Direct access to content

If you are interested in accessing each institution’s collections or request bibliographical information, you can contact directly the person in charge directly at each of the institutions – either by phone or email – or fill in this form.

Olympic and Sports Studies Center J.A. Samaranch (Barcelona Olympic Foundation)

Fundació Barcelona OlímpicaThe consultation room provides 12 reading points and the necessary equipment to connect laptops to the Internet.

It is a public and free service. To access the collection, it is necessary to arrange an appointment by sending an  e-mail, or by telephone at +34-934260660, minimum 2 days in advance. Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. More information at the centre’s website.

Olympic and Sport Studies Centre (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

Centre d'Estudis Olímpics

The consultation room is equipped with 6 reading points and WIFI connection to the internal UAB network that provides access to the university digital collection.

The consultation service is open from Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 14pm but an appointment should be requested by sending and e-mail , filling in a form or by telephone (93 5811992), two days in advance as a minimum. More information at the centre’s website.


Barcelona Photographic Archive

Arxiu fotogràfic de BarcelonaThe Barcelona Photographic Archive offers a reference service for the image collection and provides the user the possibility to reproduce photographs on diverse media, as well as an image consultation and sale service on the Internet.

You can visit the reference room and library by appointment, which you can make online or by phone on: +34 93 256 34 20. The reference service by appointment operates Monday to Friday mornings, from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm, and Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, from 4.00 to 6.00 pm. Summer opening hours: from 24/06 to 24/09, closed afternoons. For more information, access the archive website


Barcelona Contemporary Archive

Sala de consulta de l'arxiu contemporani de BarcelonaThe Barcelona Contemporary Archive provides a reference and document reproduction service. The reference room provides 26 reading points, 3 micro-film readers and wifi access.

All those over 16 can access the collection but an appointment should be requested through the archive website. Documents can be free-consulted in the reference room from Monday to Friday from 9h to 13:30h. More information on the consultation.