Coordinated by the Learning and Research Resources Centre (CRAI), the University of Barcelona
offers the university community the UB Library, a network of nineteen different library centres
located on-campus in the UB's faculties and schools. Its collection of almost two million books and
specialist journals in printed and electronic formats makes the UB Library one of the largest in
Catalonia and in Spain.
The UB Library offers its users the following services and resources:
- nineteen libraries equipped with individual study spaces, self-access learning facilities and
IT support of different kinds, with opening hours designed to serve the UB community's different
- a varied range of library and information resources;
- historic reserves and current collections in both book and document formats adapted to serve
the purposes of teaching, research and study;
- specialized support for teaching staff and researchers;
- experienced staff offering personal attention to students, teachers and researchers.