Set up in 2001, the Sciences Campus Library houses the collections coming from the former libraries of Physics (Arcetri) and Chemistry and from the archives of the Superior Physics section (Santa Marta) and the Department of Chemistry. It also holds the entire journals collection of the Department of Pharmacy.
In 2014 the collection of Astronomy, formerly housed in Arcetri Observatory and then in the Department
, was added.
Part of the books and journals collection is housed at Museo Galileo
: see catalogue
For items acquired before 1991, it is advisable to search also the card catalogue.
The library collection consists of:
Special interest collections available online
- 166 seats in the reading rooms
- 10 desktop PCs for catalogue search and research
- 1 JAWS-enabled PC
- wireless connection
The libraries lies inside the Sciences Campus
in the suburb of Sesto Fiorentino, on the first floor of the Lecture Rooms-Library Building (n. 6)
The entire building is wheelchair accessible.