We present the specific services offered by the Terrassa Campus Library:


The BCT has 2 individual work rooms and 12 group work rooms. 

Book a workroom

Book a @ librarian @The Book a @ librarian @ service of the Terrassa Campus Library allows you to book a personalized session (up to an hour long) with a librarian specializing in the search, use and management of scientific information.





  • Do you need support in the query in the library catalog?
  • Do you want to know how to properly download an ebook?
  • Do you want to know how to make a bibliography correctly?
  • Want to know the best scientific information resources in your field of work?
  • Looking for information for your TFG, TFM or doctoral thesis?
  • Do you have doubts about the use of Mendeley or another reference manager?
  • Want to know how to select scientific journals to publish your article?
  • Do you have doubts about open access and Creative Commons licenses?
  • Want to know what are the copyright issues that affect your work or publication?
  • Do you want to create an ORCID author ID and need support?
  • Do you need to know the impact of your publications?
  • Do you want to make a didactic video and do not know how to do it?


Make a reservation



L'auto-recording videos is a completely autonomous service in which the user can register so that a teacher can assess certain generic skills, especially oral communication, or wants to self-assess by doing a simulation of the defense of his project. The availability of the resulting video is immediate (mp4 file), without the need for post-editing or technical support staff.


Make the reservation

Because we not only lend books, we also offer you everything that can help you in the development of your activity: laptops, e-readers, calculators, etc.

Check the features and availability.

The library produces a annual report which collects the articles published by the researchers of the Campus of Terrassa in journals indexed to the Iurnto the Citation Report. 


Articles indexed 2022 Articles indexed 2021 Indexed articles published by researchers at the Terrassa Campus: 2020  The scientific production of the Terrassa Campus 2017   


Do you want to know how to locate, evaluate and use the information effectively? Libraries offer training courses to improve on the search and use of information.

Training sessions on informational skills are taught directly from libraries or integrated into the subjects of the study plans of the UPC, with the aim of developing the generic competence solvent use of information resources from the admission of students to the university to the completion of postgraduate studies. 

Training and support offer for:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Master's, doctorate and post-doctorate - Calendar of sessions 
  • Teaching and research staff
  • External to the UPC
  • Informa't: web tutorial on information skills

You can find the teaching material for these training activities in the course InForma't: Solvent use of information resources (access as a guest with the password "reported").

The Electronic Resources Area is a classroom equipped with 20 computers converted into workstations.

Access is restricted to members of the community UPC and authorized users (inform the board of the 2a plant of the Library).

The access data is the same as in the other computer rooms on the campus:

user *: name.surnames
password: DNI + letter

* if the username contains more than 20 characters, you must enter the 20 first characters.


The Library offers several spaces to better adapt to your needs.

From the library you can use the Wifi UPC in order to connect your computer, smartphone, etc. to the Internet network.

  • Management of the bibliographic collections of the department: organization, cataloging and advice in the management of the bibliographic collections of the departmental bibliographic collections.
  • Loan to workplace: request and received in loan documents of the UPC without having to move to the library 
  • Obtaining documents: request or copy of documents that are not available in the libraries of the UPC, as well as articles and rules available at UPC.
  • Application to purchase documents in charge of the department: processing of the acquisition of documents for the department. Send the request to: biblioteca.campus.terrassa@upc. Edu with the data of the document and those of the department that makes the purchase.
  • Recommendation of purchase of documents and subscriptions: you can recommend the purchase or subscription of a document for the library.
  • The Factory / Video It supports the development of multimedia teaching material.
  • Information skills training: tailor-made training activities in the use of research support information resources (databases, research evaluation indicators, reference managers, intellectual property, etc.).
  • Advice: support in activities related to the location, use and management of specialized information.
Letter of services for the search of the BCT

Support for ... posting 

  • Selection of the journals to publish
  • Publication in open access (UPCommons)
  • Compliance with the requirements of national competitive projects (Law of Science) and Europeans (2020 Horizon)
  • Intellectual property, copyrights and ethical use of information 
  • Publishing books, magazines, etc.


Support for ... research

  • Bibliography Reference Managers (Mendeley)
  • Document Obtaining (SOD)
  • 2.0 tools applied to the search
  • Information skills training
  • Search for specialized information
  • Localization of information sources (databases, etc.)
  • Management of data generated in the search


Support for ... visibility, impact and evaluation

  • Futur: Production portal for researchers at the UPC
  • Quality of the information of the publications
  • Support for information from the research group and the researchers
  • Access to the full text of publications
  • Visibility of publications to improve the impact
  • Accreditations (quality marks of publications)
  • Quality review of DRAC publications
  • Request for remarkable congresses


Support for ... research identity 

  • Scientific name
  • Choose from the unique Bibliographical Name (NBU) of the author and the research group 
  • Duplicity of author names in Scopus and Web of Science 
  • Scientific identifiers
  • ResearcherId (Web of Science)
  • Scopus Author ID 
  • Identity in the social networks of research
  • Altmetrics and Google Scholar Citations

    If you can not request the document through the PUC or you do not find the document you are looking for anywhere, you can apply through the Interlibrary Loan (IP).


    Request a document for PI  More information



    Do you want to propose the purchase of a document for the Library?


     Request the purchase

    If you have mobility problems arising from COVID-19 and need books from the libraries of the UPC to read and study, we take them home.

    This service is exceptional and is aimed only at users who, due to COVID-19, are confined (due to illness, contact or perimeter confinement). The Service will be in operation for the duration of the pandemic and the sanitary conditions of confinement or reduced mobility.


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    If you need a laptop to study or prepare for classes while in the Library, you can borrow one for 3 hours. Ask for it at the loan desk. More information >>.

    If you need a laptop to study or prepare classes from home, we leave one for you.

    One of the measures adopted by the University in the face of the situation caused by COVID-19 is the acquisition of 97 laptops to leave to people who do not have one.

    This service is exceptional and is aimed only at undergraduate and master's degree students, doctoral students and associate professors of the UPC.


    Ask for a laptop

    At Campus Terrassa there are several services that allow you to run the software llicenciat that is commonly used in classrooms without having to have it installed or have any license files. In all cases, the service is accessible 24x7 and from different devices and platforms (workstation, tablet or mobile with windows, linux, MacOS, android, iOS). (!) It is important to consider the requirements of each.


    FOOT students can only access through RAVADACT.

    The ESEIAAT student body:


    • If you access the software using a laptop (Eduroam), you can do so via ...

    ... PcRemot (Catia, Beta, Sprutcam, SolidWorks,..) if they need 3D graphics power. If the laptop is from the BCT, there is no need to install the RDP extension.

    ... RAVADACT (Office, Matlab, Maple, Minitab, etc.) if they don't need 3D graphics power. If the laptop is from the BCT, it will not be necessary to install Virt-Viewer.


    • If you access the software using an ARE computer, you can do so via ...

            ... RAVADACT if they don't need 3D graphics power. They will not need to install Virt-Viewer.

            ... a computer from the ESEIAAT computer classrooms if they need 3D graphics power.


       PcRemot    RavadaCT

    The Library has 10 cabinets to deposit personal objects of its users. These are located in the lobby of the building. The Library is not responsible for the objects stored in the slogan that may disappear for any reason.

    L'schedule of the service is from 9 am to 20.30 pm. The key must be returned to the loan desk before 20.30:XNUMX p.m. on the same day. On days when the library has special hours, the key must be returned to the lending desk half an hour before it closes.

    You can use armariets all members of the community of UPC while using the library's facilities.

    To use them a key must be requested at the loan desk, upon presentation of the user card of the libraries of the UPC. The keys are returned to the loan desk.

    The loan of the keys does not alter the total number of documents that can be borrowed.

    No lockers will be provided to users who have the locked loan service.

    El delay in returning the key is penalized by blocking the right to borrow documents until the key has been returned. Each day of delay in repayment is sanctioned with 5 days of delay accumulated in the loan history.

    If you have a loss of the key, the user must pay 10 euros.

    For the management of information during the process of preparing the doctoral thesis, we suggest the use of a virtual desk like Trello. This productivity software will allow you to organize tasks in a very visual and simple way.

    In order not to start from scratch, you can take advantage of one of the templates we have created.


    My doctoral thesis 

    My doctoral thesis UPC 

    My UPC Doctoral Thesis

    The Library has the following loan service equipment.


    Check the features and availability.

    Last update: 02 / 04 / 2024