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The subject guide are selected resources (databases, books, websites...) organised by disciplines or subject. There are free ones, but restringed others, so you have to install the VPN to access from a external computer to UV.
As complementary consult to all subjects there are these ones:

Resources and digital collections:

  • Collection of the Historical Library (directory of digital libraries).
  • Hispana: Directory and collector of digital collections of archives, libraries and Spanish museums. Is the Spanish point of Europeana
  • Datacatlogs: Directory of catalogues of full-text documents in open access
  • European Library: Website of quick and easy access to the collections (catalogue) of 48 National libraries of Europe and other Research Libraries
  • CLACSO. Libreria Latinoamericana: more than 1,000 books (January 2014)in Spanish on open access about social sciences, published since 1967 in fulltext for and free download.
  • Simurg: digitalized heritage works collection of CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas).
  • Open Library of Humanities: humanities megajournal project.
  • Research Support by UC3M.
  • GITtenberg: open source collaborative community that publishes public domain books (EPUB, PDF and Kindle formats).


Databases These are the accessible databases from the website of the library in which you can find information:

  • ISOC- Social Sciences and Humanities  (CSIC). It contains mainly references and some full texts.
  • Social Science Citation Index (Web of Science):references of published articles in more of 5.000 journals of Social Sciences at international level.
  • Scopus: references of approximately 16,300 journals from 4,000 publishers, 700 proceedings of conferences, 1,200 open access journals, 386 millions of scientific websites.
  • Periodicals Archive Online: archive of hundreds of digitized journals published in the field of arts, humanities and social sciences. The information included has a retrospective nature, as the publications are emptied from the first issue until 1990/1995. It offers the full text of the articles.
  • Periodicals Index Online: database of millions of references of published articles in journals of art, humanities and social sciences from the first issue until 1990/1995.
  • Journal Citation Reports: impact journals at international level.
  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank: scientific indicators on journals and countries.
  • IN-RECS: impact of scientific literature of social sciences published in Spain till 2011
  • IN-RECH: impact of scientific literature of human sciences published in Spain, 2004-2008


Dissertations and Bacherlos thesisTFGs


  • Roderic: Theses from the Universitat de València.
  • Dissertations on the net (TDX-TDR): full text doctoral theses of Spanish universities.
  • Dart-Europe full text dissertations of European universities (including TDR / TDX and many more).
  • TESEO: reference databases of defended and apt theses in the Spanish universities since 1976.
  • Dissertations and Theses: contains more than 1,500,000 references of doctoral and master theses from more than 500 universities around the world.
  • You can choose from catalogue the option "Tesis" to second pull down menu instead "All catalogue".
  • Here to find more sources of information about theses (compiled by Biblioteca de Ciències Socials "Gregori Maians")

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