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Resuming the activities at the Main Library of WUT

Library training for 1st year students

The library training for the 1st year students is conducted in an electronic way on the platform: Platforma Edukacyjna Politechniki Warszawskiej.
The Library Training Course will be available 1-12 June 2020, (for all students who study in English as language of instruction).
The training is obligatory. In order to log in, follow the instruction below:

  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 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)
  4. 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 ownIf you have not succeeded in 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: LG2020LKEY

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

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.

Access Engineering - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to Access Engineering database.
The trial access will be available till November 21, 2019

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 to Main Library Reference Department: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

Library during the summer holidays 2019

JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2019
OPEN MONDAY – FRIDAY
ML Students Lending Room
Additionally before 4 pm you will be able to return books from closed and early-closing branches of Main Library.
9 am - 4 pm
ML Open Stacks
Additionally after 4 pm you will be able to:
  • return books from closed and early-closing branches of Main Library,
  • pick up requested books from ML Students Lending Room - level IIA (call in advance 22 2347580),
  • use items from ML Stockroom Collection, including journals and PhD theses (call in advance 22 2345598).
9 am - 7 pm
Reference Department
Special Collections Reading Room
The Library of the Faculty of Chemistry
Branch Library of the WUT Southern Campus
Library of the Warsaw University of Technology in Plock
9 am - 4 pm
Library of Students' Hall of Residence "Akademik"
Library of Students' Hall of Residence "Babilon"
Library of Students' Hall of Residence "Żaczek"
CLOSED

Students' Halls of Residence Libraries during summer examination session

03.06-27.06.2019
Library of Students' Hall
of Residence "Akademik"
Monday, Wednesday:  12 pm-10 pm
Tuesday, Thursday:  7 pm-10 pm
Friday - Sunday: closed
Library of Students' Hall
of Residence "Babilon"
Monday, Wednesday:  7 pm-10 pm
Tuesday, Thursday:  12 pm-10 pm
Friday - Sunday: closed
Library of Students' Hall
of Residence "Żaczek"

Monday, Wednesday: 7 pm-10 pm
Tuesday, Thursday:  11 am-3 pm, 7 pm-10 pm
Friday - Sunday: closed

Library during the spring break 2019

Main Library and branches 

19 - 22.04.2019 - closed   
23.04.2019 -  9.00 am - 4.00 pm

Libraries of Students' Halls of Residence  18-23.04.2019 - closed

Art & Architecture Source - trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce a trial access to Art & Architecture Source
The database is available on the EBSCO platform

The trial access will be available till May 5, 2019

Art & Architecture Source is the largest full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands of images.

Content Includes:

  • More than 780 full-text journals
  • More than 480 peer-reviewed full-text journals
  • Nearly 220 full-text books
  • Detailed indexing and abstracts for many leading academic journals, magazines and trade publications
  • A collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and other sources
  • Strong international coverage, including periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch
  • Art reproduction records
  • Coverage dating back to 1914

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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