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UB CRAI for visiting users

UB CRAI for visiting users

UB CRAI for visiting users

As a general rule, visitors can access the Learning and Research Resources Centre (CRAI) libraries during the opening hours and access the collections. However, during exam periods or high-demand ones, temporary access restrictions may be in place.

Besides, visitors have access to a variety of services and resources freely available on-site and online, and to others that demand an access fee.


On-site services and resources

  • On-site services and resources


  • Access to books, printed magazines and journals and other documents stored in CRAI libraries
  • Access to open-access and subscribed electronic resources through the computers provided for visitors, to be found in all CRAI libraries
  • Help service from specialized staff to ask questions and resolve doubts
  • Connection to Eduroam WiFi network available for visitors from member organizations


Online services and resources

  • Online services and resources


  • Access to Cercabib, the discovery tool offered by CRAI to search and locate from a single interface all resources simultaneously
  • Access to user self-training material
  • Access to digital open-access repositories at the University or by consortia:
    • Publications that are a result of teaching, research and institutional activities of the UB community in the Universitat de Barcelona Digital Repository
    • Publications of scientific journals edited by the UB at RCUB (Revistes Científiques de la Universitat de Barcelona)
    • Singular digitized heritage collections of the UB at BiPaDi (Biblioteca Patrimonial Digital)
  • Questions about CRAI Libraries and their services and resources at S@U (User Support Service) virtual service, available 24x7


Services and resources with an access fee

  • Services and resources with an access fee


Please check the applicable service fees and payment options for each service.


For more information, consult the FAQs or contact us via the> User Support Service (S@U).



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