The role of "Mihai Eminescu" Central University Library (CUL) in Iaşi is both to build up, organize, process, develop and preserve the collections of books, periodicals, electronic issues and to create the informational background needed to support the teaching and research activity of the university community in Iaşi, with an extension to the national and international one.
The global Politics of CUL connects indissolubly the teaching to the research. In the present times, it is both an encyclopedic academic library and a research encyclopedic one offering to our readers (in home lending or only in a reading room consultation, depending on the case) its entire stock.
By having the function of a Legal Deposit repository, CUL, a national level importance institution contributes to the enrichment of the national heritage and ensures the preservation of the cultural memory in order to be known and make a capital out of it by the next generations.
By the Decision of the President of the Scientific Research National Authority nr. 9508/January 25, 2011, it was certified the CUL’s capacity to develop research and development activities according to HG nr. 551/2007.