Library hours:
Monday to Friday: 08h30 to 20h00
Saturdays: 09h00 to 13h00

FLACSO - Biblioteca FLACSO - Biblioteca


Bibliographic references and loans

The service of reference orientates the user how to realize the search of the information in the catalogue on line and in the databases signed of a most rapid and satisfactory way.

The open shelves modality allows direct physical access on the part of the user.

The library offers two types of loans: to domicile for the community FLACSO; and in room for external users.

Periodicals library

It has collections of indexed magazines by articles specialized in Social Sciences.


It includes the complete collection of Ecuadoran movies, e-books and material in other formats. >


Acquisitions are carried out directly though providers of national publishing houses and though the Internet from international libraries.

The library also offers a book and magazine exchange service with various Latin American, United States and European universities.

It receives particular donations in good condition of conservation with previous selection and analysis of the donated material.

Technical processes

Bibliographic material are catalogues and classified in accordance with the RDA rules (Resources, Description and Access) and Dewey's decimal classification.