The library of the University is to support and actively guide educational and scientific processes in accordance with the expectations and needs of the academic staff and students. We have access to online journal and ebooks to support research and extracurricular activity for students and lecturers.
The publications (scientific papers, handbooks, scripts, conference materials, and yearbooks’ magazines) are collected in the fields of, among others: economy, management, and management in culturally diverse organizations, human relations, marketing, entrepreneurship, advertising, finance, banking, accounting , logistics, organization and economics of transport, hotel industry, computer science, mathematics, environmental protection, European Union, foreign languages, also from philosophy, psychology, sociology, law. The library also has special collections (standards, reports, recommendations) and audiovisual collections. A part of the primary collection is made available only in the reading room. Here, too, students have the opportunity to view magazines.
Virtual Library of Science
Virtual Library of Science (WBN) – access to resources only within the university – from desktop and wireless computers. WBN allows using databases: Elsevier; Springer; SciVerse Scopus; Wiley & Blackwell; Web of Knowledge [Web of Science / ICM – SCI-Ex database, SSCI and A & HCI | an informer or online access (including JCR and CPCI database) on a Web of Knowledge server (Thomson Reuters)]; EBSCO ; syndicated access to content resources; Polish publishing and bibliographic resources; other resources.
Web of Knowledge
In 2012, the national academic license will be continued for access to databases on the Web of Knowledge platform manufactured by Thomson Reuters. The license covers the Web of Science base package with yearbooks from 1945 to yearly inclusive (including SCIE database – archival years from 1945, SSCI – archival years from 1956, and AHCI – archive years from 1975), CPCI database (parts of Science and Social Science & Humanities, year 1990-2011) and the JCR database (the most recent published year). The set of databases is made available on the Publisher’s server. The WoS package is also archived, updated on a regular basis and made available on the server in the ICM (for now, the WoS yearbooks have been collected since 1996). The Web of Knowledge platform includes abstract-bibliometric bases, so-called citation indexes, which include:
The SCIE, SSCI and AHCI citation indexes are collectively referred to as the Web of Science (WoS) database [ search for the cited publication] being part of WoK. Quotation indexes contain abstracts, full bibliographic information and information about citations from magazines included in the Master Journal List, in which approximately 11,000 journals are subject to current indexation, including for SCIE – over 7100 journals from 1900 from science strict, for SSCI – over 2100 journals from 1956 from social sciences and for AHCI – over 1200 journals since 1975 in the humanities. In the SSCI and AHCI databases, selected articles from science magazines are additionally indexed. Each record in citation indexes contains a list of publications cited in a given article and quoting a given article. A special search mode of the “Cited Reference Searching” database allows to find quotations of articles of a specific author. The JCR database contains a ranking of magazine citation,
SciVerse Scopus database – contains 46 million records, 70% with abstracts, indexes almost 19,500 titles from 5,000 publishers from around the world, includes over 4.6 million articles from the conference, provides 100% indexing of the content of the Medline database, offers advanced tools for bibliometric evaluation of scientific research. Designed with scientists in mind, easy to use, the comprehensive SciVerse Scopus database allows you to quickly find the information you need, providing first-class support in the process of searching the scientific literature. Information on learning the possibilities of SciVerse Scopus is contained in the SciVerse Scopus User Guide .
EBSCO (Database: Business Source Premiere)
EBSCO Business Source Complete – the largest full-text database in the field of economics, business, marketing, management, accounting and finance. It contains 3,740 journal titles (2,027 peer-reviewed), including 2,841 full-text journals. The database also allows you to search academic citations and has profiles of 40,000 authors most often cited in the database. In addition to magazines, the database also contains full texts of financial, investment, industrial and economic reports, summaries of the best-known books in economics and business, selected books and monographs, ICON Group International publications, enterprise profiles and SWOT analyzes, and a series of seminars delivered at the Harvard University faculty (video). The database is updated daily.
An on-line reading room , legally providing the full circle of users with full, electronic versions of the most interesting publications of the PWN Scientific Publisher. You can also print selected fragments of books. Thanks to very low prices, PWN publications are available to practically everyone.
Full-text electronic journals . List of magazines with a scientific profile edited by the Jagiellonian Library (2249 titles). Resources are available free of charge in whole or in part on the Internet.
Polish electronic magazines ARIANTA . The database of scientific and professional Polish electronic magazines edited by the Library of the University of Silesia.
The IDEAS database is a large bibliographic database – in the field of economics – verified by the University of Connecticut. There are about one million information in the database, of which about 800,000 articles and other full-text materials.
Statistics offers help in understanding, as well as the use of statistical methods. The presented material has been developed by StatSoft’s R & D department, based on many years of experience in conducting statistical courses for students and graduates, and covers a wide range of applications, including business applications, forecasting, social sciences and surveys, laboratory (biomedical, agricultural, etc. .), data mining, applications in engineering and quality control as well as many others. The Online Statistics Handbook starts with a review of important (key) concepts, then we will find a detailed discussion of specific statistical domains, divided into chapters here, and available by pressing the corresponding buttons representing individual classes of analytical techniques. A glossary of statistical concepts as well as a bibliography are attached. An English version can be found at the addresshttp://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stathome.html .
Cooperation with National and International Libraries Using other libraries on the basis of a signed cooperation agreement. The University library on December 5, 2010 concluded an agreement on cooperation with university libraries in Poznań:
PTPN library (free of charge), Poznań, ul. Mielżyńskiego 27/29 / open: Mon-Fri. 9.00-17.45; on Saturdays 9.00-12.00;
Public Pedagogical Library (entry to the library – PLN 10) / Poznań, ul. Bułgarska 19 / open: Mon-Fri. 9.00-19.00; Saturdays 9.00-15.00
COMMUNICATION for those wishing to enrol in one of the above-mentioned libraries: you should contact the University library to download a certificate of studies or employment in the University. University employees and students can use the collections of libraries participating in the agreement, whose main idea is the coordination of activities in the field of access to collections.