Documentation and Information Service (DIS)

The DIS is a functional unit of support, entrusted with proposing the acquisition, compilation and diffusion of scientific, pedagogical and technical documentation related to school activities, as well as promoting the cooperation with congenerous services and institutions.


The DIS is overseen by the Technical-Scientific Board and under the responsibility of the Directing Board, with links to bibliotheconomy and information.




The DIS has the mission of providing the Nursing School of Coimbra (ESEnfC) with the bibliographical and informative resources necessary for permanent teaching, research and educational activities.
Within the scope of its functions, it guarantees technical bibliographical treatment and bibliographical database management, at the same time as it provides and promotes the access of ESEnfC users to different sources of information.


Functional Aeas
At present DIS facilities (located on the last floor of the ESEnfC on Campus A, and the first floor of the ESEnfC on Campus B) include reading rooms and group work rooms. There are six group work rooms and one reading room (Campus A) and five group work rooms (Campus B) outside the DIS facilities.
The reading rooms are intended for the academic community of the ESEnfC, as well as for identified external users.



  • Reception and Support
  • Presential Reading (free)
  • Loaning
  • Internet
  • Databases
  • Copying Service
  • Inter-Library Loaning
  • Regulations


Opening Hours

During school terms:

Monday to Friday > 8:30am - 8:00pm

Saturday > 9:00am - 1:00pm


Monday to Friday > 9:00am - 1:00pm

2:00pm - 6:00pm

 Saturday - Campus B

Guide for Paper Production - link


Production and Presentation Standards for Dissertations/Project Works/Traineeship Final Reports - link


User Guide and Loan regulations - link


Last Acquisitions - link


General Information

Documentation and Information Service Nursing School of Coimbra

Phone: +351 239 802 850

Fax: +351 239 442 648




Bibliographical Research  - Campus A

Bibliographical Research  - Campus B


Libraries (OPAC' s)




Education/Higher Education








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