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LIBRARY GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Services and facilities

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The library provides different types of services and facilities to its users. Our reference staff is available to support you with general and specialized service, according to your study and research needs. We also support learning and research activities by providing training sessions to the community. Hereby you will find some highlights on services and facilities provided.

Asking for support

    

The library's Reference Service helps users in locating, exploring and using the information resources available in several supports. You may ask for support in person or remotely.

For face-to-face support ask:

  • at the main circulation desk (ground floor) or to the librarians who are circulating on the library floors. You may use the phones available at the circulation desks from the 1st to the 4th floor. General support will be provided.
  • at the user support rooms, either on the ground floor (room C006) or on the 6th floor (room C601) for more specialized support that requires more time. Specialized support will be provided.

For remote support:

  • send us an e-mail to infoliteracia@fe.up.pt
  • contact us by skype (user name: infoliteracia)

Interlibrary loan

If you're in need of a document that does not exist at FEUP's Library you may use this service.  to obtain it by acquiring or asking to other libraries through inter library loan.

See how to proceed here.

Study rooms

 

In the 6th flloor there are 16 study rooms that can be used by any member of the community. You must however request this service previously through Sigarra.

See how to proceed here.

Training sessions

In order to help the community to develop their information skills the library provides training sessions on how to search and use the scientific and technical information resources.

There are two types of training:

  • training integrated in programme courses - requested by the faculty and designed according to students' information needs.
  • regular training - thematic training provided on a regular basis from September to June. Open to everyone by self-registration.

These sessions take place at the Library's Training Room located on the 6th floor.

The Library's training schedule is available at http://feup.libcal.com/

 

 

Library lockers

 

At the Library's ground floor there are lockers available for you to store your belongings. You just need to request the key at the circulation desk.

Printers and scanners

You will find printing and scanning equipment available on a self service-basis, from the 1st to the 4th floors of the library.

Cultural activities

         

FEUP's Library promotes cultural activities, such as bibliographic exhibitions, talks and book presentations among many other, which are open to all members of the community.

"Clube de Leitura", the reading club of the library, is one of the activities aimed at promoting reading habits and at informing the community on the collections of the library.

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