Virtual Library

Madrid campuses:

C/ Maria de Molina 31 bis -1 floor, corner with C/ Núñez de Balboa, 28006.

  • 107 study and reading places.

IE Tower C/ Castellana 259E, 28046.

  • virtual library and librarian spot on 6th floor.
  • 38 quiet rooms with 372 study and reading places located throughout the building:
      • 3rd floor 54 study and reading places: 9 rooms with 6 places each.
      • 6th floor 48 study and reading places: 6 rooms with 8 places each.
      • 9th floor 60 study and reading places: 2 rooms with 30 places each.
      • 12th floor 60 study and reading places: 2 rooms with 30 places each.
      • 15th floor 60 study and reading places: 2 rooms with 30 places each.
      • 18th floor 54 study and reading places: 9 rooms with 6 places each.
      • 21st floor 36 study and reading places: 6 rooms with 6 places each.

Segovia campus: 

C/ Cardenal Zuñiga 12, Santa Cruz la Real Convent 2nd floor, 40003.

  • 131 study and reading places.

Search for Library at Indoor Navigation App.

The library opening hours will match those of the different buildings.

You can find an expert librarian online and present on the different campuses: Madrid Campuses at MM31bis -1 floor, IE Tower 6th floor (next to 6.12 Quiet Room), and at Segovia Campus library.

Attendance schedule (CET)

  • Monday to Friday: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm
  • Sunday: 10 am – 2 pm

IE Tower’s spot

  • Monday to Friday: 11 am – 2 pm and 3 pm – 7 pm

Segovia’s consult desk

  • Monday to Friday: 1 pm – 2 pm

Madrid Campus:

  • Email:
  • Telephone: +34 91 568 96 00
  • Whatsapp: +34 683 70 12 86
  • Chat on the library website.

Segovia Campus:


Alumni can access the physical IE University Library at María de Molina 31bis (Madrid) or at the Segovia Campus during visiting hours (Mon thru Fri 10 am to 8 pm). No appointment needed prior; please bring your DNI or passport for registration upon arrival.

Former members of IE Community with materials pending to be returned to the Library will be excluded from all the Library services and products indefinitely.

Non-IE Community member researchers are welcome to consult our physical collections available in Madrid MM31bis or Segovia Campuses during visiting hours (Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.).

Please, contact the Library and we will answer you as soon as possible.

Check here other nearby libraries with study rooms.


On the Madrid Campus, study rooms and work rooms can be reserved using the application available on Campus.

On the Segovia Campus, there are reading places in the library that can be reserved using the application available on Campus.. You can also study in other locations as long as they are not reserved: workrooms (3rd floor), and in the classrooms.



There is no limit for electronic resources (ebooks, articles, etc.).

Students, faculty and recent graduates can borrow up to 8 items at a time, regardless of whether they are books, DVDs, CD-ROMs, etc.

Staff, PhD, and DBA have unlimited borrowing rights.

You need to download the DiY IEU Library APP in your own device to borrow and return items.

  • There are several options for ebooks, it depends on the platform and the publisher.
  • Students can borrow physical items for 30 days.
  • Professors/faculty/staff, PhD and DBA can borrow physical items for 90 days.
  • Recent graduates can borrow physical items for 30 days. 

Yes, items with red or green dots and printed journals cannot be taken out of the library. However, you can ask the librarians about them.

Also, at professors’ request, the due date for certain items can be changed (usually DVDs).

Please, note that items in the PhD section can only be borrowed by PhD, DBA, and Staff.

  • Students and Faculty can renew items 3 times. Renewals have to be processed via the website or DiY IEU Library APP, using your  “User Portal”.
  • Staff, PhD and DBA users enjoy unlimited renewals.

Items can be renewed at any time once they have been borrowed.

  • When the item has been requested by another user.
  • When it has already been renewed 3 times.
  • When the item is overdue.
  • When the borrower has pending fines.

Yes, you can reserve items online using your IE credentials on the webpage or the DiY IEU Library APP. Search for the material you want with our catalog and click the “Place Hold” button.

Once you receive an email confirming it has become available, you can pick up the item. Reserved items can be found in the Holds area with a paper with the holders’ names. Take the one with your name and borrow it with the DiY IEU Library APP.


IE University Library reserves the right to block a user portal due to inappropriate behavior in the library or inappropriate use of its holdings, and even to withhold the services and products the library offers. The user will always be notified in advance.

Yes, you can. It normally takes about 24 hours for the item to arrive at your library from the other campus.


Yes, through the interlibrary loan service.

You can place the request through our catalog by clicking the “Request item through Interlibrary Loan” button.

If you are a student, the request has to include information about the class for which you need the item and the name of the professor who will approve the petition.


IE University Library acquires items in an online format, provided that such format exists for academic use. Please, check the New Purchases Policy and fill out the Acquisition form.


The Library holds a copy of all compulsory items on syllabus reading lists.


Final Projects are deposited in their respective Departments for the required length of time. 



During library service hours, there are librarians available to help you on campus and online via chat,  WhatsApp +34 683 70 12 86 or videocall.

After hours, you can browse our virtual library, send us an email or message with your question and we will respond as soon as we are back.

From the library website, just enter your search term in the search box.

From the online campus, click the Library button. Go back to the homepage and you can now access all the resources available in the online catalog.

With the DiY IEU Library APP, you can search the catalog.

On the library catalog or your My account, access with your IE credentials. The username and password are the same as the campus online login information.

From the DiY IEU Library APP, where you can manage your loans, holds, fines; borrow, renew, return items, and solve pending payments. You can also search the catalog.


Books are organized by subject and by call number within each subject from left to right and top to bottom on the shelves. The shelves are labeled with general and detailed information on each subject.


Another user may be using it at that time, it might be on the shelving trolley, or on a table waiting to be reshelved. It could also be incorrectly shelved, or the item may be lost. Regardless, contact a librarian and they will help you locate the item.



Contact the Library, and send a screenshot of the error. Contact the IT team.

Yes, they can. They can consult how to use Turnitin, the plagiarism checking tool, in this guide.

Yes, our Library implements new and trendy tecnologies such as augmented reality, inmersive reality, gamification, AI, etc.



The IE community can use this service to access the online resources that the Library subscribes to (databases, e-books, electronic journals, multimedia material, etc.) by searching our online catalog WorldCat from any device connected to the internet.


Accessing these materials from a computer outside the IE campus requires authentication by a member of the IE community with the credentials provided by IE (e-mail and password). Go to the login screen and select “IE University.” No authentication is required to access the Virtual Library from a computer inside the campus or through a VPN. 


All members of the IE community: students, PDI- teachers and researchers, PAS- Administrative team. Recent graduates can access a specific list of electronic resources.


There are several ways to connect to electronic resources:

  • Searching for electronic resources in the Library catalog.
  • The DiY IEU Library APP.
  • The search option on Campus online.
  • The resources selected on our website.

You can always ask a librarian. We will show you how to search for something specific or to schedule an information session —in person or online— where you can learn more about the online resources available. Check the Training service to request a training session.

You can register for the open training sessions on Training Caledar.


Once you have completed the search in the library catalog, or directly in the database, you will have to check that the document you have selected is available in the library.  When searching the library catalog, make sure that the item location reads “IE University Library.” If it does not, you can request the item through the “Place Hold” button in WorldCat.


There are links to the premium press on the library’s homepage where you can find international and Spanish news.


To reserve Bloomberg you must do it through Blackboard Room Booking or Staff Booking > Positions Booking > María de Molina, 31 bis > Biblioteca > Bloomberg. 

You can reserve Eikon by contacting the library.


Please be informed that accessing our collections implies the acceptance of the Library Use Conditions. Changes in resource availability may occur due to vendor policy or library committee decisions.