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“Knowledge is power” - Sir Francis Bacon, 1597
Four centuries later, this is still true. But for the first time in history countless knowledge is now at your fingertips, and you now have the power to access it effortlessly.
The IE Library works to support research, teaching and learning, providing access to the necessary information resources, besides to facilitate their conservation and diffusion. There are two centers: IE Business School Foundation, located in Madrid and IE University, located in Segovia and Madrid, through which all its services are offered. IE Library works with an integrated system web scaled" a software based on cloud computing. The catalogue contains more than 250 million records from libraries and from leading U.S. institutions and 76.2 million records from libraries around the world, present in 170 countries.
It offers a vast type of documents: electronic journals, databases of different themes, e-books, printed titles, online press, research resources. In addition to a worldwide Interlibrary Loan System, that complement the catalog with other Spanish and international libraries, include other services such as the loan of ipads and tables, as well as materials relevant to the study.
Besides the printed collection available to users in the library, online resources and the catalog are accessible in the Virtual Library http://library.ie.edu, available 24/7.
The fund of the library is also available through the Facebook profile, and the library has presence in different social networks such as Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, Pinterest and Flickr. All networks are managed by adding new online resources, widgets and websites that improve the flow of dynamic and relevant information. Students can also use our “Online Librarian Support Service” to connect directly to our librarians in case they need any assistance with their research, besides to contact the library using the Chat service located in the web site, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the differential values of IE Library is its strong commitment to research and technology, involvement in projects that address next generation technologies that change the way we read, learn and possibly the vision we have of the world.
Among the latest technologies, the library includes: Augmented reality (Layar), recognition and capture of gestures (Leap motion), e-books and interactive multimedia. Currently in research and collaboration: Speech Recognition, geolocation, Internet of things, multimedia, Google glass, wearable devices (Myo Thalmic bracelet, bracelete Cicret), retina recognition devices and expansion of sensory perception like google goggles.
Everything at the users disposal to enhance their academic training and their relation with the new developments.
The Library is also a member of academic library consortium, regionally, nationally and internationally, with which collaborates to share knowledge and continue growing.
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This university has changed my way of exploring the world from different perspectives by creating a strong bond with students from all around the world. Sharing our experiences, languages and cultures has enabled us to be one step closer to an international community that is only provided at IE University.
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My time at IE University has been an experience like no other. The professors are highly qualified and being able to interact with them every day in class is an exciting experience and a privilege. The individual attention we get is like no other.
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The most important thing you need to bring to IE University is passion and commitment.