The ICGEB Library

The Trieste Library is open to all ICGEB scientists and students as well as to other authorized users.
External personnel interested in consulting books and journals may gain access to the Library requesting authorization during the following working hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Main fields covered in the Trieste collection are: Molecular and cellular biology, molecular pathology, human genetics, immunology, bacteriology, microbiology, virology, protein structure and function, proteomics, biotechnology, biocomputing and biosafety

NEWS: starting from 07/06/2021 Elsevier has set up a Free Trial for selected journals (ICGEB Trieste Component): CANCER CELL – CELL HOST&MICROBE – CELL METABOLISM – CELL STEM CELL – DEVELOPMENTAL CELL – MOLECULAR THERAPY – NEURON

Free access is available until 06/07/2021


A printed catalog is available in the Trieste Library.
For online accesses and search, use the search tools below:

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Approximately 1.400 printed books and 150 periodicals (most of them can be read online within the ICGEB Trieste premises).

General rules
Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) for books, ISBD for books and periodicals.

Books subject index and Universal Decimal Classification

Accidents, Risks, Safety 614.8
Applications of Computers 519.69
Biochemistry 577
Biomedical Methods 57.089
Biometry 57.087.1
Biotechnology 573.6
Biophysics 577.3
Cancer 576.385
Cell Biology 576

Developmental Genetics 575.16
Dictionaries – Reference Books 03
Enzymes 577.15
General Biology 573
General Cytology 576.3
General Genetics 575
Genome5 75.113
Microbiology 579.2
Molecular Biology 577.2

Molecular Immunology 577.27
Nutrition 57.082
Pysical Chemistry 541.1
Physiology 612
Proteins 577.112
Science, History, Philosophy, Politics 5
Techniques and Methods in Molecular Biology 577.0.08
Virology 78

Selected links
Selected links to various bibliographic resources
Wiley Online Library
ACNP [Italian Union Catalogue of Serials]
PubMed [Free access to MedLine]
SBN [National Library Service]

Library services:
Document Delivery [The service is offered free of charge to Universities and Scientific Institutions for mutual exchange]
Duplicate Issues [The service is offered free of charge, for other information contact us]

ICGEB Scientific Publications

For further information
Ms. Linda Casseler,