Informational activities

The Silesian Library offers information services for individuals and institutions.

Services offered include:

  • free of charge – library, catalogue information and informational, bibliographic and methodological counselling,
  • for a fee: queries – development of thematic summaries, execution of orders for reprographic prints of library materials, searching for factual information, preparation of materials from the collections of the Silesian Library on a specific subject.

Bibliographic lists are prepared on the basis of the library’s book collection and other information sources, including: Internet databases, catalogues of other libraries and resources of digital libraries.
The Library does not compile bibliographic lists for baccalaureate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or post-doctoral dissertations.

Rules for using the services are available in the Terms and Conditions for using the collections of the Silesian Library
Price list of fees and services provided by the Silesian Library
Order Form

Information is provided by:
Dział Udostępniania Zbiorów
plac Rady Europy 1, 40-021 Katowice
tel.: +48 32 208 37 40
fax: +48 32 208 37 20
e-mail: info@bs.katowice.pl
Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Online Exhibitions

    These are virtual thematic collections presenting selected stationary exhibitions or presenting library collections, including documents and objects. The collections are constantly supplemented with presentations, multimedia shows and photocasts.

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