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Library regulations and users

    To access the Tomás Navarro Tomás Library it is necessary to possess a library card, a temporary pass for the library or to have a CSIC Libraries Network card. If you do not have a card and you would like to visit our facilities, please, read carefully the question about how to request one.

    Who can be a user?

    The Tomás Navarro Tomás Library is a scientific library specialized in the areas of Human and Social Sciences.

    Due to the specialization of its collection it is orientated at qualified users.

    All scientists and researchers of public or private institutions, PhD holders as well as graduates and final year university students who can demonstrate their eligibility following the indications of the current regulations can be users of the library.

    Additionally, those not included in the previously mentioned groups who may need to consult the library collection may be users. For these cases, applications will be evaluated individually.

    How to apply for a library card or a temporary pass for the Tomás Navarro Tomás Library?

    You may apply for a library card or a temporary pass by completing the application form available on the webpage, or in person at the library reception desk.

    What types of library card exist?

    The Tomás Navarro Tomás Library has three categories of users: internal, external and libraries or information science centres. Each category has a different type of library card. Please, select your category on our webpage, consult the characteristics of each type and request the one which suits your profile.

    In addition, the library envisages the occasional use of its facilities and has a temporary pass service available. If you are thinking about visiting the Tomás Navarro Tomás Library for the first time, please, consult this service on our webpage.

    What regulations do you need to be aware of before visiting us?

    All users utilizing the library facilities must leave their belongings in the lockers located at the library entrance. You are allowed to enter with library writing material and laptop computers, but you are not allowed access with books, handbags, bags, food or drinks. If you need any document, please ask our library assistant.

    At the entrance you will find the reception desk. Our library assistant will provide you with all the information that you request on your first visit and will clarify any doubts that you might have.

    Before accessing the library collection areas you must present your library card. If you do not have one, the library assistant will inform you on how to obtain one.

    On the library webpage and at the main library desk you will find all the information that you may need. Our library assistants will help you to become acquainted with our services.

    The library is a space for working and studying which we must all respect. The collection, the consultation resources and the reproduction equipment are at your service. Please, make appropriate use of the facilities.

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