Located at the UFP headquarters is designated Fernando Pessoa Library (BFP) since August 2012, following the regrouping of the libraries. Working in open access system it is organized according to the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC). It regards the UFP community, as well as any interested reader.
The documental repository consists of books, periodicals, psychological tests, cartographic materials and reference works, about the areas of science and knowledge, organization, information, documentation, philosophy, psychology, religion, theology, social sciences, statistics, economics , commerce, law, politics, public administration, social work, education, mathematics, natural sciences, applied sciences, technology, art, recreation, entertainment, language, linguistics, literature, geography and history. It also integrates a special collection, the Alexandrino Severino’s Legacy, donated to the university by the Brazilian writer and Pessoa’s researcher, Alexandrino Severino.
The library has a reading room with seating for 68 people, a higher level with 8 seats, a technical office, 2 group study offices and research stations equipped with Internet access, intended exclusively for students and employees of UFP associated in group, in order not to disturb the environment of silence that must exist in the reading room.
It has lockers, equipment, printing, copying and scanning in self-service system, and coverage of wireless network (wireless).
Opening hours during class periods:
08:00h – 20:00h (Mon-Thur) and 08:00h .. 18:00h (Friday)
Address: Praça 9 de Abril, 349 | 4249-004 Porto
Tel: +351 22 5071301