In addition to the common services offered by all Libraries UPC depending on whether you are student, teacher o researcher, the ETSAV Library specifically provides these services:

If you want, you can contact us via chat (Google Chat) or video conference (Meet). At the moment, this service is available from Monday to Friday (non-holidays) from 9 am to 13 pm while the Library remains closed. Keep in mind, however, these considerations:

  • You have to be you, using your address o, who started the chat with biblioteca.etsav@;
  • It is essential that you use your account GmailUPC;
  • If deemed necessary, a videoconference can be initiated. In this case, you must give us your consent via e-mail, which has been previously provided to you. I:
    • Make sure before you start that you have out of the camera those personal items that you don’t want us to see;
    • Stay in a well-lit space with little or no noise. It is recommended to use headphones that incorporate a microphone;
    • If you are using a laptop, make sure it is plugged in.

The Library has a collection of measuring instruments to be used in visits of work or in academic practices. It can be found from home-made equipment to highly specialized and professional equipment.

Laptop laptops provided by the Library are 470 Lenovo L5 i6300-2018 computers equipped with 8 Gb's RAM, 256 Gb's SSD hard drive, 14 inch screen that works with the Windows 10 operating system.

Beyond the habitual software of domestic character, these computers have the following software of the field of the architecture:

  • Revit Autodesk 2018
  • AutoCAD 2018
  • GIMP 2.10.8
  • Inkscape 0.92
  • MicroStation V8i
  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
  • Google Earth Pro
  • Mendeley Desktop

It is important that you save your jobs to an external USB memory. Anything that is not saved in any of these locations will be lost at the restart and there is no possibility of recovery.

In addition to providing books, magazines and laptops, the library has laptop padlocks, USB sticks, mice, mobile phone chargers and a camcorder. Check the conditions of the loan and the loan availability.

The Library has two scanners that can be scanned up to a maximum size of A-3 and that work under the self-service system.

The Libraries of the UPC they have one Wide range of training sessions for a better use of the resources and services of the libraries and the improvement of the informational capacities of the university community. These sessions deal with:

  • The information resources in each of the areas of the UPC;
  • The methodology of scientific work and the elaboration and management of bibliographies;
  • Scientific communication, intellectual property and the protection of authorship.

You can also request a customized training session that fits your needs exactly by contacting the Library.

We support and advise you on issues related to the publication, publication and dissemination of scientific production, such as, among others:

From the Library we make the revisions of the publications incorporated into DRAC by our researchers. We also support the accreditations and six-year request.

We assist you in person at the Library desk, but if you prefer, you can also send us your queries through this form.

IBRA (Bibliometric Indicators of Architecture Journals) is a system that informs about the quality records of journals in the field of architecture.

IBRA It is aimed at professors and researchers of the Architecture Schools to respond to the needs of having a relationship of quality magazines to publish and disseminate knowledge to the international community. It is also a tool at the service of universities and state or autonomous evaluation agencies in the area of ​​architecture.

Last update: 08 / 05 / 2020