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External Users

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As an institution which aims at the encouragement of scientific development, technological innovation and the dissemination of the scientific and technical information, the connection with the society and the corporate cluster is a concern to FEUP.

Wishing to fulfil these goals, FEUP's Library has many contracts of personalised service provision with external users:

    • people that were connected to FEUP in the past (former students, retired teaching and non-teaching staff, former-researchers);
    • People with no connection to the Faculty.
  • Register as a Library's user

    Services provided:

    1. consultation of the Library's Documents;
    2. Loan of documents, which you can take home to study, according to the loan regulation;
    3. Acquisition of Documents’ copies, in a strict observance of copyrights;
    4. In loco access to electronic information resources, provided by the Library (databases, scientific journals, e-books, theses, dissertations, legislation, statistic data, reference documents); 
    5. Access to the information repositories of a technologic nature, namely standards, patents, technical reports, video records, etc.
    6. Personalised support in the following areas:
      1. Development of technical competences in information research techniques. It is possible to get a certificate that awards ECTS credit units;
      2. profile definition that generates automatic response routines of selective informative contents;
      3. information research - by specialised technicians – on investigation, development and innovation projects;
      4. As PATLIB – Patent Library recognised by the European Patent Office – FEUP’s Library also provides the service to support the research on the Industrial Property area, namely the scrutiny of sectorial technological innovations and registration of the innovations by corporation.
  • Costs:


For further information, please contact:

  • the Library
  • The person responsible for the External Users Service - Teresa Oliveira Ramos - is available to provide any information needed and also personalised support to External Users.
Register on the registration form.
Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
4200-465 PORTO
Phone Number: +351 22 508 1442