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Biblioteca de la Universidad de León


Campus de Vegazana, s/n
E-24071 Léon


This library was established in 1979, when the University of León was founded. The first collection was based on materials that , until 1979, belonged to several centres part of the University of Oviedo and the “Colegio Universitario de León”. The building of the Biblioteca Central,or “Biblioteca San Isidoro” opened in October 1997.


Collections include:

  • 300,000 volumes.
  • 8,000 journals.
  • Cartographic materials, videos, CD, CDI, DVD etc.
  • Several centres of the University house the collections: Biblioteca Central, Faculty or College Libraries, etc.. Subjects included are those related to University studies, such as Education, Biology, Law, Linguistics, Literature, History, Geography, Art, Business History and Economics, Agriculture, Health and Science etc.
  • Machine readable cataloguing: Implementation of automated systems began in 1995. Now , the database offers access to 150.000 bibliographic records.

Santiago Asenso Rodríguez

Opening hours

Biblioteca de San Isidoro: The library is open from 9:00 to 21:00.

Further information
  • Reproduction Services:
    • Digitised photographs, microfilm, photocopies, digital archives, scanning facilities.
  • Other Services:
    • Guided Tours are admitted by pre-booking
    • Photographs and videos:premises can be photographed or filmed. However, there might be some restrictions. Applications should be made in writing in advance to your visit.

Contact person: Santiago Asenso Rodríguez, Director
Telephone: 00 34 987291133, 00 34 987291134
Fax: 00 34 987291622
E-mail: buinf@unileon.es Website: http://www5.unileon.es/bibportal/

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