- books and reference materials on meteorology, atmospheric physics, and the like
- over 35,000 volumes of books collected in the hall, and some meteorological periodicals have collections spanning more than 70 years
- precious early meteorological observation materials and GMS satellite cloud chart films (15 years) held in the library
- more than 400 doctoral and master’s theses and other technical data and information reports
Homepage of Library of IAP
With the development of the institute’s intranet, the modern library management software has been adopted to offer the circulation inquiries, the online reservation and the renewal.
The library of IAP has developed into a very important collection and literature retrieval center of meteorological professional literatures, containing about 35000 books and 115 types of periodicals. Specifically, QJRMS of Royal Meteorological Society (1881-）, AMS of American Meteorological Society (1897-), JMR of Journal for Maritime Research (1937-), Meteorological Bulletin (1936-) and other important periodicals have been kept in the library for a long time, and have huge scientific research value. The library also collects a large number of master theses, doctoral theses, technical reports, information and data. The library uses the modern book management software and Suiyitong remote attestation service, and provides such functions as search, borrowing and full-text downloading of documents and literatures via the network. It also provides the individualized services such as documentation transfer, inter-library borrowing, literature retrieval, and new arrival search, and offers more comprehensive services to the research personnel so that they can find information quickly and accurately and apply for scientific research projects smoothly.