UOC Library Charter of Services
addressed to the Teaching and Learning
What is it for? A bespoken service for the teaching activity, when teachers:
• prepare a new subject,
• redesign an existing one
• use it as a part of an assessment
• or include it as classroom resource
Result: a tailor-made report based on teachers’ information needs:
• UOC-generated materials used in other subjects
• Resources available at the Library (books, articles, specialist journals, etc.)
• and other external information sources (open or with licences that permit
Service 1: Learning Resources Search
Teachers specify their needs in a search form and the
liaison librarian will elaborate a complete report of learning
Service for requesting that existing
UOC course materials, that are
already available in other courses,
would be associated within a
→ Resources reuse
Service 2: Associating existing materials from other courses
What’s T-REX? Is the Traceability of External Resources tool which lets teachers to request, renew or
delete existing resources from their subjects. They can also check the status of their requests.
External learning resource: they are not the property of the UOC but of other publishers or authors,
which need copyright management to publish and use them in the classroom within the established legal
19Service 3: Manage external learning resources (T-REX)
Ex: journal articles, book parts or
chapters, legal texts, web links, or
support tools such as study guides,
manuals and software, continuous
assessment models and internships,
Service to commission new authors’ learning resource for the subject, revise-update those already
used and submit authors' originals for editing.
Service 4: Request regarding written material
The Recommended Reading (RR) is the list of optional reference documents that professors
recommend for their courses.
Service 5: Update the recommended reading for the course
Teachers may request, modify or
delete the RR (it is recommended to
have 3–5 titles per course)
The Library's Acquisitions Service
will buy a copy of each title and will
make it available to users through
the Loan Service.
Teachers can request publication of a dossier on a subject on the Library’s website. The dossiers include
a series of resources and explanations on how to use them during the teaching of their subjects.
Service 5: Suggest a dossier
Some courses have materials in physical formats. These materials are sent in the post. Shipment of
materials may be mandatory or optional. In the case of optional shipments, we will only send them if you
state that you want us to do so.
Service 6: Learning materials dispatch
24Service 7: Publish Final projects in OA
● We conduct an analysis and assessment of the learning resources of a subject
● we offer a report showing data on the current status of the matter; for instance, what learning
resources are offered in the classroom and some quantitative data with regard to them and a
number of proposed improvements to the learning resources (comments, recommendations and
proposals on adding and/or updating resources).
● We also help teachers to create the quality accreditation report for the programme
Service 8: Analyse and assest the learning resources