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User Training

Throughout the academic year, the Documentation and Libraries Service promote presentations and orientation sessions about the UMinho libraries, services, bibliographic and information resources available on the UMinho network and in open access, addressed to the 1st year students (1st and 2nd cycle degrees), open to the whole community or for groups by request.

  Presentation sessions aimed at new students (1st year - 1st and 2nd cycles)

At the beginning of each academic year, the Documentation and Libraries Service is available to hold sessions to introduce UMinho libraries to students in the 1st year of the 1st cycle and 2nd cycle degrees, with the aim of providing basic information on the general functioning of the library services and bibliographic ressources available, providing students with the necessary autonomy to efficiently locate relevant information for carrying out their academic work. These sessions must be requested and organized through the Course Directors.

   Training programs open to the UMinho community

The Documentation and Libraries Service promote during the school year several training sessions, which are referenced in the training Schedule. Most of the sessions are conducted in Portuguese, but some are in English.

    > Training schedule

   Training on-demand

In addition to the planned training offer, the Documentation and Libraries Service are available to carry out other training actions, at the most convenient times and places, upon prior request.

    > On-demand training programs


The Documentation and Libraries Service is available to welcome group visits to UMinho libraries run by USDB.

The realization of the visit requires prior appointment. To request the visit, contact us through the email address formacao@usdb.uminho.pt, indicating the name of the organizer and institution, the expected number of visitors, the purpose of the visit, the intended day/time.


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