Within the COVID-19 pandemic the Library provides its services in compliance with a set of rules:
The use of face mask is mandatory, respect of keeping a safe distance, hand hygienization before and after using the services and  individual use of tables.
We appreciate the cooperation of all.
We maintain our remote access training sessions  - see program at
Remote Access Training Sessions Via Zoom-Colibri
Conferences, Exhibitions, Presentations
Exhibition "Carob: Memories of a Lifetime"
From November 9th to December 12th, 2020
Photography by Luísa Melão
Representing the  author's first experience in the area of "industrial photography”aiming to be a testament to the transformative action of man on the enviroment, through a journey that begins on earthm passing through the product and the industry.
Opening: October 9th, 2020 (Monday) at 17 h00, with the presence of th photographer.
Location: GambelasLibrary
Org.: DRCAlgarve / CM Faro / CFL / Carob World / UAlg's Library
Conference "Carob: the Algarve's Gold"
November 25th, 2020 (Wednesday)
The carob tree is a characteristic species of the Algarve, with great landscape, ecologial and economic interest. Carob stands out for its full use, diversity of applications and nutritional characteristics.
With Pedro Correia (UAlg/FCT), Margarida Vieira (UAlg/ISE), Maria Palma (UAlg/ESS), Carlos Moura (Industrial Farense) and Maria João Cruz (UAlg/UAIC) – to be confirmed
Org.: DRCAlgarve / UAlg's Library
Book Presentation "Dicionário Gramatical de Verbos do Português" / " Portuguese Grammar Dictionary of Verbs"
November 30th, 2020 (Monday)
With the presence of the author Jorge Baptista.
This is an innovative work in the Portuguese lexicography, due to the extension of the lexical coverage and hight granularity of the linguistic description.
Location: FNAC at Forum Algarve | 18h00
Org.: FCHS / UAlg's Publisher / FNAC

The access to the most used scientific journals is still possible using the VPN connection or on the publishers' website using institutional/federated login (FCT-FCCN-RCTSaai) via Shibboleth authentication (using UAlg's login)
Specífic information on each available database on our webpage at Electronic Resources /Databases 
Publishers that accept institutional/federated login: ACS Publications /Annual Reviews / EBSCO / Elsevier (journals and Science Direct) IEEEXplore / Nature / RCS Publishing / IOP / Springerlink / Clarivate Analytics – Web of Science
Free Trials
In the face of the present pandemic situation many publishers (b-On and non-b-On) provide open access to their contents or collections, both on COVID-19 and general collections.
Dot.Lib Trial
A dot.lib trial is active until January 10th, 2021 for all b-on members.
This trial grants access to several medicine and health resources from the following publishers:
American Medical Association, New England Journal of Medicine Group, Primal Pictures, Radiological Society of North America.
You can access this trial from the following link
EDP Free Trial
A edp sciences,trial is active for all b-on members until next January 14th 2021
This tiral grants access to the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, from the link
Remote Access Training Sessions Via Zoom-Colibri
The training sessions organized by the UAlg's Library provide a presence certificate​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
B-On: How to Explore the Bibliographic Research Portal
Addressed to the academic community in general
Schedule a personalized session
How to Assess the Reliability of a Scientific Publication
November 3rd, 2020 (Tuesday) - 14h00 - Remote Access
(or chedule a personalized session)
Addressed to teachers, investigators, scientific articles' authors
Mendeley, reference and PDF manager
November 4th, 2020 (Wednesday) - 10h30 - Remote Access
(or schedule a personalized session)
Addressed to the academic community in general​​​​​​​
e-Books and Bibliographic Databases - What's available at UAlg?
November 18th, 2020 (Wednesday) - 16h00 - Remote Access
(or schedule a personalized session)
Addressed to the academic community in general
UAlg's Production Ecosystem: CIENCIAVITAE, SAPIENTIA and ORCID 
November 11th, 2020 (Wednesday) - 12h00 - Remote Access
(or schedule a personalized session)
Addressed to the teachers, investigators / depositors and/or mediators
Search Electronic Bibliographic Resources - Advanced Course
November 19th, 2020 (Thursday) - 16h00 - Remote Access
Addressed to teachers, investigators, 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle final students
URKUND: The UAlg's Plagerism Detection System
November25th (Wednesday) - 14h30 - Remote access
Addressed to the academic community in general
IEEE Xplorer: How to Explore the IEEE Portal
Addressed to the academic community in the areas of Electronic Engineering, Computing, Robotics, Telecommunications...
Schedule a personalized session
Web of Science online training -
Discover all tools that will help you in your research on the Web of Science platform. Registration must be made on the Clarivate training portal:
For security reasons we only accept applications with professional emails
EBSCO Webinars
OpenAthens, MEDLINE, CINAHL and other products, resources and services.
The Future of Cities, Citizens and the EU: Building with Local Power
INA has developed, in partnership with the European Information Center Jacques Delors (CIEJD), the Direção-Geral das Autarquias Locais (DGAL) and the Fundação para os Estudos e Formação nas Autarquias Locais (FEFAL), a new free attendance course and addressed to the general public, with a participation certifcate, available on the NAU platform:  
Registration already open and the starting day will be soon announced.
Further information here
Permanent Activities​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Activities temporarily suspended due to the restrictions related to the actual Covid-19 pandemic
The Library and its Available Resources
Addressed to the Academic Community, cllasses of undergraduate and postgraduate students (1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles), In private classroom and with previous enrolment to 
Org.: UAlg's Library
Guided Tours
Target audience: Groups with previous enrolment to
Org.: UAlg's Library
The UAlg's Library goes to schools: open access to scientifc information, open access explained to students
Integrates Team UAlg
Target audience: High school students. To book please send an e-mail to
Org.: UAlg's Library
Discovering the European Union
Integrates Team UAlg
Target audience: High school students. To book please send an e-mail to
Org.: UAlg's Library – European Documentation Center
  Highlights from the European Documentation Center
Reading Europe
The UAlg's European Documentation Center within the initiative Reading Europe weekly suggests open access readings available at the UAlg's Library.
This week we suggest:

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