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GUIDE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
                    

This guide will help you to find information about services and resources available at the University of Vigo Library
When is the library open?
Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 21:00 (Central libraries and Torrecedeira), and from 8:30 to 20:45 (other libraries).
Closed afternoons in August.
Click in the link to get information about special opening hours at exam periods.
How to apply for the library card
The library card is the University card. If you want to use any of the services offered at the library (book lending, interlibrary loan…) you’ll need the University Card. Follow the link in order to get information about the University card (TUI).

If you still don't have possession of your university card (TUI) and require use of the library, we can provide you with an access card.
Go to the library circulation desk with:
  • ID card or passport
  • Enrolment receipt of the University of Vigo or the acceptance document by the International Relations Office
  • a photo
How to find the reading list recommended by lecturers
The Reading List or Recommended Bibliography are the documents suggested by the lecturers for each subject during the academic year.
You can access to the Reading List in the library catalogue.


You can search in the Reading List by subject.

 
How to use the library catalogue
You can use the catalogue:
  • To find books, journals, theses, dvd’s…
  • To check your user registration (with your library or university card), which allows you to see the due dates for your borrowings, renew your loans, create alerts to return a book, save your searches in the catalogue…
  • To consult the recommended bibliography by subject.
  • To access to electronic resources (e-journals, e-books, databases...).
  • To make suggestions and complaints about the library service.

The following tutorials will show you how to use the catalogue of the library.
 
  • Search catalogue by title:


 
  • Search catalogue using keywords:
   
How to borrow, reserve & renew books from the library
The table below identifies how many books or other items you can borrow depending on your borrower type.
Students can borrow up to five items at the same time from any of the libraries of the University of Vigo. The borrowing has a limit of 14 days, and the students have the possibility to make up to two renewals.
The items can be renewed at the check-out desk, through the web page of the library catalogue, or by phone.
If you want to reserve a book which is already borrowed, you can ask at the check-out desk or send us an email.
Click in the picture to see the borrowing conditions
 



Renewing your loans on line

You can also renew items on line using "My Account" (A miña conta) in the Library catalogue.
For step by step instruction, please watch this tutorial:
 

 

Intercampus loan
You can request available materials in a library from all the campus at the University of Vigo. You only have to ask for this service at the check-out desk, but you can also apply for the items by phone or via e-mail.
If the items you have borrowed are located in your campus, you are expected to retrieve them yourself.
How to connect to the WI-FI
      
   All libraries are WIFI zone. Just connect using your University of Vigo e-mail address and your password                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

If your home institution is affiliated to Eduroam Project you can connect to the Eduroam wireless service at University of Vigo. Your login credentials and settings will be the same you have in your home institution.
The configuration of Eurodam needs to be done before the students leave their home institution.
Click in the link to view the guide "Conéctate nos campus"
How to use/start using the electronic resources
The University library is subscribed to a large collection of e-books, e-journals, databases, etc. to which students have full access.
Students can learn how to use the electronic resources of the University library with this tutorial. 

 
Libraries Directory
  • Central Vigo
    986 813 825 | prescen@uvigo.es
  • Central Ourense
    988 387 192 | presour@uvigo.es
  • Central Pontevedra
    986 802 002 | presbcp@uvigo.es
  • Economy & Business (Vigo)
  • 986 812 408 | preseco@uvigo.es
  • Experimental Sciences (Vigo)
    986 812 659 | prescie@uvigo.es
  • Industrial & Mining Engineering (Vigo)
  • 986 812 208 | presind@uvigo.es
  • Legal Sciences & Work Relations (Vigo)
    986 812 682 | presxur@uvigo.es
  • Philology & Translation (Vigo)
    986 812 296 | presfft@uvigo.es
  • Telecommunication Engineering (Vigo
    986 812 105 | prestel@uvigo.es
  • Torrecedeira (Vigo)
    986 813 739 | prestor@uvigo.es
  • Fine Arts (Pontevedra)
    986 801 836 | presbel@uvigo.es
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Academic training
If you need orientation or training in the use of the library and its resources, look up our library's instruction program.
Other services
Reference Services
986 813 843 | referencia@uvigo.es

Interlibrary Loan
986 813 844 | sod@uvigo.es