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 platform:  https://moodle.usos.pw.edu.pl/login/index.php?lang=en
The Library Training Course will be available: October 25 - November- 5, 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=247

Students who:

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

can register on their own via USOSweb. Course code: 4310-00000-I0A-000. Click here to see how to register for the course in USOSweb (registration will start on October 25).

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.

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"

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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

AccessEngineering Print Quality 2013
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.

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.

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.

 

 

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