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Libraries and Historical Archives Service

INAF Libraries and Historical Archives Service

  • develops and organizes in a coordinated manner the functions of acquisition, preservation and use of the library’s heritage, documental and archival;
  • manages and disseminates, with the latest technologies, the bibliographic information in the institution’s fields of interest;
  • meets the documentary requirements in the field of astrophysical research;
  • coordinates the activities of the single libraries by enhancing the services through their rationalization;
  • promotes innovation projects on the functioning of the various services and experiments with new technologies;
  • encourages cooperation with other information systems;
  • protects and enhances the historical archives owned by the Observatories.