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Description of the library card for external users 04

Definition

This library card can be requested by all researchers, lecturers, PhD holders, graduates and university students who need to use the bibliographic collections of the library.

Regulations

Those who may request this card are: researchers, teachers, PhD holders, graduates and students taking the final courses of their degree who need to make use of the bibliographic collection of the library.

Researchers who require to use the bibliographic collections available at the library may also apply for this library card. These applications will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Applications should be made online through the web form. The documentation requested for each type of applicant can be sent by email to the library through the application form or presented at the main reception desk of the Tomás Navarro Tomás Library.

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

Documents needed to request a library card:

  • Researchers, teachers and PhD holders: Document certifying their status, photocopy of their identity card or passport and a passport size photograph.

  • Graduates: Degree, photocopy of their identity card or passport and a passport size photograph. Students of the final course of their degree: Current university enrolment form, photocopy of their identity card or passport and a passport size photograph.

  • University students: registration form for the current university year, photocopy of your national identity card or passport and a passport size photograph.

  • Non graduate researchers: Application accompanied by a statement justifying the need to consult the bibliographic collection. Each request will be evaluated on an individual basis and, if accepted, the applicant must present a photocopy of their identity card or passport and a passport size photograph at the library.

The library will respond to all applications by email indicating the status of the request and if any clarification is necessary or other additional documents are required.

Characteristics of the card

  • It is free.

  • It allows the reader to be a user of the CSIC Libraries Network.

  • Allows the following services to be used: consultation of documents in the reading room, online advance booking service, personal 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 3 items for periods of 2 to 4 weeks, depending on the status of the documents.

  • It permits free movement in the areas where the free access bibliographic collection (floor 0 and -1) and the journal library of recent issues (floor 1) are held.

  • The validity of the card is annual. Renewal must be requested at the main reception desk of the library.

  • Cancellation will occur at the request of the reader or on completion of the period of association with CCHS (CSIC). In this case the reader is obliged to return all works that they have on loan.

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