The library of the Botanical Institute of Barcelona (IBB) has 12 reading spaces, where users can consult most of the bibliographic collection. Some items such as unpublished theses, rare books or lesser consulted journal titles are kept apart and should be requested to the library staff.
Monographs are sorted by subject (CDU) and journals in alphabetical order. You can access the Online catalogue of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) Libraries Network in order to consult the availability of any book and their call number.
The library has two public computers for internet access and provides WIFI service.
For consultation of rare books including those which belong to the Salvador Collection it is necessary to fulfil certain specific requirements.