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