Facilites and Services: Libraries

University Library

The Library of the Universidade de Vigo is a support unit to research, teaching and studies. All the people within the university community are full users, so they have right to access the services the university library offers. In order to access these services, they need the card identifying them as members of the university community. This card shall be personal and valid for all university libraries and shall be issued together with the enrolment document.

Students taking part in Erasmus or other exchange programmes:  In order to gain acess to the library services, they shall present the following documents at any loan desk of the university libraries:

  • Passport or ID
  • Letter of acceptance issued by the IRO/copy of enrolment document
  • 1 passport-sized photograph

As a general rule, undergraduate studens shall enjoy a library loan of up to 3 books during 10 days; graduate/doctorate or post-doctorate students or those doing their master's thesis/final degree project grao, up to 10 books during a month.

The University Library currently comprises eleven service points in three different campuses:

Campus of Vigo

Biblioteca Central

986 813825

Biblioteca da Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais

986 812408

Biblioteca da Facultade de Ciencias Xurídicas e do Traballo

986 812682

Biblioteca da Facultade de Filoloxía e Tradución

986 812269

Biblioteca das Facultades de Ciencias Experimentais

986 812658

Biblioteca das Escolas de Enxeñ. de Minas e Enxeñ. Industrial

986 812208

Biblioteca da Escola de Enxeñaría de Telecomunicación

986 812105

Biblioteca de Torrecedeira

986 813739


Campus de Ourense


Campus de Pontevedra


Altogether, the university library has around 3000 loan desks and its opening hours are from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 21.00 h. During the exams period, the Torrecedeira library, and central libraries in Vigo, Ourense and Pontevedra may have extraordinary night and weekend opening hours without loan service. For further information on special opening hours, please ask at the library or check the information on the website: Hours

Access to the information resources

A website is available containing all information regarding the library services, areas, opening hours, e-mail addresses and contact telephone numbers, regulations, etc, which may be interesting for the members of the university community. You can access the library website from the main site of the Universidade de Vigo,  in the Library. You can check the following video to know the basic services the library offers (http://tv.uvigo.es/video/23502). From the Library area, you can also check the available loans as well as the university library catalogue, Perseo. The following tutorial explains the how this catalogue works   http://tv.uvigo.es/video/36876

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