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The Marie Curie Library hosts print and digital collections and archives. Access to them is through the online catalogue.

The Catalogue provides bibliographical information, items availability, and direct links to electronic resources. Licensed resources, marked as locked [ICTP intranet only], can only be accessed by authorized users from inside ICTP.


A highly specialized collection of monographs and conference proceedings with a focus on physics and mathematics. It includes digital texts available online or on laser discs. The volumes are on open shelves, arranged by subject according to the UDC (Universal Decimal Classification) system.
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Print titles are arranged in alphabetical order on open shelves in the Library; some older or discontinued titles are kept in separate storage areas, and can be consulted upon request to the information desk. Current issues of selected journals are displayed in the Library entrance area.

Full-text electronic journals can be accessed using the search or browse functions in the catalogue.
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Alphabetical list of journal titles


The archive hosts scientific research results obtained by resident scientific staff and scientific visitors at ICTP (associate members, staff associates and others) which are published as preprints or reports from 1964 to 2007, and partially to 2008. From 2006 onwards, PostScript versions and LaTeX sources are also available.

Recent preprints and sources from 2004 onwards are also available at:


Press clippings taken from national and international newspapers and magazines.


A collection of international theses/dissertations, mainly in the fields in physics and mathematics. Items can be consulted or borrowed upon request to the information desk.


An extensive archive of photographs showing ICTP activities, events, scientists and guests.


A collection in the field of science, and historical moments in the life of the Centre, available in online streaming or upon request to the information desk.