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IHS Trial


We recommended trial to the service IHS Standards Expert – test will over on 27 of February, 2014 – search  E-resources and database-list on www.bg.pw.edu.pl .

 Users, who registered to the WUT libraries, get access (bibliographic descriptions and abstracts) to  the standards and technical materials from   over 370   institutions .


Access to the e-resources


We would like to remind you about accessing e-resources  from the computers outside the Campus:
  • to access e-recourses at home you have to have valid library account
  • as a login (kod kreskowy) use: number under the barcode on your student card
  • password (hasło): the same as to the catalogue (small letters)

In a case of difficulties delete cookies and change settings in your web browser to accept them.


Charity Christmas collection


The Main Library is organizing a Christmas collection of toys, sweets and other necessary things for children from the Orphanage number 12 in Warsaw.
In the spirit of Christmas, please bring toys and deposit  in the Open Stacks area (2A level).
Duration of the action is December 5-12.
Thank you in advance for your generous contributions!


Christmas Holiday


Dear users,

We would like to inform you that The Main Library and their Branch libraries will be closed during the Christmas Break (from December 21 to January 6).
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!


Library training for 1st year students 2013


Dear students,

We would like to inform you that there is possibility of organizing new term of library training for those of you who missed the first one. Students interested in participation in the training are asked for contact:

Send us an email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Come personally: Main Library, Reference Center, room 161C



Library trainings

We would like to invite the WUT students (english programme  study) to the library trainings:

  • training for graduated  students
  • Erasmus groups

The  schedule of training meetings will be currently presented on WUT Main Library website:

 1. Faculty of Production Engineering:

  • 2.X.2013   10.00 – 11.45    Library of  Southern Campus
  • 2.X.2013   17.15 - 18.45     Library of  Southern Campus
  • 3.X.2013   17.15 - 18.45     Library of  Southern Campus

2. The Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

  • 8.X.2013       16.00 – 17.30  WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C
  • 22.X.2013     10.15 - 12.00   WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C
  • 24.X.2013     12.15 - 14.00   WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C
  • 25.X.2013     12:15 – 14.00   WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C

3. Faculty Electrical Engineering

  • 17.10.2013    16.15-17.45    WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C
  • 18.10.2013    14.15-15.45    WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 B

4. Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science

  • 23.10.2013     10.15 – 11.45      WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C
  • 24.10.2013       8.15 – 9.45        WUT Main Library (main building) room 162 C

5. Faculty of Architecture (Architecture for Society of Knowledge)

  • 28.10.2013    10.15 - 11.45  Faculty of Architecture (room 302)
Individual training  - can be organized on students request during the semesters.

Contact: Reference Centre, phone: 22 234 73 00, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Trial of 2 databases


The Main Library was given an trial access to the additional databases at Web of Knowledge platform:

  • DATA CITATION INDEX - Discover research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific literature to track data citation.
  • CURRENT CONTENTS CONNECT - Complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from the world’s leading scholarly journals and books; also includes relevant, evaluated Web sites and documents.
  • BIOSIS PREVIEWS - Life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more.
  • BOOK CITATION INDEX - The Book Citation Index in Web of Science connects a library’s book collection to powerful new discovery tools, giving researchers the ability to quickly and easily identify and access the most relevant books.
  • DERWENT INOVATION INDEX - Value-added patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index**.

Resources will be available till November 18

** webofknowledge.com

WUT Main library is offering free trial of two EBSCO databases.  The resources listed below are currently open for testing until November 14 :

“Applied Science & Technology Source offers extensive coverage of research and development within a wide variety of applied science and computing disciplines, including aeronautics, nuclear engineering, and neural networks. The database offers full text for almost 1,200 journals, citations to millions of articles (…) “*

Art Source™covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers (…)”*

Access for all interested users from University Network – without log in, from private computers only for authorized users.

We strongly recommend testing them.

* http://support.ebsco.com


Library during the summer holidays 2013



Main Library and branches: Mon. - Fri.: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
                                                Saturday, Sunday - closed

Due to the problems with air conditioning, Open Stacks are available for users only from 9 am to 1 pm.

If you want to borrow books located in Open Stacks (after 1 pm),  please call us
tel.:  22 234 5598, 22 234 7034, 22 234 7176.

Books will be waiting for you:

  • in Students lending room – from 1 pm to 4 pm
  • at the librarian on duty – from 4 pm to 6:45 pm – more information about the librarian on duty below.

We apologise for inconvenience.


Librarian on duty:
Mon. - Fri.: 4:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Main Library, room 162A
After 4:15 pm you can:
  • pick up the ordered books (call in advance 22 234 7580)
  • return books
  • pay fees
  • get signed graduate's clearance slip

Library of Students' Hall of Residence "Akademik": Mon. - Fri. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Libraries of Students' Halls of Residence "Babilon" and "Żaczek" are closed.
Books can be returned in other main library locations.


Students' halls during summer examination session 06.2013




Students' halls of residence libraries during summer examination session

Biblioteka DS Akademik
Library of Students' Hall of Residence 'Akademik'
Pon.-czw.: 9.00 - 23.00
Pt.: 9.00 - 19.00
Sob.-niedz.: nieczynna
Mon.-Thu.: 9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Fri.: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Sat.-Sun.: closed
Biblioteka DS Babilon
Library of Students' Hall of Residence 'Babilon'
Biblioteka DS Żaczek
Library of Students' Hall of Residence 'Żaczek'
Pon., śr.: 19.00 - 23.00
Wt., czw.: 11.00 - 15.00, 19.00 - 23.00
Pt.-niedz.: nieczynna
Mon.,Wed.: 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tue., Thu.: 11.00 am - 3.00 pm, 7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Fri.-Sun.: closed