The misión of the Library System of Universidad Andrés Bello, organized in a quality management system, is to satisfy in a transversal way the information requirements of the university community and promote its integral growth, preparing it to fase in an autonomous way the teaching-learning processs according to a new complex and challenging enviroment. Being so a unit in permanent innovation and improvement of its services that promote research through knowledge management.
It consistsv of 9 physical libraries distributed in the Santiago, Viña del Mar and Concepción branches. The current printed bibliographic collection contains 492,185 volumes and 161,473 titles.
It has a Virtual Library which users can access to obtain information remotely from various resources, services and online tools, allowing access to the catalog of physical resources available; also access to electronic resources distributed in various areas of knowledge; the opportunity to register online to attend training workshops provided by the library; interaction with social networks to maintain constant communication; access to digital resources; connection to the Institutional Academic Repository (RIA); and the Portal of Electronic Journals UNAB.
The current offer of electronic resources available covers the different areas of knowledge taught at the University wich are distributed in three main types of formats. Subscribed Databases (38), Electronic Journal (33,742) and ebooks (73,761). Each of them contributes to the, teaching of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research carried out at the institution.