Faculty of Political Science and International Studies Library, University of Warsaw – Poland, is located at Nowy Świat 69. It is one of the largest faculty libraries at the University of Warsaw, both in terms of the use of collections and attendance in the reading room.
Books are primarily collected for the teaching and research needs of all courses of study at the Faculty. Currently, the library collection has about 71 000 volumes – books and magazines (as of 31 December 2011) and also 708 PhD theses that have been defended at the Faculty and collected since 1975.
According to the University Regulations, the reading room is also a public scientific reading room. All who are interested, can use the collections freely here. Due to our participation in the cooperation of Polish academic libraries, in terms of developing computer files in NUKAT, information about our book collection is available in the University of Warsaw Libraries online catalogue and the NUKAT central directory.
The reading room has 90 seats. It houses a reference library that contains works of general content, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, reference books and magazines collected by the library.
Information about our book collection can be obtained either through a computer directory or an old-fashioned card catalogue.