Studying at the Medical University of Bialystok is supported by a modern and very well equipped University Library. It is the largest scientific-medical library in the Podlasie region. It was established in 1950 along with the University.
The Library offers diverse services and training, and has the added function of a medical science information centre. Its resources are mainly used by students, postgraduates, research and academic staff, as well as health professionals from the region and scientific institutions elsewhere.
At the moment there are nearly 130,000 books + 50,000 journals + 8,000 special collection items held at the Library. Apart from the printed resources, the Library provides access to a lot of bibliographic and full text databases, comprising 15,000 online journals. Academic staff and students use the online sources not only via the academic network, but also from their home PCs, 24h access to scientific literature. Details of the library resources are available in online catalogues. Library users can book the titles they want to borrow and monitor their account status via the ALEPH remote library system.
Printed and digital resources are available for use in two stylish reading rooms, with PC workstations and wireless Internet connection.
In addition to its core service, the Library hosts lectures to promote a healthy lifestyle and displays paintings by Polish artists who worked in Poland and abroad at a series of exhibitions advertised as Art in the Library.
More about Univesity Library: https://biblioteka.umb.edu.pl/ed/