Scientific Library of the N. N. Andreyev Acoustics Institute
Scientific Library

The scientific library was established in 1954 on the basis of the books collection of the Acoustical laboratory of the Lebedev Physical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

The library contains about 100,000 items - books, journals, reports, dissertations, and translations - covering various problems of physics, mechanics, mathematics, engineering, and other fields of knowledge.

The library has also a large number of reference books: encyclopedias, dictionaries, technical reference books, and bibliography on different subjects.

The contents of the library is represented in the alphabetical and systematic catalogues and card indexes:

  • the alphabetical catalogue of manuscripts presents the descriptions of reports, dissertations, and graduate projects;
  • the alphabetical catalogue of translations contains the translations;
  • the alphabetical and systematic card indexes present the descriptions of books, collections of papers, periodicals, and serial editions on acoustics in Russian and in other languages. These indexes contain also the abstracts and comments on scientific papers published after 1950. The alphabetical and systematic cardindexes cover more than 200,000 scientific works on acoustics that appeared both in Russia and in all over the world;
  • the alphabetical card index of scientific publications belonging to the employees of the Acoustics Institute includes books, papers, reports, reviews, and translations.