Get to know the CRAI Library
Librarianship and Documentation
CRAI Library of Library Science and Information http://crai.ub.edu/es/conoce-el-crai/bibliotecas/biblioteca-biblioteconomia
It began its activities in 1920 as the library of the School of Libraries, created in 1915 by the Commonwealth of Catalonia.
As the first specialized library in the State, the collection brings together the most representative publications in its field throughout the 20th century.
Currently, it combines the specialized funds of the studies taught at the Faculty: Degree in Information and Documentation, Degree in Audiovisual Communication, Master's Degree in Digital Content Management, Master's Degree in School Library and Reading Promotion, Postgraduate Diploma in Bookstore, etc.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Letter of Services CRAI UB
1 microfiche reader
24 PCs, 4 Macs and 15 laptops
WiFi zone and Red Eduroam throughout the library. How to access
2 self-service photocopiers/printers. One with a black and white scanner.
1 group work room (6 people) with a computer. How to reserve them
143 reading points
1 Information and loan
2 newspaper library
4 Modern background
5 Historical background
Background: organization and distribution of space
The catalog of the UB libraries
It is the main access tool to all the documents available in libraries (books, magazines, electronic resources, sound recordings, videos, multimedia, etc.) and to an important ancient collection (manuscripts, incunabula, parchments, engravings, printed books from the 16th century to 1820 ).
It has: quick search, advanced search (allows you to use Boolean operators, limit by location, language, year of publication and type of material) and other searches (ISBN/ISSN, topographic, collection).
See catalog reference guide.
Perform simultaneous searches on groups of selected resources, as long as the resource allows it (metasearchable resources, the icon appears: ).
The ReFencer+ offers a single point of access to different electronic resources. It allows you to find journal articles and other electronic documents by searching a single central database, and access the full text if it is available. See reference guide.
The ReFencer+ will allow you to:
Locate e-journals and access the full texts of the articles.
Locate the e-resources subscribed to by the UB and access a selection of free access e-resources. Search for specific bibliography on different topics and access the full text (if we have subscribed to the publication).
The Virtual Campus
The Virtual Campus is an online learning environment adapted to the face-to-face, blended and distance learning needs of the University of Barcelona and the entire UB Group.
The bibliography recommended by each professor within the virtual space is linked to the Catalog of UB Libraries, so that you can quickly find out about the availability of this document in the Library.
For inquiries, doubts or incidents, go to[emailprotected]That is the presentation of CampusVirtual 2014.
This is a service that gives you access to your CRAI user registry.
Once identified, you can see and renew your loans, make reservations, create registration lists, access the catalog query, consult your loan history (if you activate it), as well as select and save your preferred searches.
Access to University e-resources
The SIRE (Intermediary Service for Access to Electronic Resources) allows access to the electronic information resources contracted by the CRAI of the UB from a computer, client or device located inside and outside the UB network. It is based on OCLC's EZproxy solution.
It is aimed at PDI, PAS and students of the University of Barcelona.
You can consult the SIRE guide.
Codes and passwords to authenticate in online services and resources http://crai.ub.edu/es/que-ofrece-el-crai/acceso-recursos/acceso-recursos-autenticacion
Document loan service
The loan of documents makes it easier to consult the CRAI's bibliographic collections outside its premises for a determined period of time. To be able to use this service, it is essential to have a UB card or a document proving the right to borrow. You can also request documents from other UB libraries, which normally arrive in 2-3 days.
Documents excluded from loan
Books identified with a red sticker
Undergraduate, postgraduate and university extension students: undergraduate students from the University and affiliated, inter-university, homologation, national or international mobility centers, IL3 students enrolled in University courses, own postgraduate courses, university extension courses and the University of Experience.
Teaching and research staff
(PDI) of the University of Barcelona: active, retired or emeritus professors from the University, from affiliated centers with venia docendi, from the School of Modern Languages, Hispanic Studies and Language Services, invited or visiting PDI, department researchers or research groups from the University and researchers from the Jaume Almera Institute of the CSIC.
Third-cycle students and administration and services staff (PAS) of the University of Barcelona (doctoral students, third-cycle students with scholarships and teaching assignments, official, own and inter-university master's degrees and active or retired PAS of the university).
20 documents 15 documents
Recommended bibliography (BR): 10 days
Staff from teaching hospitals (Clínico, Bellvitge and Sant Joan de Déu), PDI from centers in agreement with the University and the UB Group —including ICE professors who are members of the university and research grantees from the Jaume Almera Institute of the CSIC — and staff from investigative institutes, affiliated, linked, in agreement or from the UB Group.
Recommended bibliography weekend (BR Weekend): 3 days
Audiovisuals: 7 days
Unlimited as long as the document has not been reserved. You can renew your documents on loan at the counter, by phone or by web, from the My account option (https://cataleg.ub.edu/patroninfo*spi) that you will find on the catalog consultation screen . Explanatory video
You can reserve documents through the catalog if you first identify yourself in My Account https://cataleg.ub.edu/patroninfo*spi or from the library loan counter. How to make reservations online.
Failure to return on time entails a suspension of the service, per day of delay and document, of:
Normal and audiovisual loan: 1 day Recommended Bibliography loan: 4 days Weekend BR loan: 6 days
Maximum 8 reservations
By activating the history from the My account option, you can consult the documents that you have had on loan throughout your studies at the UB and carry out other operations.Guide
Consortium Loan Service (PUC)
The PUC is a free syndicated loan service that allows users of member libraries of the Consortium of University Services of Catalonia (CSUC) to request and borrow documents from another CSUC library.
How to request a document:
• In person: PUC on site, in the library where the documents are found.• Remotely: PUC via web, through the Collective Catalog of the Universities of Catalonia
v(CCUC), with the new interface (http://puc.cbuc.cat).
Be registered and updated in the user database of the loan service of your institution. Not have expired loan documents. Not be blocked or penalized in the loan service.
To use this service it is essential:
Where are the documents returned?
In any Library of the UB In any of the libraries of the institution to which the document belongs
What are the PUC loan conditions?
User type Number of
Grade students, 1st and 2nd cycle
4 4 10 5
Postgraduate, 3rd cycle, master's or doctoral students
8 4 20 5
PDI of the universities and users of the Library of Catalonia
8 4 20 5
PAS of the universities and workers of the Library of Catalonia
8 4 20 5
Other authorized users 4 4 10 5
laptop loan service
The Library Science Library has 15 laptops to provide students, teachers and administration and services staff with access to electronic information and the UB Wi-Fi network.
To access the laptop loan you need:
Sign the laptop contract.
You can sign the contract and borrow the laptops at the Library counter.
Have the updated UB card.
Not have any sanction for delay in the return of documents at the time of the loan.
Interlibrary Loan Free photocopies
The objective of the interlibrary loan service is to locate and obtain the original or copy of any type of document that is not found in the CRAI of the UB and that is not available at other Catalan universities through the PUC.
It also acts as a borrowing center for own funds for other institutions.
This service is subject to fees.
This service allows you to obtain a free copy (on paper or in electronic format) of articles from journals subscribed to by the UB that are not found in the CRAIBiblioteca that you regularly use and that are not accessible in electronic format.
Example: Your work location is Library Science and you want a magazine article found in Letters.
Service addressed to: Professors and researchers
3rd cycle students
Administration and services staff of the UB
The Library has two photocopiers/printers in the Reprography Room. you can send
print jobs from library computers.
print and photocopy
To send a document to print: File > Print
select OCE 2070 or OCE 1055
You will need a card that can be purchased at the vendors that you will find next to the machines.
1 card + 10 copies = €1.50
Once you have purchased the card, you only have to top it up with the number of copies you need (€0.09/2 copies).
Each computer is identified with an OCE printer user number. Take note of this number and go to the photocopier. Look for your number on the screen, select the document and press the green button.
User Care Service –[emailprotected]
The Service of Attention to the Users ([emailprotected]) is a virtual information service whose purpose is to resolve any query both about the CRAI Libraries and about their services and resources. Remember that before asking a question you can consult the Frequently Asked Questions in case there is already an answer to your doubt or question.
through the[emailprotected]You can also send us complaints, suggestions and thanks.
This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
CRAI 2.0. Participate and inform!
Issue http://issuu.com/bib76 (publications, reading guides...)
e-mail[emailprotected](suggestions, doubts, subscription to the weekly news bulletin...)
Propose the purchase of new books: http://www.bib.ub.edu/fileadmin/desiderates/pasdesi.htm
Thank you so much!
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