In the TBS in Barcelona library, you will find specialized material on business, economics, and commerce. You can take out books, use the study area, or reserve a workroom.

Opening hours and location

09:00 to 20:00
Monday to Thursday

09:00 to 18:00
Friday

Special holiday hours during Christmas, Easter and summer.

Trafalgar 6, ground floor, left entrance (Barcelona).

Remember to bring your student card. You will need it to access the library and use its services.


The facilities

Study area

  • 36 people
  • No talking allowed.
  • Cell phones must be off
  • Electronic devices must be used with headphones
  • WiFi

Group-work room

  • 6 people
  • Reserved by the hour (2 hours maximum)
  • Projector and big screen
  • WiFi

Press area

  • 4 people
  • Current affairs magazines and newspapers
  • WiFi

The collection

The collection covers a broad range of business, economics, and commerce fields with particular strength in the areas of finance, commerce, accounting, administration, marketing, electronic commerce, and international business. We acquire academic and professional resources of the utmost quality, both printed and online, to facilitate commercial research. A reference librarian is also available to help you locate the information you require.

The collection comprises:

  • Books
  • Course literature
  • General titles (textbooks, trends, etc.)
  • Exam preparation (GMAT, TOEFL, Tage-Mage, TOEIC, GRE)
  • Language books
  • Books about Barcelona, fiction titles
  • DVDs
  • Magazines (also online)

Borrowing

What do you need?

To take books out from the library you need a student or TBS in Barcelona staff ID card.

Reserve books that are currently on loan

If a title is unavailable, you can reserve it at the library’s main desk. You will be notified via email as soon as the book becomes available.

Not available to borrow

Certain types of publications cannot be taken out, such as:

  • magazines and newspapers
  • rare and valuable books

Publications that cannot be taken out must be studied in the library.

Maximum number of loans *

The maximum number of books you can take out is 20.

Maximum number of book loans from the bibliographies published in the syllabus of each subject

The maximum number of books you can check out is 4.

Loan period *

The standard loan period is 25 days. 

Loan period for books of the bibliographies published in the syllabus of each subject

There are several copies of the recommended documents in the Library and the loan period for all of them is 7 days.

Renewal

After 25 days the loan period will not be renewed automatically. You must request the renewal by sending an email to biblioteca@tbs-education.es or at the library desk. This happens up to 3 times unless a book has been reserved by another person. If you have renewed a book 3 times, but still want to continue borrowing it, automatic renewal is no longer possible. Bring the book with you to the library desk and you can borrow the book again.

How to renew books from bibliographies?

The books of the bibliographies published in the syllabus of each subject can be loaned for one week.

Students can only check out 4 books from the bibliographies at the same time. The renewal of these loans is not automatic. You must request the renewal by sending an email to biblioteca@tbs-education.es or at the library desk.

What do I do if a library book has been lost/stolen?

If you have lost or had a library book stolen, please get in touch with us as soon as possible at biblioteca@tbs-education.es where and we will inform you of specific next steps.

Penalties

Once your loan period elapses you will receive a request to renew the loan period or return the publication. If items are late, you will be blocked and unable to borrow another book until you have returned the titles in your possession.

* Except books of the bibliographies published in the syllabus of each subject.

Check the catalog

Search our collections using:

The library can be accessed through C@mpus. You will need your C@mpus username and password to login.

Basic Rules of the Library

  • Bring your student ID card when you want to access the library.
  • Do not take any books or other materials from the library without following the borrowing procedures.
  • Make sure that you return any loaned items before their due date.
  • Return books and materials to their original location on the shelves.
  • Food is not permitted in the library. Only bottles with an air-tight cap are allowed in the reading room.
  • Cell phone use is prohibited. While in the library, switch off your cell phone and stow it in your bag, backpack, etc.
  • Private conversation is not permitted. Even talking in a quiet voice or standing around and chatting may be disruptive to those around you.

Your cooperation is kindly requested to create a conducive environment for study.

Contact

Do you have any questions about our library services? Any questions about loans, renewals, or reservations? Do you want to suggest a title for the library to acquire?

Bestanist Nin, Head Librarian 

b.nin@tbs-education.es 

Manel Muñoz, Librarian 

manel.munoz@tbs-education.es 

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biblioteca@tbs-education.es 

Tel.: +34 933100111

The person in charge of the library will aim to respond within one working day.

The library welcomes suggestions for additions to the collection. Please consult the catalog to check whether the library already has the item in question before sending a suggestion.