Our University Library is the largest academic library in the region. Its collections are developed to support the scientific, research and educational needs of the entire academic community. They include literature dealing with a full range of university subjects, both exact sciences and the arts (humanities, social and pedagogical sciences, technical and economical sciences). The collections encompass a wide variety of subjects, but mainly those represented at the University, and amount to 740.000 volumes.
The University Library, aided by a network of specialist libraries, constitutes a uniform library and research information system supporting the University departments and institutes. It not only develops the existing collections according to a clear and consistent acquisition policy, but also constitutes a firm basis for research and study.
The catalogue of Library collections is accessible via the Internet and in all catalogue and reading rooms.
The University Library is situated within the two University campuses:
Campus A – Engineering, Sciences and Economics Division
Campus B – Humanities and Social Sciences Division
This division creates and maintains specialised collections on visual arts, music, culture, literary studies, literature, linguistics, social communication, history, political science, philosophy, sociology, pedagogy, education. Acquires various library materials: books, periodicals and serials, special collections (manuscripts, antique books, graphics, social life documents and electronic resources).
This division creates and maintains specialised collections on mathematics, physics, astronomy, automation, computer science, electronics, electrical engineering, mechanics, architecture, construction and environmental engineering, biotechnology, environmental protection, economics, organisation and management. Acquires various library materials: books, periodicals and serials, reference materials, special collections (norms, patents, catalogues, specialist literature and electronic resources). It also supports the activities of the local Standards Information Point and Patent Information Centre. The collection of norms, patents and designs is the biggest one in the Lubuskie Province.