Barcelona Cultura

Services

Access and reading room

The center contains a Reading Room with 66 reading points. The bibliographic reserves can be consulted for free during the opening hours of the center. 
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Information and bibliographic requests

The bibliographic information service provides information about the Documentation Center, its reserves, its facilities and services, as well as assistance and advice in the search for information. Other types of requests, such as, technical consultations, dating of images or works, etcetera, are not included in this service. In these cases, the Library allows access to its documental reserves ( more information about this service can be found at Access and Reading Room).
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Reproduction of documents

The Documentation Center has a self-service photocopy machine that prints in both black and white, and colour.
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Documents loans

A free service that only requires the presentation of your Documentation Center card. 
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Drop boxes

To return the documents that you had borrow, when the Documentation Center is closed, you can leave them in two drop boxes:
one is on the Floor -1 (Monday 16-20 h.; Tuesday to Friday 10- 20 h.) and the other at the entrance of the building, access Plaça de les Glòries (24 hours/7 days a week).

Interlibrary loans

The interlibrary loan service allows users to obtain documents from other libraries. These documents will be consulted in the reading room of the Center.
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Reserving documents

This service allows users to hold up to 3 documents that are currently on loan. Once the document is returned, the Documentation Center will contact you via email so that you may pick the items up within a 7 day holding period. This service is available in person at the Center, by phone at 93 256 68 30 or by email at documentacio.mdb@bcn.cat.

Internet. Wi-Fi

Anyone with their own mobile or computer device, can connect to the Internet in the consultation rooms of the center.

Services for professionals

Access to books trends, color guides, specialized databases, online magazines and extension of the loan period of books, magazines and DVDs up to 28 days, renewable twice. Annual fee: 50 €.

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