The Leo Falicov library provides service and support to research, teaching, and studies related to the outreach of informatic resources.
The building has over 1000m2, where different spaces for studying and reading can be found, as well as areas equipped with computers and bibliographic material on open shelves.
Among the many services this library offers, some of its highlights are: online electronic catalog, Internet access, information and reference service, training courses for users, provision of documents, and access to general and specialized databases.
The library holds 21.000 volumes, 900 printed journal titles, and online access to 63 journals through institutional subscription. At the same time, users have access to 22,912 journals, 22,338 e-books, 3,164 standards and 19,011 conferences and congresses through the Electronic Library of Science and Technology of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovative Production (MINCyT).
The collection of the Library "Ing. Carlos Enrique Suárez" of Fundación Bariloche, contributes to the archive. A new service: the library offers to its users is the Institutional Digital Repository (RICABIB, for its acronym in Spanish) of the scientific and academic production of the CAB-IB community, which encourages and fosters Open Access sources to knowledge.
The library was named after one of the first and most prominent graduates in Physics at the Balseiro Institute, Leo Falicov, whose research contributed to the Institute's international prestige.