The Library has 26 935 volumes, which consists of 7 500 books, 18 156 periodicals volumes and 1 279 cartographic elaborations.

Since 2004, the Library has an access to thousands of scientific journals from the collection of world literature. Within the PAS consortium there has been bought an access to databases in the Virtual Library of ICM - University of Warsaw.

The Library participates in the creation of a list of titles of foreign journals compiled by the National Library,to which the updated list of the subscribed and received by the exchange or as gifts foreign magazines is sent annually.

Not only staff of the Institute uses the Library's collection but also researchers from other institutions in Poznań and students, M.Sc. students, Ph.D. students, teachers, schools and amateur scientists. We make our collection available for universities and scientific institutions throughout the country.

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