. The trial access will be available till June 30, 2020.
  • eBook Subscription Harvard Business Publishing on EBSCOhost platform. The Harvard Business Review Press Collection includes HBR’s complete catalog of e-books. HBR Press is a leading global book publisher and a division of Harvard Business Review Group.
    The trial access will be available till May 31, 2020.
  • Bloomsbury Architecture Library offers access to a carefully curated collection of fully-searchable text and image content.
  • Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts is a comprehensive resource that comprises an exceptional collection of richly illustrated books packed with practical tools, guidance, and inspiration for students on practice-led visual arts courses. It covers a diverse range of fields including design and illustration, fashion and textiles, architecture and interiors, film and media, marketing and advertising, and photography.
  • Bloomsbury Collections - Instant digital access to more than 6,000 eBooks across the social sciences and humanities, including titles from The Arden Shakespeare, Continuum, Bristol Classical Press, and Berg. Subjects covered include:   anthropology, biblical studies, classical studies & archaeology, economics, education, film & media, history, law, linguistics, literary studies, natural history philosophy, politics & international relations, religious studies, sociology, theology.
  • Bloomsbury Design Library provides unrivalled coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day.
    The trial access will be available till May 31, 2020.

Access to these databases is 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.

Library closed 12.03-31.05

In order to prevent COVID-19 disease spread among the WUT community, the Rector of the Warsaw University of Technology decided that the Main Library will be closed to readers from March 12 to May 31, 2020.

Library account:

  • The due dates for borrowed library items have been set to June 22.
  • No fees will be charged from March 12 to May 31
  • Requesting library items and digital copies has been suspended
  • Requests already made will be valid until June 10
  • If you lose your password, you can recover it remotely by using Self-Service Password Reset tool

 Electronic resources:

  • We kindly invite you to use our e-resources:
  • If you're a WUT student registered in USOSweb, you haven't activated your library account yet and you'd like to access our e-resources, you should use Self-Service Password Reset tool:
    • As ID type either your student card number or a number printed under the barcode on your student card
    • After submitting the request you will receive an email containing a password reset link. An email address associated with your USOSweb account is the one that you should check for such message.
    • Provided with new login details you will be able to access our e-resources
  • If you have any questions with accessing e-resources please contact us via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

vote for Self Service Book Return Machine under the WUT Participatory Budget Scheme

We would like to invite you to vote for Self Service Book Return Machine under the WUT Participatory Budget Scheme.

Self Service Book Return Machine project (Wrzutnie biblioteczne do samodzielnego zwrotu książek) is listed as a last one on the list.

  • WUT students can vote via USOSweb platform
  • WUT employees via SAP portal

The voting will last until April 27, 2020.

ProQuest Central, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global available at the WUT ML

We kindly inform you that Proquest subscription contains access to the:

  • ABI/INFORM Collection - the collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country-and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global - it is the world's most comprehensive curated collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering 5 million citations and 2.5 million full-text works from thousands of universities all over the world.
  • ProQuest Central - it brings together many of our most used databases to create the most comprehensive, diverse, and relevant multidisciplinary research database available. It provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional titles, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports all together on a powerful, user-friendly platform. Contains the following collections:
  • Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  • Agricultural Science Database
  • Biological Science Database
  • Computer Science Database
  • Earth, Atmospheric & Aquatic Science Database
  • Engineering Database
  • Environmental Science Database
  • Materials Science Database
  • Military Database
  • Science Database
  • Telecommunications Database
  • ABI/INFORM Collection
  • Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection
  • Asian & European Business Collection
  • Business Market Research Collection
  • Criminal Justice Database
  • Education Database
  • Library Science Database
  • Linguistics Database
  • Political Science Database
  • Religion Database
  • Social Science Database
  • Sociology Database
  • Health & Medical Collection
  • Consumer Health Database
  • Healthcare Administration Database
  • Nursing & Allied Health Database
  • Psychology Database
  • Public Health Database
  • Arts & Humanities Database
  • Research Library
  • Australia & New Zealand Database
  • Continental Europe Database
  • East & South Asia Database
  • East & Central Europe Database
  • East & Central Europe Database
  • India Database
  • Latin America & Iberia Database
  • Middle East & Africa Database
  • Turkey Database
  • U.K. & Ireland Database
  • Career & Technical Education Database
  • Canadian Business & Current A airs Database (CBCA)
  • Publicly Available Content Database
  • International Newsstream
  • Canadian Newsstream
  • U.S. Newsstream
  • Global Breaking Newswires

Dangerous emails

Note! In recent days there were phishing attacks that disguised themselves as messages sent by the Main Library of WUT.

The simptoms are:

  • title: Renewal Notice
  • sender addres different than This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • suspicious link leading to login form

Please remain cautious when reading emails that seem to be sent by the Main Library. Do not open suspicious links or attachments. In case of doubt contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Reference Centre, Training Rooms closed

We kindly inform you that:

  • Reference Centre,
  • Standards Reading Room,
  • Patent Information Centre,
  • Training Rooms

will be closed on February 14-17, 2020.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

HeinOnline database - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to HeinOnline database.

The trial access will be available till December 16, 2019

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 173 million pages and 270,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges an important research gap by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,700 law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of academic journals, HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and much more.

More about database HERE

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.

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