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United Kingdom

Czech Republic

  • State Library - 1.2 million volumes of monographs and journals from all areas and activities



  • Spanish Public Libraries Catalogs : allows access to 53 public libraries in the state and 17 public libraries of autonomous communities of the Spanish government.
  • CISNE: Library of the University of Madrid
  • COPAC: Collective Catalog of University Libraries in Great Britain and Ireland
  • National Library of Medicine (USA) : Catalog that includes more than 7 million books, magazines, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images on medicine and related sciences
  • REBIUN: Spanish University Libraries
  • The British Library: United Kingdom National Library
  • The European Library: Portal that gives access to resources from European national and research libraries
  • The Library of Congress : Library of Congress of the United States of America
  • WorldCat : the world's largest library catalog

ECLAS: European Commission library catalog

Infoeuropa : European Information Library in Portuguese (several catalogs). Jacques Delors European Documentation Center

Portuguese Language Dictionaries

  • Portuguese language portal : organised repository of linguistic resources
  • Ciberdúvidas: s ítio the responsibility of the Portuguese Language Society that responds to questions Portuguese
  • Flip : orthographic and syntactic corrector for Portuguese: online version and computer installation version, with Word
  • Infopédia : s erviço da Porto Editora
  • Lynx : c onverter for the new spelling. It is a tool to support the implementation of AO that converts the content of text files to the new spelling

German Language Dictionaries

Spanish Language Dictionaries

French Language Dictionaries

Greek Language Dictionaries

English Language Dictionaries

Italian Language Dictionaries

Bilingual Dictionaries

Multilingual Dictionaries

  • IATE : v the vocabulary maintained by the European Union Translation Service, with equivalent terms in all official languages
  • Linguee : translation tool that combines a dictionary with a translation search engine capable of searching 100 million bilingual texts in search of words and expressions
  • Universal Multilingual Dictionary: donline multilingual dictionary

Digital Hemeroteca of Portugal

  • Hemeroteca Digital : site of the Hemeroteca Municipal de Lisboa aims to be a digital library of newspapers and magazines in the public domain, allowing online consultation and public dissemination of the universe of Portuguese periodic press.
    It offers several titles of periodicals published between the 18th and 19th centuries.

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  • APEL - Portuguese Association of Publishers and Booksellers

Atlas : historical cartography

Atlas of Portugal : national spatial data infrastructure that, through its geoportal, allows searching, visualizing and exploring geographic information about the national territory

David Rumsey Map Collection : historical collection of maps and cartographic material from around the world

European Soil Portal : European Commission website with access to geomorphological maps

GEOPORTAL : LNEG website (Lab. Of Energy and Geology), with access to geomorphological maps of Portugal

Google maps : Google tool that provides directions, interactive maps, among others

Maps online : the General Directorate of the Territory (DGT) provides a set of geographic data services according to the standards of Opens GeoSpatial Consortium, Web Map Service (WMS) and Web Features Service (WFS) : world maps including physical and administrative

Marine traffic : marine traffic map : detailed road maps of Europe and the World

Scribble Maps : tool for drawing maps

StreetMap : street map in England


Top search engines

Standardization bodies

By country

Standardization bodies by sectors

Standards Research Guide

Top search engines

Industrial property organizations

Patent databases

  • Patent Databases on the Internet
    Stanford University Libraries
    Directory of patent databases accessible on the Internet
  • WIPO
    World Industrial Property Organization (WIPO-WIPO)
    It collects patent information at the international level, in accordance with the international patent cooperation treaty, under which all countries of the world that are members of WIPO are obliged to deposit the bibliographic reference with a summary of the patents registered in each of them.
  • USPTO Web Patent Databases
    US Patent and Trademark Office
    Bibliographic and full-text database of US patents

Reference works

Patent information

  • Intellogist blog
    Blog that provides information about patents
    Twitter @Intellogist


INE's Information Network on Higher Education Libraries

The INE Information Access Point is located in the Library of the Gambelas Campus.

It aims to serve the entire district, allowing, in particular, researchers, teachers, students, companies and the community in general, easy access to the set of statistical information and services provided by the Institute.

Through the INE Access Point, which is equipped with an exhibitor of the institute's publications and a computer, you can have access to:

Publications on paper and on CD-ROM; publications only available online; i nformation published in INE site; d highlights sent by INE to the Social Communication; other care services provided by the Institute.

See information leaflet for more information

INE Portal - :

Online Digital Library of Official Statistics that provides the Digital Archive with full access to statistical information publications (edited by INE from 1864 to 2000) and in the Bibliographic Catalog to identify all publications of statistical scope from national, foreign and international institutions available at Statistics Portugal, for consultation.

Gambelas Campus Library Schedule :

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm

Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm                               


Pordata is a database on contemporary Portugal with official and certified statistics on the country and Europe, divided into a wide range of topics such as population, education, health, among others. It is available to all citizens, it is free, with accurate and impartial information.  

Portal Eurostat

Eurostat is a portal for European statistics, under the responsibility of the European Union Statistics Office, which produces statistical data and promotes the harmonization of statistical methods between member states.

Electronic Journal of the Republic

European legislation

  • Eur-Lex                                                                      
    Law Portal (access to several diplomas)  
    Access to European Union legislation

National legislation

  • : Internet literature editor, provides free access to the full text of works in the areas of Culture, Economics, History, Literature, Psychology.
  • Cochrane Library : Medical Sciences: scientific journals and answers on clinical cases
  • DOAB : provides a searchable index of peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access model, with links to the full texts of the publications on the publisher's website or repository
  • HAL : open archive of theses and academic articles
  • I nTech : publisher of open multidisciplinary access to books and magazines covering the fields of science, technology and medicine. Since 2004, they have published more than 850 books with the aim of providing free online access
  • Directory of Open Access Repositories : directory of academic repositories worldwide
  • Registry of Open Access Repositories : this registry of institutional archives promotes access to repositories worldwide
  • : Searches more than 50 databases and more than 2100 websites, offering 200 million pages of official US government information, including research and development results
  • SCOAP3 : Open Access resource in the area of Physics, which allows access to a vast number of scientific articles
  • TEL: Thèses-en-ligne
  • : access to content in the areas of Physics, Mathematics, Informatics, Biology, Finance and Statistics
  • Bioline International : electronic publishing service for academic journals, open access, in the areas of Health, Environment and Biodiversity; developing country magazines
  • Biomed Central : publisher with free access in the areas of Health, Biology, Psychology, Zoology and Biotechnology
  • Directory of Open Access Journals : directory of international academic and scientific journals under "Open access", with a peer review system and scientific quality criteria; integrated research at b-on
  • : International Library and Information Science content archive
  • ERIH PLUS : research of European journals of Human and Social Sciences of the European Science Foundation.
  • JSTOR : directory of magazines, documents and books. Access by individual registration
  • Latindex : search for scientific journals from Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal
  • Looksmart : Search millions of articles from academic, technological and general publications
  • Open Science Directory : search for open access magazines and other documents
  • Public Library of Sciences : directory of scientific journals with peer review under Open access in the areas of Biology, Medicine, Computational Biology, Genetics, etc.
  • RAM Databases : Recent advances in Manufacturing. Indexing base and article search discontinued in 2006
  • RePEc : academic collection, freely accessible, from the area of Economics and related disciplines
  • : access to a magazine and books in the area of social sciences.
  • SciELO Scientific Electronic Library Online : online electronic scientific library, provides access to full text articles from more than 150 scientific journals in Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal and South Africa.
  • SciELO Portugal Scientific Electronic Library Online : small collection of active and inactive Portuguese journals, integrated in the b-on research
  • SSRN : bibliography in the area of Social and Economic Sciences; also makes available “gray literature” or not yet published
  • T echXtra : research of articles, web sites, books, theses and dissertations patents and standards in the areas of Engineering, Mathematics and Informatics; job ads
  • European Data Portal : European data portal that integrates a series of information and technology that can be used by companies and organizations to develop new services
  • DMPTool : free tool to create scientific data management plans
  • Registry of Research Data Repositories : directory of scientific, thematic and multidisciplinary data repositories with information on thematic scope, institutional affiliation, geographical scope and general characteristics of each of the approximately 1,500 registered global repositories
  • RCAAP Scientific Data Repository : scientific data repository integrated in RCAAP
  • Research Shared: Multidisciplinary repository of scientific data from projects financed by the European Union but which also receives data resulting from projects from other funders

Open access scientific repositories in Portugal