Concepción Campus Libraries and Collections

Main Library


The Main Library holds a multidisciplinary collection. The aim of the Library is to meet the information and knowledge transfer needs of the academic community. It offers onsite and online services of excellence and supports the development of information skills, providing access to physical spaces that promote the development of academic activities.

The Main Library is a historical building of 10,000m2 spread over five floors. It offers Wi-Fi connection, group study rooms for a maximum of 6 students (logias) and group and individual study rooms, some of which are open 24 hours.

The Information Desk and the Reserve Collection are located on the 1st floor. The Main Library Office, Acquisitions Department, Sala Chile/Sala de Tesis (rooms containing historical books and theses), Circulation, and the Reference and Periodicals Departments are on the upper floors.

Some of the services offered by the Main Library are: the loan of books, newspapers, journals and electronic devices; certification of no overdue items, and interlibrary loans.

Access to Main Library is controlled by an automated system for greater security. Thus, only people who have the TUDEC card or a special authorization are allowed to enter.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am – 8pm and Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Day study rooms: Monday - Sunday, 9am – 12pm

All night study rooms: Monday - Sunday, 12pm – 7am

Postal Address

Biblioteca Central

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

In your correspondence please include the postbox and the post office number:

Casilla 1807

Concepción 3

Contacts

Main Library Office:

    María Edith Larenas

    Head of Bibliotecas UdeC

    Tel. 56-412204403

    E-mail mlarenas@udec.cl

Assistant Head:

    Carla Silva Picón

    Assistant Head

    Tel. 56-412204350

    E-mail carlasilva@sibudec.cl

Administrative Services:

    Georgina Lagos Jara

    Department Head

    Tel. 56-412204343

    E-mail geolagos@udec.cl

Circulation and Reserve Department:

    Elia Muñoz Castillo

    Department Head

    Tel 56-412204527

    E-mail elimunoz@udec.cl

Reference and Periodicals Department:

    Erna Mendoza Sanhueza

    Department Head

    Tel. 56-412204541

    E-mail emendoza@udec.cl

Sala Chile/Sala de Tesis

    Silvia Riquelme Maza

    Sala Chile/Sala de Tesis Head

    Tel. 56-412204373

    E-mail sriquel@udec.cl

Cataloging Department:

    Ema Rosas

    Department Head

    Tel. 56-41-2206577

    E-mail erosas@udec.cl

Acquisitions Department:

    Patricio Tapia

    Department Head

    Tel. 56-412203475

    E-mail ptapia@udec.cl

Humanities and Art Library


Its mission is to meet the bibliographic information requirements of users in the areas of Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages through onsite and online services of excellence.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.45am – 7pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Humanidades y Arte

Facultad de Humanidades y Arte

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Ariela Lagos Jara

Library Head

Tel. 56-412204318

E-mail arilagos@udec.cl

Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library

The Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library was created in 1987 as a documentation center, aiming at supporting teaching and research in the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. In 2001, this center was given the status of a library, thereby increasing its collection and extending its services to the whole university community. It mainly covers the areas of Astronomy, Physics and Mathematics.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Lucía Delgado García

Library Head

Tel. 56-41-2207385

E-mail ldelgado@udec.cl

Law and Social Sciences Library


Its mission is to meet the bibliographic information requirements of users in the areas of Legal Sciences, Political Sciences and Public Administration; and also to develop skills in accessing and using information, especially for undergraduate students.

It mainly covers the areas of Legal Sciences, Political Sciences and Public Administration.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 10am – 2pm (April to December)

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales

Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Ariela Lagos Jara

Library Head

Tel. 56-412204318

E-mail arilagos@udec.cl

Medical Library


Its mission is to meet the scientific information needs of users in the area of health and related fields, supporting their undergraduate and postgraduate training and research with an updated and relevant collection. This library is one of the most complete medical libraries in the south of Chile and bears the name of the highly regarded professor and academic secretary of Medicine, Dr. María Antonieta Muñoz Ujevich. It mainly covers the areas of Medicine, Obstetrics, Infant Care, Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology, Physiotherapy, Medical Technology and related fields.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 8pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Medicina

Facultad de Medicina

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact



Lya Hernández

Library Head

Tel. 56-412204941

E-mail lhernand@udec.cl

Dentistry Library


Its mission is to meet the information needs of students, professors and researchers in the area of Dentistry through onsite and online services of excellence and to support the development of skills in accessing and using information. It mainly covers the areas of Stomatology Surgery, Pathology and Diagnosis, Pediatric Dentistry, Prevention and Dental Public Health, and Restorative Dentistry.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Odontología

Facultad de Odontología

Universidad de Concepción

Avenida Roosevelt 1550

Concepción

Chile

Contact

María Amelia Contreras

Librarian

Tel. 56-412204512

E-mail amcontre@udec.cl

Ana Agüero Sanz

Librarian

Tel. 56-412204391

E-mail aaguero@udec.cl

Architecture, Urbanism and Geography Collection

Its mission is to support the educational objectives of the faculty, helping to cultivate and transfer knowledge. It also aims to contribute to quality and excellence through services and products in accordance with the new information technologies, by ensuring accessibility to information and providing customized guidance and training to users, making it an important access point for information about Architecture, Urbanism and Geography. It covers the areas of Architecture, Urbanism and Geography.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 1pm and 3pm – 6.30pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Geografía

Facultad de Arquitectura, Urbanismo y Geografía

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Magdalena Maldonado Castillo

Tel. 56-412206540

E-mail magdalmaldonado@udec.cl

Environmental Sciences Collection – EULA Center


This collection was created with the EULA Project in 1990. Its mission is to meet the bibliographic needs of professors, students and researchers, helping to develop environmental knowledge aimed at training graduates and professionals of excellence. It mainly covers the area of Environmental Sciences.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am – 12am and 3pm - 6pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de la Facultad de Ciencias Ambientales

Centro EULA

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Lily Tonioni Ghiselini

Tel. 56-412204015

E-mail ltonioni@udec.cl

Biological Sciences Collection


This collection meets the need to provide easy access to updated and relevant bibliography in the field of Biological Sciences to academics, researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate students. Most of the journals are electronically accessible. It mainly covers the areas of Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.45am – 6.30pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Ciencias Biológicas

Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Lya Hernández

Library Head

Tel. 56-412204941

E-mail lhernand@udec.cl

Natural and Oceanographic Sciences Collection

Its mission is to meet the information needs of students, professors and researchers in the areas of Biology, Botany, Oceanography and Zoology.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.30am – 7.30pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Ciencias naturales y Oceanográficas

Facultad de Ciencias naturales y Oceanográficas

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contacts

Patricia Iribarren

Tel. 56-412203003

E-mail piribarr@udec.cl

Pablo Arias Tamarín

Tel. 56-412203003

E-mail parias@udec.cl

Earth Sciences Collection - Geology

Its mission is to meet the information needs of students, professors and researchers in the area of Geology and Earth Sciences.

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am – 12am and 3pm - 6pm

Postal Address

Biblioteca de Ciencias de la Tierra – Geología

Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra – Geología

Facultad de Ciencias Químicas

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción

Chile

Contact

Lucy Henríquez

Tel. 56-412204110

E-mail lhenriquez@udec.cl