Mathematics Library

Mathematics Library

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This page contains information useful for the Mathematics Library users, designed to be an interface between researchers and the the Library staff.

The Mathematics Library is located in the 4th floor of the Mathematics Building. It provides, during its opening hours, a quiet working space with Internet access (desktop and wireless) where researchers and students are welcome.


The majority of mathematics journals in the IST Libary is available for perusal in the Mathematics Library.

Electronic access through B-ON

Article requests

Mathematics Department researchers can request non locally available articles.


Most mathematics books available through the IST Library are available in the IST Central Library.

To search the IST/UTL Libraries Catalogues you can either select as search type UTL Libraries and enter a search term in the search form in the top right hand corner of this page or access the full search interface for the IST/UTL Library Catalog.

Book classification follows the codes from the Library of Congress.

Diagonal collection

A collection of books and journals on mathematics diffusion.


A small video collection, including talks from renowned mathematicians, is available for loan at the Mathematics Library.


The Mathematics Library doubles as an informal repository for Doctoral and Master Theses submitted at IST.


This section collects a great number of hyperlinks which may be of interest to Mathematics Library users, ranging from electronic access to article reviews, full text journal access, preprint archives, purchase of articles not available locally, dictionaries,... Some of these may only be available in the IST local area networks. We welcome additional suggestions and corrections.

Digitized journals and books

Encyclopedias and reference works

Citation Indexes

Reviews and abstracts

Article copies


Other generic resources

Scientific Publishers

Calendars and Directories

Other Libraries


Opening hours and Contacts

Mathematics Library

10:00-13:30, Monday to Friday.
21 841 7133.
4th floor, Mathematics Building.

Central Library

10:00-20:00, Monday to Friday.
21 841 7804
1st floor, Central Building

CAPS Library

9:30-13:00, 14:00-17:30, Monday to Friday.
21 841 9368
Complexo Interdisciplinar