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Library activities

The AGH University Main Library of AGH is an integral part of one of the most modern technical universities in the country, providing high-quality services to AGH employees and students. The library collects traditional printed materials but also offers access to scientific databases, electronic journals, and online books, enabling fast and efficient information retrieval.

The Library supports  scientific and education activities of the University. Library staff, for example, offer a course on scientific information and bibliographic search methodology. One of the main tasks of the Library is to register the publications of AGH employees and students in the AGH University Authors and Publications Database (BaDAP). The Library is responsible for managing the AGH Repository and AGH's participation in the Research Data Repository of Krakow Universities (RODBUK).

History of AGH portal is maintained, gathering biographies of individuals associated with the University. The care for the future of the University also includes the preservation of its memory, particularly concerning the Library.

The Library provides space for individual and group study and work. Users have access to several reading rooms and study rooms until late evening hours.

The Library embodies the concept of the "third place" and plays a significant social role, serving not only as a place for learning but also for student and staff meetings or integration. Various events are organized, including lectures, exhibitions, author meetings, and training in information skills. It is a place that promotes reading culture and develops information competencies within the academic community.

The Library collaborates with national and international institutions. Participation in various initiatives, conferences, exchange programs, or cooperation with other libraries ensures access to a broad spectrum of scientific and educational content. This, in turn, results in the development of modern services for the university community, providing an opportunity to enhance the competencies of library staff and build a work culture based on recognized standards and best practices.

The Library is involved in digitization projects aimed at preserving, sharing, and promoting scientific heritage.

Maintaining a lively and multichannel connection with users through social media is one of the priorities. The Library actively engages with its audience on Facebook, Instagram, and the LinkedIn platform.