Escuela Técnica Superior de
Ingeniería y Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid


Video of the official inauguration May 11, 2010

The library of the Technical University of Madrid has 20 locations at the different Colleges and Faculties, among them the Campus Sur Library, opened at January of the 2010. The main information about this library is:

- 62.500 books
- 79 magazines titles
- 1.383 DVDs and videos
- 10.204 Final projects
-  Laptops lending
4986 m2 working area (4 floors)
-  773 reading places
-  79 computing places
-  Rooms : computing, newspaper library, media library, researchers, work in groups, all-purpose rooms
-  Wifi access in all the space

Opening and lending timetable:
Monday to Sunday 9-22 h

Special days: 9-20 h.
Except some holidays

Lending rules

For more information:
Campus Sur Library's leaflet



UPM Library's information resources


  • Metabuscador Ingenio: Fast and easy tool to access, search and recovery electronic resources easier. Provides an only interface, with a search, recovery and surfing system that allows the user to access from one point to the multiples resources offered by the UPM: magazines and lectures articles of Telecommunications Databases (IEEE Xplore, CiteSeerX, Compendex (Engineering Village), Web of Science (ISI),...), electronic magazines, electronic books, thesis, patents, standards, e-prints, libraries catalogues, web resources, electronic encyclopedias and dictionaries, official bulletins... 

  • IEEE Xplore  Access to the whole text of every Magazine, Conference and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) standards. 

General search at the catalogue of books and electronic resources of UPM Library.

Access to electronic books of several series:

- Safari

- Springer Books Series

- Polytechnic Digital Series 
  Documents and objects (texts, images, video, etc) in electronic format of th university. 

- UPM Digital File
  The UPM Digital File houses the academic and scientific documentation (thesis, PFCs,
  etc) in electronic format. 

  • Recommended Bibliographies : Recommended books for the ETSIST subjects.

  • Digital Cartography
    Collection of vectorial topographical maps (4150 vectorial maps, scale 1:25.000) of the National Institute of Geography. Accessible only from the UPM net. 

  • Bibliographical Treasures
    Reviews of the bests books that UPM has. Clicking on the link it is possible to obtain more historic information of the books. 

  • CEYDE: European Center of Documentation.

Lecture of information about the use of the library resources:
Access from Moodle of puesta a punto or from formación
- Material about the using of the library resources.
- Standards (UNE, ETSI, ISO, ITU-T, ITU-R )
- Search and procedures for the Patents application: (OEPM Spanish Office of Patents and Brands ).