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Reina Sofía Library: Areas and equipment

Information about the library



Ground floor

Here you can find:

  • 72 seats 
  • 7 couches to read
  • 6 computers connected to the Internet (two of them with scanners)
  • fitballs to use as seats
  • 17 laptops
  • 1 camera, 1 video camera and a tripod
  • Other borrowing materials: reading desks, anti noise protectors, chargers, USB flash drives, headphones, calculators, etc.
  • Bibliographic material on every topic, with special collections on:
  • languages, UVA publications, Valladolid, narrative, comics, easy languages, easy readings, chess
  • Recycling Area


The information-and-lending desk

The information-and-lending desk is the first place you will find after you enter the library.

Our staff will help you to:

  • Access the Almena catalogue and retrieve information from there
  • Solve any doubt about the UVa library system
  • Use the self-check workstation
  • Use the microform reading machine
  • Order a library card for post-graduate students which you can use in any UVa library
  • Know the different areas of public use offered by the library
  • Discover information about courses or activities in any UVa library
  • Find the norms and services on the BUVa website
  • Discover new information on the BUVa website
  • And more basic information about the library
  • And, of course, they will facilitate the borrowing and the returning of books , magazines and other borrowing material (laptops, headphones, chargers, reading desks, etc.)

Call the phone number 983 423 029

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First floor

On the first floor you can find:

The central courtyard

  • 32 seats
  • 1 couch to read
  • Encyclopedias and large-format books
  • fitballs to use as seats
  • The table of puzzles

The music room

  • 42 seats 
  • 2 computers connected to the Internet
  • Shelves with recent bibliographic material
  • 1 digital piano
  • 1 music notation whiteboard (you can ask for marker pens at the lending desk)
  • fitballs to use as seats

Group-work room

  • 12 seats 4 seats 
  • 1 fitball to use as a seat
  • 1 small, mobile whiteboard (you can ask for marker pens at the lending desk)

Concha Lagos room

  • 24 seats 
  • 2 computers connected to the Internet
  • Espasa Calpe Encyclopaedia (1930 edition)
  • Shelves with recent bibliographic material on libraries, archives and museums
  • 1 fitball to use as a seat



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