User training

The Scientific Library offers group trainings and individual consultations for users to make the most of our resources.

1. Library section in ORTUS portal:

  • Search in the electronic catalog
  • Book reservation and renewal
  • Electronic resources (subscribed online e-journals databases and e-books databases)

2. How to find library resources using PRIMO:

  • Single search box for all resources - printed and electronic
  • User account, book reservations and renewals
  • Limiting search results
  • Access to electronic resources (e-journal articles & e-books)
  • e-resources A to Z (ExLibris SFX)

3. Overview of the Library's e-resources:

  • Databases of subscribed electronic journals & conference proceedings (ScienceDirect, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, ACM Digital Library, Wiley Online Library, EBSCOhost)
  • Databases of subscribed electronic books (O’Reilly, EBSCOhost eBook Academic Collection, ProQuest eBook Central, SpringerLink)
  • Bibliographic databases Web of Science and Scopus
  • How to access to e-resources from ORTUS and PRIMO

4. Library tour - information about the collection, study areas, services and regulations.

Apply for training

Training location: RTU Central Library, Paula Valdena street 5, Riga.

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