The library is a part of the Institut d’astrophysique de Paris (IAP). It provides research- and academic-level collections and services in the science fields of astronomy and astrophysics, physics and mathematics.
The library is open five days a week : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
External visitors are welcome by appointment during library opening hours.
The IAP members (faculty, researchers, students, staff) can access the library for free outside the opening hours.
The IAP’s libray maintains a collection of over 7,500 books and subscribes to 20 of journals in both print and electronic copy.
The catalogue of the library is available online on the University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) Library Portal Documentation « Jubil ».