The UOC community downloads over seven million documents a year from the Library

Subject:  Multidisciplinary
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Author: Sandra Pérez (foto: Ekaterina Bolovtsova -

The number of downloads from the collection has continued to grow for the sixth year running

The most visited collections include packs of ebooks and platforms with legal information

What are the most frequently read books? What information is searched for the most? What are users' favourite platforms and databases? The UOC Library analyses how the university community uses its digital content every year. These data are valuable, because they provide information about search habits and the content that attracts the most interest. This means that the Library's collection can be adapted to users' needs.

Visits and downloads on the increase

Figures for the 2022/2023 academic year

Visites i descàrregues

1.2 M

searches (+5%)

1.1 M

visits to the website

7.3 M

downloads (+55%)*

*Increase in the collection as a result of use and improvements in data collection.


Information 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

The most viewed content

The most downloaded platforms and databases, and the most visited content

The collections



Ebooks, articles and videos about computer science, technology, multimedia and business.



Books and journals on topics such as psychology, economics and health.



Over 100,000 ebooks from Spanish and Latin American publishers


El Derecho

A comprehensive solution for lawyers, with legislation, jurisprudence and administrative doctrine.


Ebook Central

Thousands of ebooks in English and Spanish on a wide variety of topics.


Aranzadi Instituciones

The perfect partner for lawyers, with Spanish legislation and jurisprudence.



A legal platform with global coverage containing legislation, jurisprudence and practical guides.


La Ley

Specific answers for each case, with jurisprudence, legislation and doctrine from the Spanish Supreme Court.


Mementos Francis Lefebvre

Up-to-date manuals with in-depth analysis of current legislation.



Journals and books containing the latest research on social sciences, technology and medicine.


Images and videos

What are the most popular searches?

The most commonly used search terms in the Library are:

popular searches

aranzadi el derecho statista
vlex trastorno limite de la personalidad PsycINFO
sabi la ley  apa

The most popular guides

The most popular content produced by the Library's staff.