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Description of the library card for temporary users 03


The library card for personnel with a non contractual association with CSIC is defined as status 03 in the CSIC Libraries Network. In the Tomás Navarro Tomás Library this card is assigned to users with a temporary association with CCHS for a period of more than 2 months.


Those who may apply for this card are: researchers from other centres and institutions on authorised temporary stays in CCHS, personnel of Service Companies that provide services to CCHS, and the students of masters organized by CCHS.

Applications should be made online through the web form.

The dates of the period of association with CCHS should be indicated in the application and all the obligatory fields of the application form marked* should be completed.

The concession of the card to course students and masters students will require the presentation of an enrolment list by the director of the Course.

In the case of theft or loss of the card, the user should request a new copy through the web form.

Characteristics of the card

  • It is free

  • It allows the following services to be used: consultation of documents in the reading room, online advance booking service, personal loan, inter-library loan, auto-loan and auto-return of free access items from the collection, information and reference service, copying and scanning service, and access to the Virtual Library.

  • It permits the loan of a maximum of 15 items for periods of 2 to 4 weeks, depending on the status of the documents. The period of validity ends 14 days prior to the end of the stay

  • Two weeks before the completion of the period of association with CSIC, any remaining documents to be returned will be requested and you will be notified of the forthcoming expiry of the card

  • In the event of your stay being extended, you may request the card to be renewed indicating the new dates. The library will renew the card when the new period of association has been confirmed with CCHS management. If not confirmed, the card will be converted to an external user 04 card

  • Cancellation will occur at the request of the reader or on completion of the period of association with CCHS. In this case the reader is obliged to return all copies that they have on loan and if they wish to be a user of the library they must apply for an external user 04 card

  • The library may apply fines or propose cancellation of the card if the user fails to fulfil the current regulations
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