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Polimi research tools

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  • BibliosearchGo
  • CatalogueGo
  • PolitesiGo
  • GeodataGo
  • E-journals, e-books and databases listsGo
  • Materioteca catalogueGo
  • Printed books and journals
  • Electronic resources
  • Post-graduate and PhD theses
  • Maps
  • Databases
  • Materials
  • To search for books or ebooks enter significant words of the title and the author's surname

  • If you are outside Politecnico you have to configure your browser and set the proxy credentials which are different from your university credentials.  Instructions on proxy service

  • Some databases for commercial reasons cannot be searched through BIBLIOSEARCH, but only using directly the native interface: AIDA - Analisi Informatizzata delle Aziende, IEEE Xplore, Leggi d'Italia Professionale, Lexis Nexis Academic, Urbadoc

  • Electronic resources are: electronic journals, electronic journal articles, e-books

  • The catalogue includes only paper theses: post-graduate theses until April 2010 and PhD theses until 2011. Some of these theses are available in digital format and they can be read only in the local library network..

  • To search the catalogue and to use the personal area services also the app PolimiLibrary is available.

  • When you are searching cartorgraphic materials start your search from Geodata geoportal.
    You can zoom in on the area of interest or key in the name of the location or address and view, as in a core drill, the "stratigraphy" of the cartographic documents representing that portion of the region.
    If you are searching cartographic materials you can ask for support to Reference service in Leonardo Campus Library. 

  • POLItesi includes digital thesesm post-graduate eheses from July 2010 and PhD theses from 2012. 

  • In POLIteso the descriptive data is accessible to all users who consult the archive, while access to the full text of the theses is regulated by the option chosen by graduating students at the time of submission.
    For further information on consulting POLItesi read the FAQ

Other research tools

ArchiVista - archival inventories research

Through online inventories made available on the Web site ArchiVista you can search among the records of the archival fonds stored in the Historical Archives, produced and collected by corporate bodies or people during their activity.

In the ArchiVista environment, you can consult

  • the databases of descriptions of archival fonds
  • the details of historical or biographical profiles related to the creators of the archives (corporate bodies or people)
  • the details about the projects of the archival description of the fonds or conversion of previous finding aid.

Cadastral maps search

You can search via the historical toponym, current toponym or ISTAT code.
You find detailed information about cadastral maps on the website page about cartography.