About the collection

The Humanities Library provides services to the Faculty of Education Sciences and, therefore, is where documents related to teaching and research on education are found mostly. Monographs (books, electronic and audiovisual documents) are located in the L Building and periodicals in the Journals Room, Building B.

Building L:

  • First floor: The theory and practice of education are classified in group 37 according to the Universal Decimal Classification. It occupies shelves from 55 to 64. The didactics of various disciplines, distributed throughout the room: philosophy, social sciences, geography, history, science, mathematics, environmental education, sex education, etc. are also on this floor. And also funds related to psychology, social assistance and theory of organizations.
  • Second floor: There are didactic books on language and literature, in general and for each language.You can find the Children section with stories, knowledge books for children (see PDF guide) and textbooks.
  • Third floor: It is necessary to emphasize 4 sections:
  1. Section of music books (topographic 78, including teaching 78.071.5) and theater, dance, games and sports (topographic 792 to 799)
  2. Language self-learning books section (see PDF guide)
  3. Section of the media library where there are audiovisual and electronic documents such as CD-Rom, CD, DVD, as well as the necessary players for consultation. CD-Rom must be requested from the staff. The audio documents (CDs) and video (topographic 370) are freely accessible.
  4. Teaching books of Japanese, Chinese and Korean in the Asian Section.
  • Storage room: The storage area is restricted.It contains all kinds of documents ... and they are known through the searcher. The books from storage must be requested through an electronic form (to collect them the same day)

For more detailed information, refer to the "Topographic signatures distribution books for education books in the library" PDF (8 p).    

Building B:

  • The collection of journals is in the Humanities Journals room, mostly in the topography that starts at 37. They are free and are not provided. It is always advisable to check the searcher

You can access the online digital collections through the search engine, either electronic books, electronic journals, databases ...

It is important to highlight the e-journals in which the UAB collaborates:

  • Ciències, revista del professorat de ciències de primària i secundària (accés des de RACO i des de DDD)
  • DIM, Didáctica, Innovación y Multimedia (accés des de RACO i des de DDD)
  • Educar (accés des de RACO i des de DDD)
  • Enseñanza de las ciencias (accés des de RACO i des de DDD)

We recommend a series of general guides to help you find the materials in the library:

Humanities Library Guide
Loan guide

There are many other help guides offered by the UAB Libraries Service.