All students, PhD students and staff of the MUG who have a valid MUG library card or MUG student ID activated as a library card:

>> are able to access Library e-resources via the HAN system while they are off campus

  • you don't need to fill in any forms or configure the web browser
  • just choose any of subscribed databases and the system will ask for your credentials to log in to your library's account (the login is your library's card number – in case of MUG's students it's 55000+album number)

The best way to start searching for materials that you need on a given topic is to use Multisearch tool which is available on the homepage of our Library's website. You may switch between different sections depending on the purpose of your search:

>> use the Multisearch search engine if you want to search most of the resources subscribed by the Library, including the Catalogue online;

>> use the Catalogue search engine if you are looking for books, e-books, print and electronic magazines without online articles;

>> use Google Scholar search engine if you are looking for access to more free scientific publications >> configure Google Scholar for MUG.



 >> find high quality scholarly resources directly from databases subscribed by the Library:

  • PubMed – a public version of Medline database created by the przez National Center for Biotechnology Information NCBI at NLM
  • Scopus - multidisciplinary bibliographic and abstract database
  • UpToDate - the most effective tool to support clinical decisions, ideal for patient's bedside care
  • Web of Science - a scientific platform of Clarivate Analytics


 >> use an alphabetical list of all databases



Medline: PubMed / OVID / Web of Science / EBSCO






Web of Science


>> use >> generally available scientific search engines:

FreeFull PDF, MedNar, Science ResearchWorld Wide Science, DOI, HON, OpenDOAR

>> export bibliographic descriptions directly from online databases into Zotero to automatically create bibliography




Library brochures:

Regulations of collecting personal data in Medical University of Gdańsk

On 27 April 2016 Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Union and of Council came into force. It relates to data processing for natural persons and the freedom of movement of such data. In the light of this and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), the Main Library would like to draw your attention to the following:

1. The administrator of your personal data is The Medical University of Gdańsk based in Gdańsk, Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie 3A, 80-210 Gdańsk,

2. The Data Protection Inspector at The Medical University of Gdańsk is Piotr Małecki (iod@gumed.edu.pl),

3. Your personal data will be processed using the Tricity Libraries IT System (Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music, Gdynia Maritime University, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, European Solidarity Centre) in order to enable the use of library resources on the basis of art. 6 par. 1 lit. A of the general regulation of personal data of 27 April 2016,

4. Your personal data will not be disclosed to other entities, except for entities authorized under the law, debt collection companies or companies supporting IT services,

5. Your personal data will be kept for a period required by law,

6. You have access to the content of your data and the right to demand its rectification. You have the right to remove data or limit its use. Further you have the right to transfer data and to raise an objection on how your data is processed. You may withdraw your legal consent for the use of your data at any time,

7. You have the right to make a complaint to the Office for Personal Data Protection if your complaint is justified and the administrator is found to be in breach of the general regulation of personal data of 27 April 2016,

8. Providing personal data is voluntary, however, the refusal to provide them may result in the refusal to provide the service.