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Online training. Starting up


If you want to learn how to use information resources available to the University Library and you are interested in online training, we propose the learning platform Moodle UPM called Puesta a punto (Starting up)

It is an open platform with a series of modules where you find online materials prepared by the Library to learn how to use information resources that it offers.

  • Course Name: "Aula de Información para el conocimiento"
  • Dates: open, no closing dates
  • Recipient: Grade Students / Postgraduate / teachers / researchers and doctoral students from the UPM
  • Access: Open to the entire academic community of the UPM, UPM access from the network
  • Duration: no limit
  • Registration: Not necessary, access is with institutional email of UPM and its corresponding password
  • Access Url:

 Contents of the units of Puesta a Punto. (Aula de "Información para el conocimiento")

  1. Introduction to the University Library
  2. Remote access to electronic resources of the UPM
  3. Electronic resources, databases, electronic books and journals. Ingenio
  4. PhD theses, sources of information for the preparation of academic papers
  5. Open Access Movement. UPM Digital Archive. Polytechnic Digital Collection. Polired
  6. Patents and standards
  7. Search Tools and assessment of scientific production.
  8. How to cite a bibliography
  9. Refworks, bibliographical references manager