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Library catalogue

The first place to look for material in the Library's collections. Search for books and serials by author, title and/or keyword.
1. Library Catalogue
2. New books lists in three months

Library introduction

The Library of the National Museum of Natural Science is a general reference library primarily for museum staff, but also available to the public by appointment. It is located in the 4th and basement 1st floor of the Information Building.

It is an open-access library. All of the books are available on the open shelves. Books may be borrowed from the library except the reference books and current issues, but are available for reference during opening hours.

There is a core collection of around 60,000 books, 1,000 journals, and 15,000 CDs on a wide range of subjects, such as zoology(invertebrates, entomology, reptiles and amphibians, and birds and mammals), botany(vascular plants, nonvascular plants, and fungi and lichens), geology(paleontology, rocks, and minerals), archaeology(ethnology and archaeology), and museum studies, etc. The library online catalogue can be consulted at terminals in the reading room and the readers can also see the digital museum databases, e-journals, and related online databases.

Photocopying facilities are available.

Opening times: 09:00–17:30 Monday–Friday

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