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Access the Library

UD card

You need your UD card to have access to the building through the turnstiles.

  • This card is personal and not transferable
  • It gives access to many services such as borrowing, booking group study rooms or reproduction and printing.
  • In case of loss, the Library must be notified immediately.
  • To apply for a new card: Students, at the General Secretariat and academic and research staff, at the People Management department.

Friends of the Library card

How to apply:

By email, by sending the required documents to:

Required documents:

  • A duly completed application form (collect this at the Front Desk or download it here).
  • A photocopy of your national ID card or passport.
  • An ID-sized photograph.
  • A document providing proof of status.
  • Receipt of payment, when applicable.

The card will be ready within 48 hours after the documents have been submitted and will be valid for one year. You will be invited to apply for an @opendeusto account, which you will need write to the Library and have access to a number of services.

Check the fees

In case of loss, the Library must be notified immediately.


How to obtain an @opendeusto account:

  • Students: when first enrolling at the university.
  • Friends of the Library: When applying for the Friends of the Library card

If you need to know your username and password or reactivate your password, please contact

Remote access

There are two ways to access the library's e-resources from outside the university:

1.- VPN

This technology allows you to simulate being on the network on campus.

  • Undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students:
  • Faculty/researchers and administrative staff:

Instructions Remote access (VPN)

2.- Federated authentification (with RedIRIS)

The following platforms can be used as an alternative to the VPN, allowing you individual direct access from outside the university by following the instructions provided: