author's corner

On March 14, at 13:00 p.m., in the rest room of the Móstoles campus library, Pilar Martino Alba presents the book "The School of Dictators" for which she is the literary editor and translator.

On March 17, at 12:00 noon, Manuel Ros will present his book "Bisneros" at the Alcorcón campus library. Registration

And on March 22, at 12:30 p.m., Oriol Borrás Gené presents, in the press room of the Madrid campus library, his book “Introduction to gamification or gamification (in education)”.


S WEB Goal 04 This activity is part of Sustainable Development Goal No. 4: Guarantee inclusive, equitable and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.



March 8

The Library celebrates International Women's Day with bibliographic points of interest on all campuses. Stop by to see them in your library!

Do you want to participate in our photographic exhibition "Woman and University"? All participating photographs will be displayed on the library's website. Send us your photo at and participate!


S WEB Goal 05 This activity is framed within the Sustainable Development Goal No. 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.



Get to know the new URJC academic journals portal

It is a pilot project with OJS (Open Journal System) for open publication.

Sum of efforts of the library area (library service and publications service) and Ofilibre .

We encourage you to get to know him.



magazine portal

OE WEEK 2023

Open Access journals on communication. a world map

The Library of the Rey Juan Carlos University joins the Open Education Week by carrying out the following activity on Wednesday, March 8 at 17.00:XNUMX p.m.:

Talk/interview, of approximately one hour, between Francisco Leslie López del Castillo W. author of the article Open Access journals on communication. a world map, along with Alejandro Morales Vargas, editor of the monograph Science, its academic communication and its diffusion to wide audiences: a phenomenon of multiple dimensions, and the deputy editor Nuria Navarro Sierra deputy editor of the Index Communication magazine.

Synchronous talk through Teams, one hour long, in which they will talk about open communication and education.


Link to event



Help us improve our service

In order to improve the quality of the service we offer you, it is important for the University Library to know what its users think.

For this reason, we ask you to give us your opinion by filling in this small poll which will be open from lfrom February 20 to March 10.

Thank you very much for your cooperation.



February 1, at 12 noon. in the Fuenlabrada Campus Library.

  • Pilar Martino Alba. Editor and translator

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Financing of APCs through AATT

According to the Transformative Agreements signed with ACS, Elservier, Springer and Wiley (soon Cambridge), the APCs available for 2023 at the URJC are the following:

  • DHW: 12
  • Elsevier: 100
  • Springers: 18
  • Wiley: 40

Remember that in order to apply for publication, the financing criteria must be met. 

For more information consult the guide Transformative Agreements



Resolution of the National Commission for the Evaluation of Investigative Activity

On December 21, the resolution publishing the specific criteria approved for each of the evaluation fields has been published in the BOE.

See resolution.

For more information on six-year terms.




New eBooks on loan

The University Library has acquired more than 3.000 new books in electronic format for loan from the publishers Anaya, Síntesis and Tecnos. Consult the catalog of electronic books in the e-book lending platform.

mother synthesis technos



November 22, at 10 a.m. in the Alcorcón Campus Library.

  • Francisco Suarez. PhD Assistant Professor at the Rey Juan Carlos University
  • Jose Miguel Biscaia Fernandez. Associate Professor of Physiology at the European University of Madrid
  • Javier Vicente Tejedo. Associate Professor of Physiology and Anatomy in Biomedicine in the Department of Preclinical Dentistry of the European University of Madrid
  • Miguel Marchena. QAssistant Professor in the Department of Medicine of the European University of Madrid

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IdTrace, the new reservation and occupation APP of the University Library

The new reservation and occupation APP of the University Library is now available.

With IdTrace you can check the occupation of your Campus Library and reserve group work rooms (STG) and internet access stations (DAD).

Download the IdTarce APP for booking spaces
idtrace  App Store  Google Play 

How to make a reservation?


On October 26 and 27 to celebrate the International Open Access Week, the University Library of the Rey Juan Carlos University organizes two round tables 

To do this, we will have researchers from the URJC who are experts in climate justice, and the Library will also participate, commenting on the actions that we have developed to support Open Science research.

Wednesday 26 October, intervention of Carlos Horacio Lozano Ascencio, head of the University in the area of ​​Journalism, participates in the High-Performance Research Group in Mediation and Communication of the Rey Juan Carlos University and in the Teaching Innovation Group in Communication, Opinion, Media and Crisis, which will tell us about the contributions of the Climate Change Communication Observatory.

Thursday October 27, intervention of Susana Galera Rodrigo, holder of the University of Administrative Law, coordinator of the High Performance Research Group on Energy Transition and Climate Action. Global and Local, from the Rey Juan Carlos University, will tell us about the term “Climate Justice".
Shivani Lopez, URJC graduate and Master's student in Sustainable Societies and Social Change at the University of Jönköping, Sweden. She has experience dealing with the issue of climate change and democracy thanks to her collaboration with the WFD in the campaign "12 months, 1 question" (12 months, 1 question). Her intervention will deal with “The environmentalist intersectionality”.

Both round tables will include the participation of Fernando Silva, head of the Research section at the URJC University Library.
The format will be online through the TEAMS platform and will last one hour. The events will start at 12.00.


Activities of the University Library in the Science Week 2022

During Science Week 2022, the Móstoles Campus Library organizes various activities. Registration is now open ().

Workshop “Between leaves: trees and books”. 

  • Monday, November 7, 2022 from 16:00 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022 from 16:00 p.m. to 18:00 p.m.

Escape Room: journey along the periodic table”.

  • Friday, November 11, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Friday, November 11, 2022 from 12:00 a.m. to 13:30 a.m.

Guided tours from November 7 to 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 20:30 p.m. Registration is essential.

Exhibitions, from November 7 to 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 20:30 p.m. No reservations necessary.

  • International Year of Basic Sciences. Library Hall
  • Research Methodologies at the University. Library Hall