The head office is located in Arcetri, the historical site of the National Institute of Optics. The Library has been established since the origins and has developed simultaneously with the Institute; it collects a bibliographic heritage of books of historical and scientific value in the fields of optics developed over a century. The disciplinary characterization of the library is therefore closely linked to the different branches of optics. The Library provides a unique and invaluable support for the performance of the institution the information needs of the research staff of both the headquarters and of the de. Recently, following the establishment of the UOS “Adriano Gozzini” Pisa’s new National Optics Institute of CNR, work at the new office, located in the CNR Research of Pisa, a service of scientific documentation for the procurement and loan material bibliographic, in support of all researchers.


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