A Scientific Library of the Institute was founded in 1926 as the Library of the Institute for Water Resources Researches of the Academy of Sciences of Ukrainian SSR, since 1938 it was the Library of the Institute of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering of the Academy of Sciences of Ukrainian SSR, and since 1963 has become the Library of the Institute of Hydromechanics of NAS of Ukraine.
The library fund consists of 84727 printed items: 28571 books, including 725 foreign ones; 48754 journals and periodicals (356 titles), including 16923 foreign ones (167 titles); 6200 special units, as follows:
- reports on research – 1758, printed items,
- abstracts – 3889 printed items;
- theses – 393 printed items.
Due to specifics of historical development of the Institute and change of its scientific subjects, the library contains the unique publications in the fields of fluid mechanics and hydrology (hydraulic structures, water resources, marine hydraulic engineering, river hydraulic engineering, construction for the coast protection, reservoirs, irrigation and drainage construction, environmental protection), hydrodynamics, acoustics, aerodynamics, shipbuilding.
The fund of the Library is available for staff members and graduate students of the Institute, as well as experts from other organizations of the NAS of Ukraine. Each year the library receives around 500 printed items by a subscription, as well as a gift from employees and Charitable Foundations.
Our collection of the periodicals includes a huge number of names, both domestic and foreign scientific journals, proceedings, newsletters and abstract journals.
The pride of the Library is a series of thematic periodicals, such as the ASCE:
Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (since 1956);
- Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (since 1956);
- Journal of Waterway Port Coastal and Ocean Engineering (since 1958);
- Journal of Fluid Mechanics (since 1961);
- Physics of Fluids (since 1962).
The Library possesses two Catalogues: an Alphabetical one for the books, journals and periodicals, abstracts of theses, dissertations, reports, research; a Systematic one for the books. The exhibitions of new acquisitions and special exhibitions are regularly organized by the Library.
Our Scientific Library maintains relations with the Vernadsky National Scientific Library, libraries of the academic institutes and institutions of higher education . The Institute exchanges the scientific journals "Applied Hydromechanics" and "Acoustic Bulletin" with the libraries of specialized agencies.
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