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Services

IN ROOM CONSULTATION

All materials are freely accessible except for that stored in the library office for reasons of protection or age (CD-ROM, DVD, maps, etc.)

It is not necessary to belong to the university community of the UPV to use the library's collection.

PoliBuscador can be accessed from both Library computers and the internet, this engine allows the search of resources available not only in our Library, but in any of the UPV libraries.

LOANS

In order to access the loan service, it is essential to belong to the university community and show your UPV card or ID.

The document loan conditions vary according to the type of user and item (see table)

  • A maximum of up to 30 copies may be loaned
  • There will be 1 day penalty for each day of delay in the return and for each document

The journals of the newspaper archive of the Agricultural Engineering Library can also be lent. The loan service is for 7 renewable days and they may be booked if they are on loan.

Final Degree Projects are excluded from the loan services, are for in-room consultation and cannot be photocopied.

There are special loan periods during holidays that we always advertise on the website.

Interlibrary Loan Service:

In the event that the item you are interested in is not in the library collection, you can request an interlibrary loan.

More information on Interlibrary Loans

Laptop loans:

Exclusive service for students enrolled in the UPV and it can be requested at the Central Library and in the libraries of the Gandia and Alcoi campuses.

More information on laptop loans

RENEWAL OF LOANS

Documents may be renewed as long as they have not been reserved and the user has not been sanctioned and does not have any overdue documents.

Renewal can be done in any of the following ways:

  • From the My Library section
  • Going to the loan desk
  • By telephone: +34 96 387 81 32

RESERVATIONS

It is used to reserve items that have been lent or of which there are only copies in other campuses (Gandía or Alcoi).

  • Up to 25 items can be reserved
  • The reservation is made from Polibuscador (it is necessary to be logged in), once the copy is located, by clicking in Requests > Reserve
  • When the document is available, an email is sent and the book is reserved for two business days
  • Any reservation can be cancelled from My Library > Requests > Cancel, or from the UPV's Intranet, through the option : Library services > My Library
  • For items that can only be found on the Gandia or Alcoi campuses, please go to the library desk to make the reservation

INFORMATION AND TRAINING

The library staff will answer any question or information request either in person, by phone or online (via email, chat, or the Library Responds form).

In addition, the library offers the Appointment service, in which a librarian will help solving more extensive or specialised information needs.

The role of the library in terms of training in information skills (search, use and management of information) is embodied in different activities:

And in the creation of support materials for self-learning:

More information on user training

ACQUISITION OF DOCUMENTS

All members of the University community can request the purchase of books that do not exist in the library, different editions of works that the library already has or the purchase of existing copies if they consider that there are not enough copies.

The application form is in Polibuscador (identification is compulsary) > Purchase request, also in Polibuscador (identification is compulsary) > My Library > Personal details > Purchase request

STUDY BOOTHS

Intended for group work, available for groups of at least 2 people. The booths can be requested at the loan desk.

The booth can be left unoccupied for a maximum time of 30 minutes in a row or for 1 hour from 13:00 to 16:00.

INTERNET ACCESS

The Library makes available to the user several computers with internet access for the browsing digital information sources, databases, electronic journals, etc. These computers allow to check e-mails and the use of office applications to University users.

In addition, the Library has a wireless network that allows users to connect with their own laptop, or any wireless device that allows this type of connection. For more information on Internet connection, please check INFOACCESO or request the manual on the desk


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