- Regular, during academic period - From Monday to Friday: 9 am to 8 pm
- During school holidays - From Monday to Friday: 9, 30 am to 5, 30 pm, sometimes reduced due to unusual causes, duly announced.
- Reference Services at the entrance, next to the reference collection;
- Reading Room with open access book stacks;
- Informal reading space next to a journal permanent exhibition;
- There are several computers either workstations or laptops, all with Internet access. There is wireless access at the Library.
- Textbooks and study books;
- Scientific journals;
- Library OPAC;
- Other search tools;
- Manages document circulation via the usual lending services;
- Orients and guides in locating and getting documents non available in its own collections;
- Orients and guides in information searches;
- Participates in Interlibrary Lending and Delivery Services
The Library is the institutional focal point to collect bibliographic production data of FCM’s authors.
The Library participates in some Projects at university level: Information Literacy - Besides cooperating in this university strategic project in partnership with other professional specialists and other Academic Units, the Library also offers Information Literacy sessions to FCM’s users namely annual sessions to new first year students. The library also orients a specific optional module integrated into the Doctoral Programme.
Institutional Repository - Within this project, the Library has been promoting several activities aiming to facilitate the participation of institutional authors into the university Repository – RUN.
New University of Lisbon Choir - founded in 1988, it is composed of members of the University’s various faculties. http://www.unl.pt/coro
The Faculty of Medical Sciences’ Academic Association – Responsible for the welcoming of new students, it was started in 1998.
Miguel Torga theatre Group – started in 1995, it comprises members of other faculties and Universities. http://www.gtmigueltorga.com/
- Tuna Médica de Lisboa – in existence since 1995, it is composed of member of Lisbon’s two Medical Faculties. http://www.tunamedica.com/
- Medical Education and Students Representation
- Health of Populations
- Biomedical Research
- Culture and Social Integration
Association of former students of the Faculty of Medical Sciences http://www.aaafcml.org/
Library, Documentation and Information Centre - Faculty of Medical Sciences
From a regular cooperation programme with the Students’ Association, students work as library assistants to support library extension hours.
It is a specialized library in Medicine, and its related and complementary subjects.
Though mainly directed to the Faculty’s members, FCM library is open to the public in general for “on site” use.
The Central Library of the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FCM) is about 300 square feet with 70 seats.
To provide additional space conditions there are 2 library extensions at affiliated hospitals in Lisbon: one at the Faculty’s building within Pulido Valente Hospital and a small nucleus at Hospital D. Estefânea.
Space organization at the Central Library:
Library website (in Portuguese language):
Called “BiblioMedConsulta” this digital interface to the Library, among general library characteristics, offers specific contents created to provide guidance in information research topics to its users, Faculty’s members and general public as well .
Besides paper documents (books and journals) the library offers most of its electronic information sources on remote access via the Web.
UNL is a member of B-ON national consortium and FCM participates in UNL’s cooperative subscriptions, so that the Library offers access to those sources as well.
The Library provides several distance services to FCM users, namely providing “difficult” located articles.
The Library also has a sector providing assistance in some bibliometric matters and also offering training in the use of “citation managers”.
At FCM level:
Ramiro Ávila Medical School building at Hospital Pulido Valente, EPE
This building, located in Hospital de Pulido Valente, is a visible part of the Faculty’s agreement with its associated Hospitals network and serves the purpose of providing classrooms for the students of the subjects that take place in this hospital. This infrastructure contains several features including several variously sized classrooms prepared for training on models as well as problem based learning, a cafeteria (Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 17:00), meeting rooms, a library, dressing rooms with lockers, and is open 24 hours per day, everyday except during school holidays and August.
Coordinator: Teresa Magalhães Godinho, MD, PhD
Administrative Assistant: Mr. João Cardoso
Phone: +351 21 759 31 58
Fax: +351 21 759 40 84
The International Relations Office is responsible for student mobility to and from the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FCM), which is done under: · The European Lifelong Learning Project, specifically Erasmus. · As Free-mover clinical clerkships. · The Santander Portuguese-Brazilian University Scholarships programme. · Specific agreements between the New University of Lisbon’s and Brazilian Universities. FCM’s specific Erasmus rules can be can be checked here and additional information can be found in http://www.fcm.unl.pt/erasmus/index.htm. also, practical information common to all of the New University of Lisbon’s academic units, are available in this guide. Contacts and information International Relations Coordinator: Prof.ª Doutora Maria Emília Monteiro Erasmus Programme Coordinator: Prof.ª Doutora Teresa Gamboa Gabinete de Relações Internacionais Tel.: (+351) 21 880 30 71 Student attendance hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 13:30 to 16:00
Faculdade de Ciências Médicas
Campo Mártires da Pátria, 130
Fax: (+ 351) 21 880 30 67
The International Relations Office is responsible for student mobility to and from the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FCM), which is done under:
· The European Lifelong Learning Project, specifically Erasmus.
· As Free-mover clinical clerkships.
· The Santander Portuguese-Brazilian University Scholarships programme.
· Specific agreements between the New University of Lisbon’s and Brazilian Universities.
FCM’s specific Erasmus rules can be can be checked here and additional information can be found in http://www.fcm.unl.pt/erasmus/index.htm. also, practical information common to all of the New University of Lisbon’s academic units, are available in this guide.
Contacts and information
International Relations Coordinator: Prof.ª Doutora Maria Emília Monteiro
Erasmus Programme Coordinator: Prof.ª Doutora Teresa GamboaAdministrative officers: Mr. Michael Bright / Ms. Paula Paraíso
Gabinete de Relações Internacionais
Tel.: (+351) 21 880 30 71
Student attendance hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 13:30 to 16:00
For information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information: http://ilnova.fcsh.unl.pt/
The Faculty of Medical Sciences’ students have access to a canteen at the main building and at the Medical School Building at Hospital Pulido Valente. Also, upon the display of their student card, have access to all the canteens of the New University of Lisbon, the University of Lisbon, the Technical University of Lisbon and the Polytechnic University of Lisbon.
Special needs facilities
Extra curriculum activities
The students association of the Faculty of Medical Sciences was created on the 15th of May, 1979. Its Goals are to represent the Faculty’s students, and to carry out several activities in view of a comprehensive educational experience.
This activities are carried out in four main areas:
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