Libraries in the electronic catalogue - List of abbreviations
Abbreviations of the libraries’ names visible by the documents found in the electronic catalogue in the “Location” field develop after clicking with the cursor.
The University of Silesia Libraries - List of abbreviations
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Katowice - Reading Room and Circulation Desk of Library Science
CINiBA (Library of the University of Silesia - collections of Chemistry)
BFA BFAbg, BFAfo
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Sosnowiec – Circulation Desk of English Philology
BFG BFGbg, BFGfo
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Sosnowiec – Reading Room and Circulation Desk of Germanic Philology
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Katowice – Reading Room of Classical Studies
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Katowice
BFR BFRbg, BFRfo
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Sosnowiec – Circulation Desk of Romanic Philology
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Sosnowiec – Circulation Desk of Slavonic Philology
BFW BFWbg, BFWfo
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Sosnowiec – Circulation Desk of East Slavonic Philology
CINiBA (Library of the University of Silesia)
CINiBA (Library of the University of Silesia - collections of Physics)
CINiBA (Library of the University of Silesia, collections of Mathematics)
Library of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Library of the Faculty of Earth Sciences
CINiBA (collections of Library of the Didactic Centre in Rybnik)
Library of the Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology
Library of the Faculty of Law and Administration
Library of the School of Management
CINiBA (Library of the University of Silesia - collections of Biology)
CINiBA (Library of the University of Silesia - collections of Computer Science and Materials Science)
Branch Library of the University of Silesia in Cieszyn
Library of the Faculty of Philology in Sosnowiec – Reading Room of the Chair of Business Language
CINiBA (Collections of Library of the International School of Political Science)
Library of the Faculty of Radio and Television
Library of the School of Foreign Languages
The University of Economics in Katowice Libraries - List of abbreviations
P, G, W, CI
CINiBA (Library of the University of Economics)
Library of the Econometrics, Mathematics and Statistics Departments
Library of the Finance Department
Library of the Computer Science Department
Library of the Accounting Department
Library of the Management Systems and Methods Department
Library of the Business Administration, Economics and Logistics Departments
Departments of Library Marketing Team
cPUL, wPUL, zPUL
Library of the International Economics and Applied Mathematics Departments
Library of the Science and Didactic Centre in Bielsko-Biała
Library of the Science and Didactic Centre in Rybnik
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| Union Catalogue for Foreign Books 1975-1986
||Union Catalogue for Foreign Books – the database contains over 373 thousand descriptions of foreign books published in the years 1975-1986, that are in collections Polish libraries cooperating with the Union Catalogue of the National Library for Foreign Books.|
| Union Catalogue for Foreign Books 1987-
||Union Catalogue for Foreign Books – the database contains more than 255 thousand descriptions of foreign books published after 1987, that are in collections of Polish libraries cooperating with the Union Catalogue of the National Library for Foreign Books.|
| Union Catalogue for Foreign Journals 1980-
||It is Poland's largest collection of information on foreign periodicals held in Polish libraries.|
||The Union Catalog of Polish Research Libraries which use integrated library systems. This is a centralised catalogue with control of the descriptions, created with a method of shared cataloguing. Current cooperation includes 127 libraries using six integrated systems (Aleph, Horizon, Prolib, Virtua, VTLS, Expertus).|
|KaRo - KaRo - Distributed Catalogue of Polish Libraries
||Product allows you to simultaneously search resources of nearly 200 Polish libraries.|
||Meta search engine, which allows simultaneous browsing of Fides catalogues, central catalogues and bibliographic databases of the National Library and some foreign catalogues.|
| Union Catalogue of Polish Journals
||Source of information on Polish journals published in the country and abroad in the years 1801-1950, which are in collections of Polish and foreign libraries cooperating with the National Library Union Catalogue of Polish Journals.|
|Katalogi Catalogue of English Philology Libraries POLANKA
||Institute of English Studies - University of Warsaw, British Studies Centre - University of Warsaw, English Language Teacher Training College - Jagiellonian University, Institute of English Philology - Jagiellonian University, Institute of British and American Culture and Literature – University of Silesia, Department of English – Nicolaus Copernicus University, English Philology Institute- Adam Mickiewicz University, Institute of English – Opole University. The catalogue contains information about books published up to 2005.|
| Scientific Libraries of Wrocław
||University of Wrocław, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wrocłąw University School of Physical Education, Pontifical Faculty of Theology, Lower - Silesian Pedagogical Library in Wrocław, Lower Silesian Library Resource. (Dolnośląski Zasób Biblioteczny)|
| Higher education libraries ‘consortium’ (Łódź)
||Union catalogue of the following university libraries: Lodz University, Medical University of Lodz, Academy of Music in Łódź, Academy of Art in Łódź, The Leon Shiller National Film, Television and Theatre and School, Higher Seminary, The Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies Polish Academy of Sciences and the Provincial and Municipal Public Library. Marshal Jozef Pilsudski in Lodz.|
| Polish Academy of Science Consortium of Scientific Libraries in Warsaw
||The entrance to the catalogues of the following libraries: Polish Academy of Sciences Library in Warsaw, Library of the Mathematics Institute, Library of the Archaeology and Ethnology Institute, Library of the Parazytology Institute , Library of the Systems Research Institute, Library of the Fundamental Technological Research Institute, Library of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Institute, Library of the Slavonic Institute, Library of the Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Institute, Library of the Art Institute, Library of the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Library of the Electron Technology Institute, Library of the Medical Research Centre , Library of the Museum and Institute of Zoology, Library of the Physical Chemistry Institute and the Organic Chemistry Institute, Library of the Biology of Mammal Institute in Białowieża, Library of the Geophysics Institute, Central Library of Geography and Evinromental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish academy of Sciences, Library of the Physics Institute, Library of the Philosophy and Sociology Institute and the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology UW.|
| Federation of the Polish Church Libraries FIDES Central Catalogue
||Union catalogue of church libraries in Poland.|