Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
       Libraries: an overview
          http://bibliotecnica.upc.edu
                ...
Contents


UPC
Libraries locations
Main indicators
Strategic programs
Staff organisation
Library services
Current projects...
UPC libraries


   MANRESA


TERRASSA                                              CANET DE MAR


                        ...
UPC areas


Aeronautics
Agriculture
Architecture and Building Construction
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer...
UPC main indicators


                                                              Period of reference


Graduate and und...
UPC campus libraries


School of Telecommunications
Engineering of Barcelona ,

School of Civil Engineering of
Barcelona,
...
UPC libraries

                                      Faculty of Mathematics
School of Industrial Engineering of   and Stat...
Libraries main indicators - 2009


   Libraries        12

   Visitors         2.746.883

   Loans            298,321

   ...
Our Strengths


12 libraries… but one single entity
Long tradition of user orientation
Service Quality: Intranet, library ...
Cooperation

CBUC (Consortium of Academic Libraries of Catalonia):
 •   The Collective Catalogue of the Universities of Ca...
Organisational chart
Staff structure and organisation


Libraries staff:

       Librarian
       Library Assistant
       Students

Librarian ...
Communication



Periodical meetings

Periodical meetings
Communication


Periodical meetings
Current challenges




A new model for the University library focused on the
collaboration with other University services:...
Libraries strategic planning



Leibniz 1991-1993
Escher 1995 1999
Paideia 2000-2005
Aprèn 2007-2010
English version
<http...
Strategic Plan 2007-2010

Resources
1. Buildings and facilities (a new model for the University library:
   UPC Learning a...
Learning: services for students


Basic collection

Information and reference service

Library catalogues

Loan service

I...
Research: services for faculty and
                                     researchers


Information and reference service

D...
IT services


Bibliotècnica: The UPC Digital Library

IT support (self learning centres, Teaching resources
areas..)

Part...
Thanks for your attention

   questions, comments…

        Marina Casadevall
        marina.casadevall
           Marta R...
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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Libraries: an overview

  1. 1. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Libraries: an overview http://bibliotecnica.upc.edu July 2010
  2. 2. Contents UPC Libraries locations Main indicators Strategic programs Staff organisation Library services Current projects: Institutional repository Information literacy Questions / comments
  3. 3. UPC libraries MANRESA TERRASSA CANET DE MAR MATARÓ IGUALADA BARCELONA VILANOVA I LA GELTRÚ CASTELLDEFELS
  4. 4. UPC areas Aeronautics Agriculture Architecture and Building Construction Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science, Telecommunications Industrial Engineering Mathematics and Statistics Multimedia Nautical Studies
  5. 5. UPC main indicators Period of reference Graduate and undergraduates students 28,887 2009 Master’s degree students 1,858 2009 Doctoral students (60% from foreign institutions) 2,912 2009 Faculty and research staff 2,752 2009 Administrative and service staff 1,629 2009 345,126,192 € budget 2009 - Catalan government funding : 55% - UPC- generated income: 45%
  6. 6. UPC campus libraries School of Telecommunications Engineering of Barcelona , School of Civil Engineering of Barcelona, Barcelona School of Computer Science Castelldefels School of Technology School of Industrial Engineering of Terrassa, College of Industrial Engineering of Terrassa, College of Optics and School of Engineering Optometry of Terrassa of Manresa
  7. 7. UPC libraries Faculty of Mathematics School of Industrial Engineering of and Statistics Barcelona School of Architecture of College of Industrial Barcelona Engineering of Barcelona School of Architecture of the School of Engineering of Vallès Vilanova i la Geltrú School of Building Faculty of Nautical Construction of Barcelona Studies of Barcelona
  8. 8. Libraries main indicators - 2009 Libraries 12 Visitors 2.746.883 Loans 298,321 Books 331,718 E-journals 12,880 Databases 338 e-books 10,157 Users trained 4.321 Reading points 3.197 Staff 98 librarians, 55 other Budget 6.104.612 €
  9. 9. Our Strengths 12 libraries… but one single entity Long tradition of user orientation Service Quality: Intranet, library charter of services, performance indicators, surveys, annual reports, evaluation, etc. • Library evaluation/certification processes: - 1998: I Plan Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad de las Universidades – Ministerio / Consejo de Universidades - 2001: AQU (Agencia para la Calidad del Sistema Universitario de Catalunya) - 2003: ANECA (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación) - 2006-2007: AQU (Agencia para la Calidad del Sistema Universitario de Catalunya)
  10. 10. Cooperation CBUC (Consortium of Academic Libraries of Catalonia): • The Collective Catalogue of the Universities of Catalonia (CCUC) • The Interlibrary Loan Program • Access to Collections • The Digital Library of Catalonia (BDC) • TDX: e-dissertations database • Cooperative open repositories REBIUN (Spanish Academic Libraries Network) IATUL (International Association of Technological University Libraries) LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche) EUROPEAN PROJECT-COMMUNIA 2007-2010 (The European Thematic Network on the Digital Public Domain)
  11. 11. Organisational chart
  12. 12. Staff structure and organisation Libraries staff: Librarian Library Assistant Students Librarian profiles: Head of the Library Basic services librarian Research services librarian – Subject librarian IT services librarian
  13. 13. Communication Periodical meetings Periodical meetings
  14. 14. Communication Periodical meetings
  15. 15. Current challenges A new model for the University library focused on the collaboration with other University services: Learning and Research Resource Centre Bologna Declaration: Adapting libraries to the New European Higher Education Area
  16. 16. Libraries strategic planning Leibniz 1991-1993 Escher 1995 1999 Paideia 2000-2005 Aprèn 2007-2010 English version <http://bibliotecnica.upc.edu/sites/bibliotecnica.upc.edu/files/arxius_sit e/file/qualitat/Apren2010_eng.pdf>
  17. 17. Strategic Plan 2007-2010 Resources 1. Buildings and facilities (a new model for the University library: UPC Learning and Research Resource Centre) 2. IT 3. Collections 4. Digital Library as a portal Services 5. Services 6. Information literacy 7. Scholarly communication and institutional repositories 8. Access to culture People 9. Staff development 10. Management, quality and assessment
  18. 18. Learning: services for students Basic collection Information and reference service Library catalogues Loan service Information literacy Self-learning areas Other facilities (copying, work group rooms…)
  19. 19. Research: services for faculty and researchers Information and reference service Document delivery service Research collection (e-collections) Subject librarians Information literacy Services to companies and agreements with professional associations
  20. 20. IT services Bibliotècnica: The UPC Digital Library IT support (self learning centres, Teaching resources areas..) Participation in University e-learning projects Institutional Repositories Digitisation of local documents: e-books, dissertations, exams, architectural plans, old collections, videos...
  21. 21. Thanks for your attention questions, comments… Marina Casadevall marina.casadevall Marta Roca marta.roca@upc.edu

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