National Center for Information and Documentation was established by a presidential decree. The aim was to provide different services for the researchers in the fields of science and technology. The center has several administrative and technical departments, including:
It is one of the most important libraries concerned with the researchers and scholars in the field of the pure applied science through its holdings of scientific books, periodicals and references. It was established in 1956. It has different 7 halls on 3 floors.
The first floor:
It includes the main hall with references, dictionaries and computers.
The hall of books:
It contains books published after 1973 onward.
The hall of the scientific abstracts:
It has chemical abstracts from 1907- 2009, along with a set of periodicals on the pure and applied science (3577 titles and about 30111 books). The library provides research services through databases:-
Sciencedirect, Springer, Reaxys …..
There are also photocopy services
Scientific Publishing Department
The scientific publishing unit publishes the literature and scientific researches on the pure and applied science by issuing a set of high quality unified scientific periodicals to be internally and externally reviewed according to the standards organizing that activity in cooperation with the specialized scientific societies and different research authorities, in addition to the activities serving the authors and editors’ bodies.
The center also provides the printing services by using the state- of- art digital systems
For more information on the publishing services.
Information Center for Science and Technology
It was established in 1980 through the National Project for Information and Documentation. Upon establishing Egyptian National Scientific and Technical Information Network (ENSTINET), the Information Center was prepared to provide the information services. The Information Center offers several services including the direct search through international and Egyptian databases in several fields. The researcher or user can obtain all references, information sources and relevant abstracts, in addition to the acquisition of the original texts of the scientific researches.
The center’s address: National Center for Information and Documentation Al Behoth st.,- El Doki Building of the National Center for Researches- the main building- 2nd floor
Tel : 23371696