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1. PRESENTATION The Library of the University of Navarra places at the disposal of its users a collection of over one million volumes and a considerable amount of electronic resources, with ample opening hours and installations endowed with adequate infrastructures for research and study.

In these pages information of interest for users is included, which can be extended by consulting the Library’s Web Page, which I invite the reader to consult. On behalf of the professionals who work in the Library of the University of Navarra, I wish to cordially greet those reading these pages, and I thank you in advance for any suggestions or proposals you should wish to put forth so that we may continue to improve the services we are offering.

VĂ­ctor Sanz Library Director


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2. ACCESS TO THE SERVICES To use the Library services, users must have a University card. It will be provided in a different location according to the type of user: · Students, postgraduates, MA students: General Offices. · Lecturers and staff: Human Resources Service. · Alumni Navarrensis members: Bibliographic Information Desk (new Humanities Library building). · Faculty guests: Head of Department who vouched them.


3.1. Humanities Library It locates the different departments of the Library which are in charge of the management of the bibliographic collection and its processing. The following rooms are also there: · Newspaper Room: 58 seats available. For users carrying out research with newspapers and periodicals, it contains general information and the official gazettes and periodicals collection. · Multimedia Room: 22 seats available. It contains DVDs, VHS videos, cassettes, vinyl records, CD-ROM, microfiche, etc., with appropriate playback facilities. · Researchers Room: 615 seats available and 9 seminar rooms are available to users. For the exclusive use of researchers (lecturers, postgraduates, etc.), it covers the Law, Humanities and Social Science bibliographic collection. · Undergraduates Room: 491 seats available and 12 computers for bibliographic searches and requests. It contains the recommended reading lists of the different subject areas together with the books most frequently used by students. · Group Study Room: 20 seats available for a maximum of 4 groups. · Reference Room: 72 seats available. It contains all the general-content items (dictionaries, encyclopedias, index collections, etc). · Special Collections Room: It is provided with 12 seats and a reference collection. It offers items that require special care because of their antiquity or value: printed items previous to 1835, items of notable interest, dedicated items, drawings, engravings, etc. · Repository: It contains less-used books and periodicals.



3.2. Science Library

672 seats available and 80 computers according to the following: · Silent Study Area: 572 individual work seats, as well as 20 computer workstations. It contains the bibliographic collection of Experimental Sciences, divided in two areas: one for the Recommended Reading list of the different subjects and another one for Research books and periodicals. · Group Study Rooms: 13 (total capacity 84 seats), for group work and preparation of presentations. · Researchers Room: 32 seats for the exclusive use of researchers of Experimental Sciences (lecturers, postgraduates, etc.) · Computer Room: 32 computer workstations. It is intended for online search of scientific information and can be reserved for classes and seminars. · Repository: It contains less-used books and periodicals. · Lockers: 40 lockers available for lecturers and researchers and 64 lockers for students.


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3.3. Architecture Library This Library is mainly destined to the students, professors and researchers of the School of Architecture. Recently reformed, it uses the RFID System, it is endowed with a procedure for the self-loaning of books, and it has a total of 30 work-stations for students and 3 computers for consultations, as well as an area reserved for professors, Masters and Doctoral candidates, with 22 work-stations and 2 computers. The collection offers free access to all its users. The Library of the School of Architecture has a collection of more than 12.000 volumes and more than 200 specialized journals in print or on-line. Some of the earliest issues of some journals, as well as less frequently used books are classified in the Deposit of the Library of Humanities and can be accessed there for consultation purposes.

3.4. Ecclesiastical Studies Library 99 seats available. There is a room for lecturers, researchers and students which locates the materials related to the Ecclesistical studies areas. 3.5. University Hospital Library It is situated on the 8th floor of the University Hospital. Equipped with 40 desks and a book and periodical collection for the use of medical staff and researchers who also have access to the bibliographic collection of the University Science Library.



4. SERVICES 4.1 Search, Access and Information Management

UNIKA Unika is a search engine that allows one to jointly consult information sources found in the Library in an electronic format and on paper. What is contained in UNIKA? - The Library Catalogue: books, electronic books, audiovisual materials, etc. - The majority of materials found in Sabio: articles, journals, electronic books, press, legislation, doctoral dissertations, contents of specialized data bases, etc. - The contents of Dadun: papers, keynote addresses, articles, proceedings from congresses, etc. How can one access Unika? Searches can be carried out from the Unika Web Site and from the Library web link. Unika is also available in a mobile version or by means of applications for Android and Iphone (accessible from the main Unika Web Page), as well as a plugin of the Internet navigators Explorer and Firefox. Searches and access to Unika can be carried out from within the campus, and in the case of students, professors and employees, also from outside the University by means of the corresponding identification code.


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Access is attained by means of the Library Web Page. Users may ascertain the existence of the work being sought, its present state, and may carry out petitions, reservations of loaned copies, etc., as well as renewing the loan on works presently borrowed. Also from the Catalogue, one may access many e-books and on-line documents in their complete versions.*eng

SABIO (Online Access and information search System)

Sabio is the access portal to the Library electronic resources: · Electronic Journals Search · Electronic Resources Search · Articles and e-books locator · Electronic Journal and book Portals · My Portal Sabio offers access to the full text if the electronic version is available; or else offers a search of the Library catalogue to check if the printed version is available. If not, it can be used to request the document through the interlibrary loan application form. In the Library Blog, Sabio also publishes information related to electronic resources news (updates, new resources, databases testing, etc.).



DADUN (Universidad de Navarra Digital Academic Repository) Dadun is the open access institutional repository that collects, preserves and disseminates papers reflecting academic and scientific activity at the University of Navarra. It facilitates the long-term availability of documents, because they are stored in one place, as well as document visibility because its document has a permanent URL which makes online searchers easier, thus enhancing its public availability. To deposit documents in Dadun you must register on “My Dadun”, entering e-mail address and password and e-mail the administrator to obtain permission to include the publications in the university´s repository. Dadun is organized into seven major areas: · Academic Repository · Teaching Materials · University of Navarra Journals and Serials

· General Archive · Special Collections · Doctoral Theses

The Library has created a blog called “Open access scientific research” to publish news related to the institutional archive and the open access policy. Spanish).


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REFWORKS On-line tool that allows you to to import, organize, export and share bibliographical references which later on may be used to write articles and scientific works in the adequate bibliographical format.

Among its applications, Refworks offers:

- Direct importation of bibliographical references. - Manage and share references. - Attach files to the references. - Elaboration of Bibliography. - RefShare, which permits sharing, in an easy manner, data bases or bibliographical reference folders created by users with members of the University or with researchers from other institutions. The users of RefShare can export, print, and generate reference lists and even personalize the final format in the form of folders or data bases, but they are not authorized to edit or modify the references. Write-N-Cite is a complement of Refworks associated with Word which allows one to easily generate quotes and bibliographies from a document in the format of one’s choice.



4.2. Circulation

Borrowing and returning items

Library users can borrow items for a certain period of time: Type of user

Loan entitlements

Number / Type of items

Loan period in days




8 books

7 (21 for PLC / ENG)*


3 audiovisuals



Postgraduates, Ecclesiastical faculty students, Lecturers, Researchers, Staff


40 books



3 audiovisuals



5 reference items (auto-loan)



Alumni members (already graduated), Users with agreements


15 books



3 audiovisuals



5 reference items (for use in the room only)



Temporary users (Guests)


15 books (for use in the room only)



5 reference items (auto-loan)



*The Library has a collection of books in a section called “Read at Home� (shelfmark PLC), which covers a wide range of genres: fiction, poetry, biographies, historical novels, detective novels, classics, etc. This collection is available in the Undergraduates Room in the Humanities Library, in the Architecture Library and in the Science Library. There is also a similar section in English in the Science Library at the ENG shelf-mark, including books by classic authors such as Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, and modern writers such as John Grisham, Tom Clancy and Henning Mankell. Books should be loaned and returned at the Issue Desk (or book boxes). Loans are personal and are made on presentation of a valid Library card or authorised card. All items are available for loan except: reference material (except in the Humanities Researchers Room, for use in the room only through the auto-loan system), printed items between 15th and 19th century, frequent-use editions and collections in rooms, special materials, journals, newspapers, etc.


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Auto-Loan In the Researchers Room in the Humanities Library and in the Eclesiastical Studies Library, there are easy to use “Auto-loan Machines�. Every time a book is taken from the shelf in that room to take it to a table, the Auto-loan Machine should be used. The item will then appear in the catalog as borrowed, facilitating the updating of books information at all times. In the Science and Architecture Libraries, books can be issued directly from the Auto-loan machine to take home.

Intersite Loans This service offers the possibility for books and scanned journal articles to be sent from the Humanities Library to the Science-University Hospital libraries and vice versa. This service is available for lecturers, researchers, postgraduates and staff. The request is made through the Library catalogue. Items are collected from the appropriate issue desk, on receiving email notification. Contact:

Interlibrary Loan This service is for members of the university who require documents from other libraries; and for external centres or institutions which require documents from the University of Navarra. Document receipt is by post, e-mail and delivery service, mostly by e-mail in PDF format, with an average delivery time of between 24 and 72 hours. It is situated on the ground floor of the Humanities Library building and also in the Science Library. Contact:



4.3 Information and Customer Services

One to One Information

6. 2009 DATA* There are several information desks attended by Library staff, where users can request and receive information. This service can be done face to face or through different email addresses that the Library provides for that purpose. > the Items: 1,142,974 > Books previous to 1800: 23,472 There are two seminar rooms (2B and 4B) in the Researchers Room at the Library staffed by librarians whose role is to respond to user questions > Humanities Incunabula: 84 requests. > and Periodicals: 19,818 > E-Journals: 41,225** There is also a general Library email where users can write with any > suggestions E-books: 62,698 or queries. > Contact: Databases accessed: 568 > Sound recordings: 6,062 > Library open days: 332 Resources by Subject Area / Theme Guides > Inter-library Loan requests: 8,696 books and articles administered TheLoaned: group 137,759 of subject librarians of the Library Service has placed at the dis> Items posal of its users a total of 642,252 theme guides in which the most important biblio> Attendance at training courses: graphical resources are listed in each subject area. > Investment in resources acquisition: 2.669.065 > The Number of documents in Dadun: 3,146 theme guides include the following sections: > Downloaded documents from Dadun: 407,390*** - The most relevant works in each speciality. > Number of Dadun visits: 526,474***

- The most interesting electronic resources: data bases, electronic journals, etc.

- Links of interest: recently published articles, new books acquired by the Li-

* The ďŹ gures are the totals including the etc. libraries of the Campuses of Barcelona, brary,shown congresses, associations, San Sebastian and Madrid. Subscriptions - Contact and with the subject librarian area. ** accessible free journals fromfor theeach catalogue and SABIO are included. *** from June toaDecember 2009. Data Furthermore, Research Support Guide has been created which includes

all the information needed in order to carry out the research tasks of doctoral candidates and professors, from resources related to the elaboration of an article to the increase of visibility on the Web 2.0, without forgetting all that relates to copyrights and the ethical use of information. As well, personalized assistance is offered by the Library Service in the field of accreditation and the application for the official recognition of research undertaken.

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LIBRARY 2011·2012

User training The Library organises information literacy sessions and other activities to familiarize users with the running, services and resources of their Library. So that users can acquire and develop expertise in the use of the information resources, a “Training Plan”, adjusted to the different types of users, is run throughout the academic year. At the beginning of the academic year, all first-year students have sessions about using the Library. On demand Sessions: Users can complete an online application form to request a specific training session. The Library can prepare individual or group information literacy sessions about a specific subject, about online products or related to special needs. (In Spanish).

Recommended Resources by Subject Area The Library webpage offers a selection of Subject Area Resources, whether printed or online, from the various teaching and research subjects of the University. Its aim is to guide users to find the most frequently used reference material. It also offers a selection of Dictionaries, Search Engines, etc.

Newsletter The Library publishes a Weekly Gazette aimed at lecturers, postgraduates, and researchers. Its purpose is to improve communication between the Library and its users, presenting the most relevant information for their interest. It includes the new bibliographic acquisitions incorporated to the Library in the week previous to the publication of the gazette. To receive the gazette weekly, follow the link on the main Library webpage and complete a simple form. The same link offers access the content of previous gazettes. (In Spanish).



FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions) The Library has listed some Frequently Asked Questions or FAQ´s on the Library webpage. Users can check general information about the running of the Library and find the answers to any general queries: how to suggest corrections to errors in the catalog, or on the web, how items are added to the catalog, access to the Library computers, etc. (In Spanish).

List of Services A List of Services has been created on the Library’s Web Page, by means of which the Library communicates to its users the commitments it has acquired regarding the quality of the services it provides. This List describes the services offered by the Library. Adherence to this List will facilitate a greater approach to users, whilst improving the internal operation in the provision of this service. The List of Services can be accessed on-line via the Web Page of the Library:

Suggestion Box In the Web Page there exists a section open to users permitting them to submit suggestions to the Library Service by means of a form. All the proposals will be duly examined and responded to in the briefest possible time; a summary of the suggestions made by users will be published.

Tutorials The Library has created tutorials that can be found on the Web Page and on the communications channel YouTube. Different topics are discussed: the Library, How to locate Impact Factors, How to carry out searches, Advanced searches, My account with the Library, etc.


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Subject Librarian In the Library there exists a group of librarians who are specialized in different subject areas with the aim of acting as links between departments and the Library in matters relating to formation, the acquisition of works, bibliographical assistance, etc.

Furthermore, these librarians can operate as support and reference links in the acquisition of accreditation on the part of ANECA. For this purpose a web page on Evaluation and Accreditation has been created with the aim of providing professors with the information needed in order to submit their applications to ANECA:



4.4. Other services

Acquisitions and donations 6. 2009 DATA* The development of the University of Navarra Library Collection depends mainly on Subject Librarians, who decide together with lecturers, which titles within their field, should be acquired charged into their budgets. In each faculty there > Items: 1,142,974 are one or two people in charge of checking and approving the applications > Books to 1800: 23,472 made previous and of forwarding them to the Subject Librarian. > Incunabula: 84 Students can suggest the purchase of new titles or more copies of the existing > Periodicals: ones, either19,818 by contacting the Library staff in their faculties or by sending an email to: > E-Journals: 41,225** > E-books: 62,698 The University Navarra welcomes and is grateful for donations of books > Databases accessed:of 568 and journals, which from the beginning have contributed to the bibliographical > Sound recordings: 6,062 enrichment and development of the Library heritage. They also contribute to > Library open days: 332 improved support of teaching and research. > Inter-library Loan requests: 8,696 books and articles administered Contact: Lina AlemĂĄn - > Items Loaned: 137,759 > Attendance at training courses: 2,252 Recent Acquisitions > Investment in resources acquisition: 2.669.065 Recent acquisitions are published > Number of documents in Dadun: 3,146 on the webpage weekly, including a list of all the new items acquired the Library during the previous week. These books > Downloaded documents fromby Dadun: 407,390*** and magazines displayed for a week in the Humanities Recent Acquisitions > Number of Dadunare visits: 526,474***

Room and in a display stand in the periodicals area of the Science Library before being shelved. Items classified in the repository are not displayed in this room or butshown are included in the listing. * stand The ďŹ gures are the totals including the libraries of the Campuses of Barcelona, San Madrid. Sebastian Anyoneand who wishes can sign up and receive information concerning ** Subscriptions and accessible free journals from the catalogue and SABIO are included. area via email through the Weekly Gazette *** Data from June to December 2009.


On-line Services There is a web page from which users (both professors and students) can, by filling in a form, carry out different operations: reserve seminars, Formation Classroom for the Humanities, Suggestion Box, Repairs Forms, Consultations regarding new informative services, etc.:

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BIBLIOTECA 2010·2011

Reprographics, Printers The Library has a service for the reproduction of the items hold at the University, with teaching and research purposes, either through photocopies, printer, scanner or digitalization. The following table shows the location of the different reproduction documents equipments at the University: Architecture Library

Library Hall

Science Library

Library Hall * Periodicals Area

Humanities Library

Researchers Room (1st, 2nd , 3rd , 4th floors)* Undergraduates Room Hall* Newspaper Room (1st floor)*

Eclesiastical Studies Library University Hospital Library

Library Hall 8th floor

*Equipment, with printer apart from photocopier

There are also scanners in the Architecture Library, Humanities Library (Researchers Room - 1st floor - Multimedia Room - where you can book online: and Science Library.

Version for Mobile Phones The mobile phone version of the Library Web allows accessing many of the Library’s services in a rapid manner from one’s mobile phone: Services: - Timetable and location of the different libraries. - Reservation of venues for group work. - Unika: the Library’s new search engine. - Catalogue: location of a book, carrying out petitions and reservations. - My account in the Library: to renew borrowed works and to visualize one’s borrowed books. - Refworks: mobile version of the program of bibliographical management.



Wireless local area network WI-FI The University wireless network is an extension of the interconnected access points which allows wireless connection to the web services, email, etc., inside the buildings of the University campus. To be able to use the wireless network users should be registered to the service and configure the operative system of their computer. (In Spanish)

Expositions With the aim of providing a more widespread knowledge of the Library’s collection, the section of the Ancient Collection prepares a virtual exposition three times a year in the Library’s Web Page, and another tangible exposition in the hall of the New Building of the Library of Humanities: The most recent expositions of the Library: - 60 Years of the University of Navarra - The Constitution of Cádiz: Reformed Spain - From Alchemy to Chemistry - Pedro de Ribadeneyra, Scriptor - 1212: Battle of Navas de Tolosa - Navarra 1512: Conquest and incorporation


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July and August

M-Sat: 8.00 - 21.00 Sun: 10.00 - 14.00**

M-S: 8.00 - 15.00 Sundays closed

August to June


M-Sat: 8.00 - 21.00 Sundays: 10.00 - 14.00

M-F: 8.00 - 21.00 Sat: 8.00 - 14.00 Sundays closed

Academic year



M-F: 8.30 - 20.00 Sat: 10.00 - 14.00 Sundays closed

M-F: 8.00 - 15.00 Sat: 8.00 - 14.00 Sundays closed


M-F: 8.30 - 20.00 Sat: 8.30 - 14.00 Sundays closed

M-F: 8.30 - 14.30 Sat and Sundays closed


M-F: 8.00 - 21.00 Sat and Sundays closed

M-F: 8.30 - 15.00 Sat and Sundays closed


M-F: 8.00 - 21.00 Sat: 8.00 -14.00

July: M-F: 8.00 - 21.00 Sat: 8.00 - 14.00 August: M-Sat: 8.00 - 21.00 Sunday: 10.00 - 14.00


M-F: 8.00 -19.00 Sat and Sundays closed

M-F: 8.30 - 15.00 Sat and Sundays closed


M-F: 8.00 - 21.00 Sat: 8.00 - 14.00 Sundays closed

M-F: 8.00 - 21.00 Sat: 8.00 - 14.00 Sundays closed


M-F: 9.00 - 21.00 Sat: 9.00 - 14.00 Sundays closed

M-T: 9.00 - 14.00 / 16.30 - 19.00 F: 9.00-14.30 Sat and Sundays closed




* Any change or modification will be announce on the web or on the announcement boards. **During the exam periods, Library opening hours are extended until 20.00. Additionally, some rooms are provided for individual study; their opening hours and capacity are published in the web. To consult the days the Library is open, you can check the year calendar in the Library website:



6. 2011 DATA*

> Items: 1.185.775 > Books previous to 1800: 28.073 > Incunabula: 85 > Periodicals: 19.007 > Subscription E-Journals: 28.724 > E-books: 109.181 > Databases accessed: 475 > Library open days: 3332 > Individual study places: 3.053 > Inter-library Loan requests: 9.918 > Items Loaned: 139.506 > Attendance at training courses: 1.862 > Investment in resources acquisition: 2.805.485 â‚Ź > Downloaded documents: 2.139.699 > Searches on the online resources: 4.664.032 > Number of documents in Dadun: 16.035 * The figures shown are the totals including the libraries of the Campuses of Barcelona, San Sebastian and Madrid.


0路2012 1 LIBRARY 2011

1. Humanities Library (New building) 2. Humanities Library (Old building) 1. Humanities Library (New building) 3. Architecture Library 2. Humanities Library (Old building) 4. Ecclesiastical Studies Library 3. Architecture Library 5. Science Library 4. Ecclesiastical Studies Library 6. University Hospital Library 5. Science Library 6. University Hospital Library



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