The Library Division´s (DIBD) mission is to promote access and encourage the use and generation of information, contributing to the quality of teaching, research and extension, in all areas of knowledge, with the effective use of public resources.

In providing support to teaching, research and extension, it remains committed to democratizing access to information, respecting the heritage, ethics and human values.

The DIBD wants to be recognized as a library that provides innovative features to access information, with a collection that meets the community demands through agile and skilled services.


Formed by the Central Library and the Sector Library at the Department of Economics, Management and Sociology, the DIBD offers a printed collection with nearly 450,000 items in various formats such as books, rare and special books, theses and magazines. This collection is distributed over an area of 3,266.65 m2.

The Portal Integrated Search ( facilitates access to printed collections of all 44 libraries within USP, as well as to national and international databases, open or restricted access such as Scielo Portal, the digital Library of Theses and Dissertations from USP, CAPES Portal, Web of Science, CAB Abstracts, SCOPUS and Science Direct, among others. It offers a digital library with over 20,000 titles of electronic journals and 250,000 e-books.

In addition to the specialized collection in Agricultural Sciences, considered as a reference for agricultural information for its scope, relevance and access to online services, the DIBD offers services to guide the researcher when accessing information, such as Guided Tours, Seminars and Training for use of individualized research sources and tools such as EndNoteWeb, as well as standardization and editing of scientific papers.

Further information

Phone.: +55 19 3429-4140 / 4240 / 4311 / 4382
Fax: +55 19 3429-4340

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