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Cervantes room

Due to measures taken in prevention of COVID-19 spread, this service is temporarily suspended. We will inform as soon as it is restored. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


Sala Cervantes

In this room users can consult the following collections:

How to use the holdings in this room:

In order to consult these holdings, users must have a researcher or reader card.
Requests in advance: In order to reduce waiting times, up to 10 volumes may be requested in advance, using the following form:


Direct request: you may ask the librarians directly for up to 3 volumes at a time, by filling in the corresponding form.
Holdings in the Alcalá de Henares depository: Some documents are held in remote depositories. If the document is in the Alcalá de Henares depositories, it will be delivered within 24 to 48 hours.

Free-access holdings: The reference collection is on the shelves in the room and may be accessed freely.

The room offers:

Practical information:

  • Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 20:00.
    Requests for holdings from 9:00 to 19:00.
    Saturdays, from 9:00 to 14:00.
    Requests for holdings from 9:00 to 13:00.

    Summer opening times (16 June to 15 September):

    Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 19:30.
    Requests for holdings from 9:00 to 18:30.
    Saturdays closed.

  • Recoletos Branch. 2nd floor of the south wing

  • Telephone numbers: 91 516 89 85 / 91 516 81 14 



  • Information leaflet about the room (pdf)