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The Information and Communication Center (CID) "Fernández Flores Banuet" of the Universidad de Iberoamérica (UNIBE). is an information center specialized in health sciences, which supports the academic programs that are developed in this house of higher education.
Objectives of the UNIBE CID:

  • Contribute to the strengthening of the academic level of the different faculties of UNIBE.
  • Satisfy the information needs of the different types of users who come to the CID.
  • Disseminate the various bibliographic and audiovisual materials that the bibliographic collection has.
  • Ensure the good condition and development of the collections.
  • Stimulate the formation of reading habits.
  • Become the Permanent Information and Education Center.
  • Promote culture and support research at the University.
The CID has at your disposal:
  • Individual study room.
  • Group study room.
  • Workstations for Internet consultation / online catalog consultation / databases of scientific journals.
  • WIFI connection to the wireless network, this service is provided to students and teachers in the CID UNIBE.

About the CID

CID Schedule

Office hours: Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hours of use of study rooms: Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm. Saturday 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.

Induction in the use of the CID

Enter the following document to receive a Induction in the use of CID services.

You can access the
Policies and Internal Regulations of the Library.

Online Catalog-OPAC

You can review our bibliographic collection.

You can check our bibliographic collection by click here. We invite you to see the video tutorial on the use of OPAC.

Answer all of your questions

Office hours: Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hours of use of study rooms: Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm. Saturday 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.

Enter the following document to receive an Induction in the use of CID services.
You can access the Policies and Internal Regulations of the Library.
You can check our bibliographic collection

You can check our bibliographic collection by clicking here We invite you to watch the video tutorial on the use of OPAC.
Access the main research journals

The University of Iberoamerica through the Information and Documentation Center CID-UNIBE has access to the following online databases available to students, professors and administrative staff:

It has the following databases:

  • MEDLINE Complete.
  • PsycARTICLES.
  • MedicLatina.
  • GreenFILE.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts.
  • CINAHL Complete.
  • EBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
* Enter by doing here:

* Note: The password and password are provided in the Information and Documentation Department.

You need a password and password to access outside the University. If not, contact the CID-UNIBE.
Tutorials for the use of EBSCO HOST

  • How to create a user account in EBSCO HOST ?: watch video.
  • How to perform an advanced search ?: watch video.
  • List of results and basic tools: watch video.
  • How to access electronic books? watch video.

Short description: The Open Access Book Directory is a service of the OAPEN Foundation (Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association). The OAPEN Foundation is an international initiative dedicated to the publication of Open Access monographs, based in the National Library of The Hague. The main objective of DOAB is to increase the ability to discover open access books. Thematic: more than 15,000 open access books in all areas of knowledge.



Brief description: Directory of open access scientific journals whose main objective is to support and improve education in the world.
Thematic: General Medicine, Public Health, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Health Sciences, Nursing, Chemistry, etc.



Brief description: Repositories of institutions, international organizations, research centers, universities, etc. which provides access to books, magazines, conferences, multimedia material, etc.
Thematic: Biology and Biochemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Health Sciences and Social Sciences.



Short description: The UNESDOC database contains the complete texts and bibliographic records of UNESCO documents and publications from 1945, as well as the bibliographic records of library acquisitions. These documents and publications are prepared by the UNESCO Offices and Institutes.
Themes: Education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture and communication and information.



Brief description: This database includes references from publications published in Europe, of special interest for research in Human and Social Sciences on Latin America. It includes the summary and access to the full text of magazine articles, thesis, conference proceedings, books, etc.
Themes: History, Literature, Politics, Public Administration, Culture, Anthropology, Ethnology, Sociology, Social Affairs, Economics, Business, Industry, Demography, Population, Migration, Law, Education, International Relations, Cities, Urbanism, Architecture, Environment, Ecology, Natural resources, Geography, Religions, Beliefs, Women and Gender Studies, Agriculture, Rural Economy, Information, communication, media, Development, Cooperation and Linguistics.



Brief description: PubMed is a search engine with free access to the MEDLINE specialized database of citations and abstracts of biomedical research articles.
Thematic: Medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary, public health, and preclinical sciences.



Brief description: It is a model for the cooperative electronic publication of scientific journals on the Internet. Specially developed to respond to the needs of scientific communication in developing countries and particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean, the model provides an efficient solution to ensure visibility and universal access to your scientific literature.
Thematic: Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Health Sciences, Exact Sciences and Earth, Human Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Engineering, Linguistics, Letters and Arts.



Brief description: Federal government institute that is the world's largest medical library and creator of PubMed, MEDLINE and MedlinePlus. Collect materials in all fields of biomedicine and health care.
Themes: Information center, international organization, biomedicine.



Brief description: The thematic pages of the World Health Observatory cover global health priorities. The data is organized to monitor progress towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular indicators on the health situation to monitor progress towards the overall health goal (mortality and global health estimates, including life expectancy), indicators to monitor equity in health indicators, and indicators for SDG targets specifically focused on health and related aspects (indicators covering the mother's reproductive health fields , the newborn and the child; infectious diseases; noncommunicable diseases and mental health; injuries and violence; and health systems).


Norms for the elaboration of bibliographical references
You can deposit your books in the night mailbox

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 p.m. onwards and Saturdays 4:00 p.m. onwards. This is a service available for students who for various reasons cannot deliver books during normal library hours. These may be deposited in the night mailbox at the aforementioned schedule.

Psychological tests CANNOT be deposited in the mailbox. In the case of finding a late book, you will still be charged the respective fine, so you are asked to go to the library to cancel at normal hours.

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Phone: (506) 2240-0400

Email

admissions@unibe.ac.cr

Address

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