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Loan card

To use the loan service you have to identify yourself as a member of the UPC with your id card.

The loan card is unique, personal and non-transferable. UPC card, UPC Alumni Premium card and provisional card issued by the Library, Publications and Archives Service (SBPA) are valid.

You can also have the card on your mobile.

The UPC card identifies you as a member of the university community and allows you to enjoy the loan service at the libraries of the UPC.

For information on how to obtain it, benefits, etc. go to the page of theOffice for Electronic Administration (OAE) of the UPC.

For incidents (if you have not received it, it has been lost, spoiled, etc.), consult the section on "Frequent incidents with the card.

Take the card to the mobile to get documents on loan to the libraries of the UPC. The mobile card only serves for the loan of documents, for the rest of procedures and managements of the University, you must always keep the original UPC license.

Capture this QR with your mobile device and validate yourself with the username and password of the UPC:
QR mobile card UPC

https://apps.bibliotecnica.upc.edu/carnet/

Follow these instructions to add the UPC card to the home page of your mobile.

In order to have the card in the mobile phone, it is essential to have the UPC card and have it activated.

Recalls: To access the Gabriel Ferraté Rector's Library, you must bring the original UPC card. The mobile card is not compatible with the access shifts to the library.

The Library, Publications and Archives Service (SBPA) issues a provisional card, valid for one academic year, at:

  • people who, temporarily, are part of the university community but are not entitled to the UPC license;
  • Authorized persons to make use of the loan from the UPC libraries (signed agreements or persons authorized by the library head).

Fill out the application form for the provisional card and deliver it to any UPC library, together with:

  • Photocopy of the document that certifies your condition
  • color photography passport size

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Last update: 15 / 01 / 2019