The Marie Curie Library's purpose is to offer essential high quality services and provide information support to ICTP researchers, visitors and participants in the activities organized by the Centre, in line with the ICTP mission. Moreover, it runs programmes aimed at the dissemination of knowledge in least developed countries.
The Marie Curie Library (Leonardo Building, first floor) is open to scientists, students and staff at ICTP, at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), at the Department of Physics, University of Trieste (local branch, formerly DFT) and at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA). During weekends, access is restricted to members and visitors of these institutions.
External visitors interested in using the Library, researchers from other scientific institutions or university students may apply for access during weekdays by contacting the Librarian at the Information Desk.
Reference assistance is available in person or by phone during opening hours. The Library offers computer terminals, institutional wi-fi, facilities for printing, copying and scanning bibliographic material, document-delivery service.
Monday - Friday: 8.30 - 20.00
Saturday & Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00
Marie Curie Library
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Strada Costiera 11
I-34151 Trieste (Italy)
Phone: (+39) 040 2240 306
Fax: (+39) 040 2240 394
|Surface area (approx)||1,000 square meters|
|Shelf space (approx.)||5,000 linear meters|
|Photocopiers and printers||2|
Collections as of December 2015
|Additions in 2015||864|
|Journals, current subscriptions||124|
|Total print titles||1,280|
|Electronic and multimedia resources|
|Current e-journal titles||3,268|
|Films and videos||222|
Usage Statistics in 2015
Library Services in 2015
|Inter-library loans and document delivery|
|Items issued to other libraries||327|
|eJournals Delivery Service|
|New registrations in 2015||384|