Training courses

The University Library Services libraries  offer guidance services and assistance  with bibliographic research through courses on how to use their services and resources.

The course aims to provide the skills you need to learn the best strategies to find documents on a specific topic using the resources provided by Politecnico and to write respecting copyright. 


  • bibliographic research, formulating a research strategy
  • selecting sources
  • accessing information: databases, electronic and printed journals, e-book and maps
  • managing bibliographies
  • DD and ILL services
  • copyright


Date and time : Next courses will be held in March/April.





  • How to cite the sources: books, articles, online resources, websites.
  • Citation styles: methods more in use (author-date system ; numbered system)
  • Refworks, a software to manage the bibliography: how to organize and create your own personal archive of bibliographic records; how to format citations  and bibliographies in a wide variety of styles.

Date and time

There are no courses scheduled in this period.


Courses materials

You can find all the courses materials on BeeP.

Courses on demand

The library services offer  faculty the possibility of requesting customised courses for their students. To request a course, you can  consult the list of available  subjects and sub-arguments  to organize  a course that best fits your educational needs.

For information and queries: apre una finestra per invio e-mailondemandSBA(at)
or Cristina Garanzini, tel. 02 2399 2551 

Presentations for international students

During the welcome week for the international students organized by the International students office we present you briefly the University Library services.