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Rare Publications and Ephemera Reading Room

Old Building, 2nd floor, Room no. 2112

Telephone: (012) 663-34-63


The functioning of the Jagiellonian Library in the present mode


Collections available

  • Reference books whose shelfmarks begin with "OWR", "R", "Oddz. Muz."
  • Alphabetical and subject card catalogues of the reference library
  • Card catalogue of printed music 
  • Books and journals published after 1801 (except for sizes IV and V) requested from the General Stack Room
  • Rare books and ephemera
  • Music manuscripts and prints
  • The Internet

Terms of use:

Undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as members of research and culture institutions, in possession of a recommendation letter from their supervisor or institution mentioning the subject of their research. Such a letter should be approved either by the Head of the Special Collections Department or by the Deputy Director for Collections. A reader obtains the right to use the collection after filling in the Reader's Declaration Form.


  • 8 seats
  • 1 computer with access to the Internet
  • Sockets for laptops

Unit responsible:

Rare Publications and Ephemera Section


Location within the Library

Gabinet Wydawnictw Rzadkich, Dokumentów Życia Społecznego i Zbiorów Muzycznych