General Services

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  • BiblioCentros
    Promotion of UFSC University Library (BU/UFSC)’s services, aiming at expanding the participation of BU/UFSC in meeting the information demands of the university community.
  • Cataloging in publication
    Free of charge preparation of catalog records for books and journals edited by UFSC academic and administrative units.
  • Courses
    User training program: information on the services offered by the library, provision of tutorials and the library’s training agenda.
  • Digital Inclusion
    Room equipped with computers at the disposal of the university community and the community in general.
  • Distance learning (EaD)
    Instructions for distance learning students, tutors and teachers on the use of the library’s physical and virtual resources.
  • Document Delivery Services
    Request of parts of materials, such as journal articles, book chapters, thesis and dissertation chapters, etc., available in collections from other institutions. 
  • Event spaces
    Use policy and reservation system for library spaces available to the university community for non-profit academic, technical-scientific and cultural events.
  • Events
    Film exhibitions, lectures and debates on literature, literary meetings, exhibitions, among other cultural and education projects. Some of these events are open to the public, while others are restricted to the university staff.
  • Guidance on database search
    Assistance to the university community on defining search strategies and selecting  information sources for research.
  • Guided visit
    Group visits to the library, previously arranged and guided by a librarian.
  • Identification sheet
    System developed to automatically generate identification sheets for academic papers (monographs, theses and dissertations).
  • Information Accessibility Service
    Service of adaptation and loan of accessible materials to people with disabilities.
  • Internships
    Useful information on the compulsory internship of Library Science students.
  • Loan of netbooks
    Loan of netbooks or similar devices for use inside the library.
  • Reprography
    Photocopies and scanners for the partial reproduction of materials.
  • Social BU
    Social projects and institutions supported by UFSC Library.
  • Speak out, Library
    This section publishes texts written by BU librarians on topics that are of interest to the university community, with the purpose of sharing relevant informational, educational and motivational content.
  • Time management support
    This section was thought to help you manage your time better, so that you can use it to your own advantage. Here you will find books and movies recommendations, as well as methodologies, tools and techniques applied to time management.
  • UFSC Institutional Repository 
    Manuals, video tutorials and other information on the university’s institutional repository.
  • User service
    Institutional portal for contacting the University Library.
  • Web Conference
    The Web Conference is a communication and collaboration service of the National Research and Educational Network (RNP) which promotes virtual meetings between two or more participants.
  • Web TV
    Televisions installed in the university libraries displaying informative and educational videos, as well as invitations for trainings, events and exhibitions.