Library

 biblioteca@porto.ucp.pt

 www.biblioteca.porto.ucp.pt

 

 Foz Campus
        Central Building
 
 Mon. - Fri.
        8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
        Sat.
        9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
 
 226 196 241
 
 
 
 Asprela Campus
 
 Mon. - Fri.
        8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
 
 225 580 003

Highlights

Off Campus Access

  • You can access the library’s electronic resources from anywhere, anytime, via SSL VPN via the link https://vpn.porto.ucp.pt
  • + info on the Library website at off campus access

 

Research

  • Online catalog of books and magazines available at physical support
    • 20 000 publications (Asprela Campus)
    • 50 000 publications (Foz Campus)
    • Weekly latest news received
  • Online catalog of books and magazines available at electronic support – Full Text Finder
    • 140 000 e-journals and e-books
  • Academic and scientific research platform by keywords - EDS (EBSCO Discovery Service)
    • Integrated and simultaneous search of millions of scientific and academic papers subscribed and open access
  • VERITATI - Institutional Repository of Universidade Católica Portuguesa
    • Research and free access, whenever possible, to the university scientific production: articles in scientific journals, books and chapters, theses and dissertations

 

Academic and scientific research - B-On

  • Provides unlimited and permanent access to full texts of thousands of articles in scientific journals and e-books

 

Bibliographic References Manager (Refworks)

  • A bibliographic management tool that allows you to create a base of references for the creation of automatic bibliographies

 

Training: Information Literacy

  • Training plan for skills development Infoliteracia: research, location, access and information management, critical evaluation and organization of information
  • Free Access
  • 154 sitting places for reading and studying
  • 50 000 books
  • 1200 journals
  • 140 000 e-books and e-journals
  • Audiovisual documents and phonograms (CD’s, DVD’s)
  • Special Collections • Leonardo de Coimbra
  • Maestro Manuel Ivo Cruz
  • Manuel Braga da Cruz
  • Fundo Antigo
  • European Documentation Center
  • Mediateca

Services (Foz Campus)

Home Loan

  • Available for all the the library users
  • Bibliographic works of the collection
  • For a variable period, depending on the study cycle
  • Possibility of renewal and reservations
  • Renewals can be done in person or online
  • The Library regulation is available in the menu “Presentation”

 

Acquisitions

  • You can propose new works that are not yet available in the collection

 

Inter-Library Loans

  • If the work you need is not available at the Library collection, the Library has a protocol with libraries from around the world to be possible the loan

 

Mediateca

  • Viewing stations

 

Computers

  • Computers are available at the reception of the Library

 

Photocopies

  • You can use the Católica Print in the Library printers

 

Access to Instituto Nacional de Estatistica (INE)

  • Access to statistic information
  • Availability of physical and electronic resources
  • Specialized training

 

European Documentation Center

  • European information available

 

Cultural Extension

  • Every month there are exhibitions, bibliographical and other activities and initiatives
  • Free Access
  • 60 sitting places for reading and studying
  • 20 000 books
  • 1200 journals
  • 140 000 e books and e-journals

Services (Asprela Campus)

Home Loan

  • Available for all the the library users
  • Bibliographic works of the collection
  • For a variable period, depending on the study cycle
  • Possibility of renewal (in person or by phone)
  • The Library regulation is available in the menu “Presentation”

 

Acquisitions

  • You can propose new works that are not yet available in the collection

 

Inter-Library Loans

  • If the work you need is not available at the Library collection, the Library has a protocol with libraries from around the world to be possible the loan

 

Computers

  • Computers are available at the reception of the Library

 

Access to Instituto Nacional de Estatistica (INE)

  • Access to statistic information
  • Availability of physical and electronic resources
  • Specialized training

 

All at e-services at the Library website