Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

The Library

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Last updated on September 1, 2012 | Nederlandse versie | Version française


Library services and conditions

  • The library is open to ITG staff, ITG research fellows and ITG students.
  • Other qualified people can also make use of the library facilities, provided they first contact the librarian. External visitors are requested to register first at the reception desk at the main entrance of the institute.
Physical collections
  • Books and journals can be taken freely from the stacks. After consultation, these library materials should be left on one of the reshelving tables.
  • Other collections, such as for instance ITG student dissertations and grey literature, need to be requested at the counter (and returned there after use).
  • The library computers can be used to search electronic databases or search for information on the Internet.
  • The computers should not be used for electronic mail.
  • Photocopies can be made in self-service mode at the price of 0.06 Euro per copy (A4 format). A3 format photocopies cost 0.12 Euro each. Photocopies made by the library staff cost 0.15 Euro (A4) and 0.30 EURO (A3).
  • Color copies of library materials cost 0.45 Euro per copy (A4 format). These can be obtained at the counter.
  • Print-outs from library databases or Internet resources are charged in the same way as photocopies
  • Downloading information from bibliographic databases or Internet resources is free of charge. Idem for scanning printed library resources.
Document supply
  • Interlibrary lending and external document supply: the ITG library participates in the Antilope/Impala network, the union catalogue and document delivery consortium of Belgian scientific libraries. Therefore:
    • The ITG library may request documents from other libraries for the benefit of its own customers (conditions).
    • The ITG library will provide document delivery to registered Impala members.
    • Requests from non-registered Impala members (both corporate and individual) may be accepted only when received in written form (letter, fax, or e-mail) and the necessary financial conditions are met.
  • Book sales: the library does not sell or order any books for private use, either for staff, or for students.

ITG library home page Books Journals Electronic journals Databases WebSPIRS Internet links ITG home page