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Politechniki Warszawskiej

Passport database

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to Passport  database.
Passport is a global market research database providing insight on industries, economies and consumers worldwide, helping users analyse market context and identify future trends impacting businesses globally. Passport’s intuitive interface provides access to more than 115 million internationally standardised statistics, helping you better understand your core business as well as adjacent opportunities.
The trial access will be available till April 6, 2017
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 Center: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cambridge University Press journals

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to journals published by Cambridge University Press.  The STM (Science, Technology, Medicine) collection will be available on the Cambridge Core platform.
The trial access will be available till May 6, 2017
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 Center: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SciFinder – PatentPak and MethodsNow

WUT Main Library has trial access to the new tolls in SciFinder database: PatentPak and MethodsNow.
The trial access will be available till April 12, 2017
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 can be sent to Main Library Reference Center: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection

We kindly inform you that the WUT Main Library has an access to the ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection‎  database. SciTech Premium Collection is the fastest growing Science & Technology aggregation database covering 10 broad subject fields. It contains over 9.200 titles of which 7.100 are in full text, 1.8 million deep indexed tables & figures plus 11 million patents. Package contains:

  • Technology Collection (previously CSA Technology Research Database)
    Covers comprehensive scholarly output, managed by an expert editorial team overseeing content selection and indexing supported by a controlled vocabulary. Contains:  
    - Proquest Advanced Technologies and Aerospace Database;
    - Military Database;
    - Materials Science and Engineering;
  • Natural Science Collection (more than 55 million abstracts, 8 million indexed tables and photos 2,800 full texts). Contains:
    - Proquest Agricultural (with AGRICOLA) and Environmental Science Database  
    - Biological Science Database  
    - Earth, Atmospheric and Aquatic Database 

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

 

Computers with the Internet access - technical break

Due to technical break computers for users located in:

  • Open Stacks (levels 2 and 3)
  • Student's Halls of Residence Libraries
  • Branch Library of the WUT Southern Campus, room 206 (level 2)

will be out of service from Thursday 3:45 pm till Friday 10:00 am.

The Computer Lab, room 71A, (ground floor) will be closed at 3:45 pm Thursday and will remain closed all day on Friday.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

E-resources - technical break

Due to technical break access to the e-resources will be temporary unavaiable on Monday, 28th.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry, PharmaPendium

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to 2 chemical databases of Elsevier:

  • Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry – empowers hit identification and lead optimization with normalized compound–target affinity data and comprehensive pharmacokinetic, efficacy, toxicity, safety and metabolic profiles. It combines the world’s largest and best-organized compound bioactivity data with tools for hitset assessment and the possibilities to export data to existing computational environments facilitate harmonized analysis of in-house and external data. More about here
  • PharmaPendium  is a decision support solution designed to help improve pharmaceutical development by providing unique comparative pre-clinical, clinical and post-release drug information in a single longitudinal database. In addition, PharmaPendium has fully searchable FDA/EMA drug approval documents that helps you find relevant information in minutes. Part of the portfolio of Elsevier R&D Solutions for Pharma & Life Sciences, it answers critical drug development questions. More about here

The trial access will be available till December 30, 2016
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 Center: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


*all information has been taken form Elsevier's webpage
elsevier

 

Library closed 11-13.11

Attention.

Main Library and its branches will be closed from 11 to 13 November.

SAE Mobilus – trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to the SAE Mobilus database.
SAE Mobilus provides access to current technical papers published by SAE International. Collection contains publications from variety of sciences including transport, commercial vehicles, machines used in industry and engineering technology for the aviation sector.
The trial contains access to:

  • technical standards,
  • conference proceedings,
  • magazines and books published by SAE,
  •  bibliographic data of publications published by other industrial organizations. 

Searching tips:
The library has access to 183 full text publications only.  If you want to limit your search to the full- text publications – select searching in „SUBSCRIBED” bookmark.
The trial access will be available till November 24, 2016
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 Center: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SAGE – trial access

The Main Library is pleased to announce trial access to the SAGE database. The trial contains access to over 300 journals published by SAGE.
Selected fields of science available under the trial access:

  • science
  • technology
  • medicine

Trial contains also access to the scientific journals of IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers):

  • access to the 18 titles including Proceedings of IMechE, The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, International Journal of Engine Research
  • IMechE journals cover all aspects of mechanical engineering from 1847 to the present day
  • collection focused on particular area of engineering to offer a greater depth of coverage in mechanical engineering

The trial access will be available 24.10-30.11 2016
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 Center: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week is a global event , an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access.
This year’s theme of “Open in Action” is all about taking concrete steps to open up research and scholarship and encouraging others to do the same. Reed more about this event at the Open Access Week action portal.   
See also: 

  • DOAJ  repository  (The Directory of Open Access Journals). It was launched in 2003 at Lund University, Sweden.  It contains about 9000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities.
  • Hindawi Electronic Journals Library is a portal with peer-reviewed, Open Access journals across many areas of science, technology, and medicine, as well as several areas of social science.  Hindawi’s journals are indexed in the leading abstracting and indexing databases, including the Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, INSPEC, Mathematical Reviews, and Chemical Abstracts.
  • MIT educational resources - Open educational program prepared by the  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  You can find here educational materials and open e-learning courses for undergraduate and graduate students.