Universidad de Sevilla Colegio Mayor Hernando Colón

Silver Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Education sector
ICASUS: Management tool and BSC

The Library, together with the University Human Resources Department, has developed the application ICASUS, quality indicators of the University of Seville services. This is a tool to manage quality for all university units and services. It is essential to gather and make use of the indicators that are the basis of planning, development and...

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EXPOBUS: online exhibitions space

The University of Seville Library, with the aim of spreading its bibliographic and documentary heritage, organizes different online exhibitions including essential funds of its heritage. In order to speed up the design and assembly of those exhibitions, an application to manage online exhibitions has been implemented and developed which allows...

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Information management skills learning

Training the university community in information management skills, is a key process for the Library, because of the importance for our users to get these competences to face the academic and working environment. Since many years ago, training in the University of Seville Library is placed in the top of Spanish universities rankings, since we...

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Social responsability

The Library has implemented a series of actions in order to increase its social value, visibility and improving its social perception. This social commitment is shown in the library website, mainly through the “Library involves” section, which has different parts: “The Library open to Sevilla”, where the activities and services offered by the...

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Active Involvement: bonds

The Llibrary gives a great importance to the establishment of bonds from a strategic as well as operational point of view. That’s the reason why in addition to promoting them, they have been systematized through a Map of bonds, which divides and classifies the partners according to their importance and impact in the US library strategy and...

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Good Practices and KM Meeting

The Library celebrates since 2007 a Good Practices and Knowledge Management Meeting, where different subject library projects and initiatives are presented every year, which become a model or source of inspiration for other libraries. Among its objectives we can highlight the following: transferring knowledge and experience among the US library...

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The management of the Library responds to the concept of total quality, in the conviction that the service can only be considered optimal when it is adapted to the client's use and provides a high degree of satisfaction. Our last achievement has been the +500 European Excellence Award in December 2016, means a recognition to the library human team who in a professional and enthusiastic way makes this library a reference.
What defines us.
Establish quality strategies and services focused on the university community and society, through the efficient management of the University's collections and scientific production, with innovative services that support students and researchers with a high social commitment.
The mission of the Library is to manage an information environment evolving to contribute to learning, research and innovation at the University, through strategies and excellent services in a sustainable and socially responsible way, that promote the generation and transfer of knowledge
• University commitment to fulfilling its mission
• User orientation: professional ethics, efficiency, accountability and confidentiality
• Commitment to excellence: continuous improvement, cooperation, profesionalism, teamwork and transparency in management
• Commitment to Open Science
• Social responsibility: attention to cultural diversity, disability and respect for the environment
Our core business

The Library is the University of Seville service which manages and provides the university community with the resources and access support, in terms of spaces as well as information. It contributes to the fulfillment of institutional and user objectives, related to study, teaching, research and university extension. It also collaborates in a...

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Our products and services

The library offers services related to access and dissemination of all the information resources to our users: access and loan of the collection in any format, institutional acquisition and through consortia of collections supporting study and research; online and in person assistance, information and dissemination services; support for research...

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Our people

The total number of employees of the University of Seville Library is 238 people, working in 17 different subject libraries, in direct contact with the users they serve. It is important to highlight the level of professionalism, knowledge, commitment and motivation of the human team, who works together in different innovative projects.

Company Data
Size of the organisation< 250 employees
LocationSevilla, Spain
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