Loans of UB documents

prestec llibreThe document loan service can be used to consult CRAI materials outside of library premises for a certain period of time. To use this service, you must hold a UB Card or another document that indicates your entitlement to loan items.

By logging into My Account, you can consult the catalog, renew loans, reserve items and check your reading record.

You can request and return documents from other CRAI libraries at any CRAI loan desk. You can also return documents in the return boxes available at: Bellvitge Campus, Clínic Campus, Economic and Business - Research, Law, Mundet Campus, Philology and Philosophy, Geography and History. The return boxes are accessible on the days and hours of opening of the respective faculties, with the only exception of Law, which is always available.

Aimed at: 

  • Members of the UB community (teaching staff, researchers, students, PTGAS, and Alumni UB authorized members)
  • External users from institutions and organizations that have an agreement with the UB for this purpose.


Terms, conditions and loan periods

The conditions and length of a standard document loan vary according to the type of user: 

  • UB teaching and research staff (PDI): 40 items for up to 60 days.
  • Postgraduate students and technical, management and administrative and service staff (PTGAS): 20 items for up to 30 days.
  • Bachelor's degree, postgraduate, Alumni UB authorized and university extension students: 10 items for up to 21 days.
  • Health professionals at university hospitals, UB teaching and research staff (PDI) affiliated to centres with specific collaboration agreements with the UB or that belong to the UB Group and researchers at affiliated or associated research institutes, research institutes in which the UB participates, and research institutes with specific collaboration agreements with the UB or that are members of the UB Group: 15 items for up to 21 days.
  • Students enrolled at centres that have a specific agreement with the UB or are part of the UB Group: 5 items for up to 10 days.

The length of other loan types is the same for all users: 

  • Recommended bibliography: 10 days.
  • Recommended bibliography for weekends: 3 days. (from Friday to Monday).
  • Audiovisuals: 21 days.


Loan of documents for exhibitions: : see the person in charge of the CRAI Library  at which the document is stored. This is a paid service. See the regulations.

PUC or library consortium loans Interlibrary loan Loan of study rooms, laptops and other equipment