Training in information skills

Independent-learning material to help you acquire basic information skills that will enable you to benefit from the library's content and services to access, manage and use information without assistance.

What is digital identity?


How databases work.
How databases work.
Legal database. It offers access to all consolidated national legislation and regional legislation.
Database offering full-text access to legislation and jurisprudence (regional, national and European Union).
La Ley
A resource that enables users to simultaneously search all its sub-databases.
Factiva-Reuters is a major database of news and business information available through the UOC Library.

Search for specialized information

How to find theses
How to find theses
How to find patents freely accessed
Patents can be freely accessed via a range of online search tools such as FreePatentsOnline, Google Patent Search.
How to find statistical data
Statistical agencies and institutes gather, process and distribute statistical data.
Les normatives, els estàndards, les regulacions i les directrius són documents que recullen especificacions
Evaluating information
Evaluating information

Publication of academic works

Standardization of Authors’ Names
Standardization of Authors’ Names
Information Literacy – Creative Commons Licence
Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing legal barriers to sharing creative work.
Impact factor
The impact factor is a bibliometric indicator that reflects the level of influence of a scientific journal.
How to find citations on ISI Web of Science.

Use of works with a Creative Commons license

Creative Commons
Organisation that develops plans to reduce legal barriers to creativity.
Youtube Creative Commons
This a Creative Commons library accessible through YouTube Video Editor, option of this platform (with attribution)