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Most of the collection of the School of Design Engineering Library is freely accessible. It is organised by subjects and contains the specialised bibliography required for the degrees taught at the School. There is a cabinet (shelf or set of shelves holding the books on the same subject) for every subject matter.

The key piece of information to locate a book is the code called "call number". It indicates the library, the cabinet and the sequential order of the book within the cabinet, for example P 3-57/254:

Library Bookcase Secuential order





The Library has an storeroom and other closed access facilities, where Final Degree Projects, old works, Bulletins, part of our newspaper library (free access only to the last 5 years) and Professor Pedro Coca's donation are kept. The entire collection can be located through Polibuscador. You can consult documents that are not present at the library by making a reservations or asking for them at the counter.

At present, our bibliographical fund is composed of some 30,000 monographs..

Remember that, in order to locate the information you need, you can consult Polibuscador from any of the Library's computer.

Consutl teh layout of the cabinets.


In the library we have deposited part of the final theses read in this School. Academic papers can be located by consulting Polibuscador and limiting the search to academic papers.

Only academic papers deposited in RIUNET can be consulted.


The School of Design Engineering Library has a small newspaper library where the School's journal collections, both subscriptions and donations, ar deposited.

There are currently about 68 journal issues.

The catalogue of journals can be consulted through PoliBuscador, by limiting the search to journals.

You can check the content of the latest issues received at the library at this link and in the "Magazine summaries" section of the web.


Polibuscador is the UPV's bibliographic search engine. With a natural language and a Google-like search method, PoliBuscador helps you find out information. From a single search box, it gives you access to multiple resources: the UPV Catalogue, RiuNet (UPV's Institutional Repository), Primo Central, databases, etc...

PoliBuscador is also the interface for the library's personalised services, allowing you to: renew loans, reserve documents, request the purchase of new copies...

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