Discovery UPC

DiscoveryUPC is the content search engine of the Libraries of the UPC which allows you to search in a single interface the electronic resources subscribed by the UPC (articles, proceedings, magazines, books, databases, ..), the physical resources available in the libraries of the UPC, the production housed in the institutional repository UPCommons, open access resources and the recommended bibliography of the different subjects.



  • Before you begin, remember to authenticate to access personalized services
  • Choose the profile where you want to retrieve your search for better results (Catalog, Digital Library, ...)
  • You can do a simple or advanced search and DiscoveryUPC will return you the best results according to your relevancy ranking
  • To refine your search results, you can sort the records on the results page and / or select or disable the different filters on the left.
  • The results page will always show you the available text but you can expand them to references without the full text and request the document by interlibrary loan
  • DiscoveryUPC allows you to do many actions with records: save them as favorites, export them to reference managers, ...
  • You can see which of the Libraries of the UPC a copy is available and loan days
  • In some documents (usually peer reviewed journal articles) you can retrieve, through the arrow icons, the associated citations (cited references and citations received)
More information in the menu on the left

Log in to:

  • Access electronic payment resources
  • Access my account
  • Book and renew documents on loan
  • Save favorite records and searches



Last update: 29 / 07 / 2021