Ivalsa has a specialist library that collects materials and resources in the following scientific areas:
biodiversity and germplasm,
propagation and cultivation,
forest utilization and mechanization,
at Sesto Fiorentino (FI);
wood technology and construction,
forest technology and first processing,
industrial technologies and products,
at San Michele all’Adige (TN)
The patrimony currently consists of approximately 25.000 documents (books, manuals, conference proceedings and multimedia) and 100 regular journals. It is possible to consult approximately 3000 electronic journals and databases on CD-ROM and on-line in the wood-forest sector.
The collection is available through an online bibliographic catalogue and a collective catalogue of serial.
The library is accessible to internal and external users, scholars, researchers, undergraduates and graduate students and offers consulting staff, in addition to online catalogues.
Bibliographic, documentary research and document delivery are also provided.
The purpose of the library is not only to acquire and preserve wide and up-to-date scientific documentation, but also to promote and disseminate information and to encourage interest in the wood-forest sector.
CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche/ National Research Council
IVALSA Istituto per la Valorizzazione del Legno e delle Specie Arboree/ Trees and Timber Institute
Via Madonna del Piano 10
I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
Via Biasi 75
I-38010 San Michele all'Adige (TN)
Tel. +39 0461 660222
Fax +39 0461 650045