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FAQ

In this FAQ you can find the most recurrent questions regarding bibliographic research in all the areas of work of FAO, and regarding the services the library provides to as well FAO as non-FAO staff.

Currently we are working on adding more specific research questions to this list with the objective of illustrating how the wealth of knowledge contained by the FAO Library collections and the FAO Library e-resources can help you with your research and work.

For any questions not covered, please write us as fao-library-reference@fao.org. We will be happy to assist you by mail or in person at the reference desk.


FAO Library services

What is the address of the FAO Library?
Who can visit the FAO Library?
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Agriculture

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Fisheries & Aquaculture

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Forestry

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Nutrition

Where can I find what the iron and zinc levels are in whole grain cereals and pulses?

Sustainability

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Climate change

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FAO Library services

 

What is the address of the FAO Library?

The main library of FAO, also known as the David Lubin Memorial Library, is housed at the ground floor of building A of the FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The exact address is:

David Lubin Memorial Library
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153
Rome, Italy
Tel (39) 06 570 53784
Fax (39) 06 570 52002

For more contact information, see the Contact page on the Library website or the question How to contact the FAO Library?

 

Who can visit the FAO Library?

FAO staff
The FAO Library provides research support to FAO staff at headquarters and in the field and provides access to the library collection, digital and print.
The library area is at the disposal of FAO staff: a quiet study space far away from distracting mobiles and dynamic offices.
For an overview of the available library resources, take a look at the FAO Library homepage.

Visiting researchers
The FAO Library is open from 9am until 5pm, Monday through Friday, to external researchers who are working on the same topics as FAO is.
Researchers wishing to use the library are required to submit a letter of introduction. For detailed information, go to the Procedures for library visitors on the library website.

Agriculture

 

xxxxxxx?

Fisheries & Aquaculture

 

xxxxxxx?

Forestry

 

xxxxxxx?

Nutrition

 

Where can I find what the iron and zinc levels are in whole grain cereals and pulses?

You need a food composition table. The  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an online database which is accessible through the National Agricultural Library (NAL) website: https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/

Sustainability

 

xxxxxxx?

Climate change

 

xxxxxxx?