Library

General Information

The Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS Library is a specialised scientific library with a rich collection of books in the fields of chemistry, physics and related sciences. The majority of the collection is in languages other than Polish, mainly in English. We are a community library, open to all those who share an interest in the subject matter of our collection.

The Library collection includes

  • Approx. 31,000 volumes (books);
  • Approx. 37,000 copies of continuing resources publications (journals);
  • Approx. 900 journal titles (20 current subscriptions);
  • Approx. 590 doctoral and habilitation dissertations;
  • Approx. 26,000 specialised collection items (microfilms, microfiches, CDs);
  • Approx. 860 digitalised scientific publications;
  • On-line access to 18 computer databases.

Access

For persons external to the Institute there is access to all library materials in the reading room, as well as through inter-library loans.

Inter-library loan service

The service is available during Library opening hours. The service can order various types of publications not available in our collesction for Institute employees. Telephone: (22) 343 31 39, e-mail: biblioteka@ichf.edu.pl and anierychlewska@ichf.edu.pl (Arleta Nierychlewska).

Open Access

Information concerning open-access publication of research papers can be found on the Library’s website.

News

The Library is open to employees of the Institute of Physical Chemistry and Chemipan between 11 AM and 1 PM. Other users are dealt with remotely. Before entering the library, please remember to disinfect your hands and put on a face mask. Only two people at a time are allowed into the library. You are most welcome!

SIPC PAS Library website