LIBRARY OF RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF PLANT PRODUCTION IN PIEŠŤANY
The Library of Research Institute of Plant Production (hereinafter RIPP) in Piešťany is a specialised subject resource collection serving mainly to the RIPP staff who are eligible to directly request materials and bibliographic informations.
The library collection is computer-processed using a specialised retrieval system WinISIS and this database is included into AGROKATALÓG, i.e. the Integrated Information System of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic. Within the WinISIS retrieval system, a range of databases are compiled, namely UŽI (records of papers from the subject-related journals) and ProfEPC (publications and citations of the Institute staff). The SpringerLINK, EBSCO, CAB e-books databases are available to the staff of RIPP for on-line searching.
The RIPP Library is involved in co-operative activities both in Slovakia and abroad, such as inter-library exchange of complimentary copies of publications or inter-library loans of requested materials.