The Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine hosts a specialized library, which aims to provide its internal and external users bibliographic resources and information, being responsible for the collection, storage, document processing and dissemination of information.
IHMT Library’s collection includes monographic character volumes, titles of periodicals, non book materials and even a specific fund composed of academic work carried out at the Institute specialized in the following areas: Tropical Medicine, Public Health, Parasitology, Biomedical Sciences, Genetics, Diseases, Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Health Statistics.
Its mission is to manage, preserve and disseminate bibliographic funds in any type of printed or digital media, as well as to plan user-centered services that contribute to the success of the teaching-learning process and to the appreciation of the academic and scientific community.
In a perspective of open science and multidisciplinary and interinstitutional collaboration, it also seeks to ensure the availability of scientific information and sources of information, with a view to its future reuse, and the preservation of institutional memory.
Contact: biblioteca at ihmt.unl.pt