Address : B-dul Carol I nr. 20A Iasi, in Building B (3rd floor)
Phone : 0232-201475
Contact : Elena Ungureanu - head of the library
E-mail : ele_ung@ yahoo.com
|Monday – Friday|
|Loan at home:||9.00 - 19.30|
|Access at the reading rooms:||8.30 - 20.00|
|Saturday - Sunday||Closed|
The access in this library is based on the CUL Entrance Card valid in the headquarters and in all the branch libraries.
The total fund (January 2014): 61.985 bibliographic units (books and periodicals)
Number of entries in the database (September 2014): 26.550 entries
The library of Geology and Geography holds important collections of documents, books and serials, in all fields of Geology and Geography. There are available for the beneficiaries dictionaries, general and specialized encyclopaedias, atlases, maps, bibliographies.
The old books come from the former libraries of the university departments, but also from donations. The oldest work in the funds is De obste gheografie (1795) by Bishop Amfilohie (Hotiniul), as the first Geography textbook in the country. The old foreign book is highly represented, mainly by French and German books: "Reclus Elisée : Nouvelle Géographie Universelle", vol.1-13, 1875 ( Paris ) , "Nouveau Larousse illustrée. Dictionnaire universel encyclopédique," 7 vol. + sup. (Paris).
The library of geography hosts the documentary library Donation E. and M. Cosinschi-V.Rey, founded in 1991 as library of the Geography Department, including books, photocopies, serials, maps, atlases, in a number of 768 volumes received from the Institute of Geography from Lausanne University (Switzerland).
The collections of books and serials are also completed by national and international exchange. We send to our partners (90 partners in 24 countries) the following serial publications: Annals of "Al. I. Cuza" University, departments of Geology, Geography, Papers of "D. Cantemir" Geography Seminar, Factors and pedogenetic processes from the temperate climate.
The library offers to its readers the following catalogues: