Thanks to the collaboration between SWPS University and Collegium Da Vinci, students may use the collections of both institutions. The combined collection holds nearly 50,000 books on the subjects such as psychology, sociology, cultural studies and other disciplines and over 100 academic and professional periodicals. Students and faculty may also use the reading room of the Women’s Association Konsola, which offers a variety of materials on feminism and gender issues.
The SWPS University’s video library holds recordings of many lectures, meetings and debates organized by the University. Additionally, it collects documentaries and educational films. It also offers access to a list of links to documentaries relevant to the fields of study represented by the University. The documentaries are available on various open-access platforms on the Internet.
The library has been partially financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education under the 663/P-DUN/2012 project, supporting investments for educational development.
The Repository holds electronic archives of SWPS University, including doctoral dissertations, academic articles, conference materials, teaching materials and academic posters created in the course didactic work and scientific research by the researchers of SWPS University.
Access for Individuals with Special Needs
The SWPS University library in Poznań is equipped with specialized tools to meet the needs of users with disabilities. Specialized equipment includes: a computer station with Ivona speech synthesizer, screen reader Window-Eyes, Dolphin Reader - an e-book reader for people with dyslexia and vision impairments as well as a scanner and software, enabling conversion of printed materials into digital format. The library also provides access to the Academic Digital Library, which holds handbooks and study materials in various digital formats, including: DOC, HTML, PDF, and DAISY.
Students and lecturers of SWPS University have access to Polish and foreign electronic databases of articles, periodicals and other materials, including:
EBSCO, PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, SocINDEX with Full Text, and Elsevier. They may also use the largest Polish electronic lending library ibuk.pl.
SWPS University, Poznań College (Housed in the Collegium Da Vinci Building)
gen. Tadeusza Kutrzeby Street 10, 61-719 Poznań
- tel. +48 61 27 11 078, +48 61 27 11 079 – lending library
- e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of Operation
- Monday: closed
- Tuesday to Thursday: 9.00-15.00
- Friday: 9.00-13.00
- Saturday: 8.0-16.00
- Sunday: 9.00-13.00