The Scientific Repository of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto's main goal is to provide all the scientific production of teachers, researchers and students of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto when possible in full text.The mission of the Scientific Repository of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto comprises up between two factors of extreme importance, the availability of scientific information and the preservation of digital information."Key Market": to make available in free access all the scientific production of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto."Contribution": aid students, researchers, teachers and the general public in obtaining reliable scientific production."Distinction": commitment that each user meets their scientific needs.