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The principal objective of our library is to provide access to information for researchers, teachers, students, technicians and IIN consultants, as well as for the general population, in order to have a positive impact on decision-making promoting the rights and well-being of children.

Requests can be made over the telephone, by mail or by e-mail:

The library offers the following services:



Through the web site, users can consult the library’s catalogue for the period 2000-2007.

Reading room access

The library is available to all and its collection of books can be directly consulted by users. To gain entry, visitors must leave an identity document at the IIN reception desk.

Online Library (digitized publications)

The publications included in this collection are identified by the phrase “full text” and can be requested by mentioning the reference number at the foot of each entry. Documents will be sent via e-mail as soon as possible, or copied onto a CD or DVD. The library also provides a digitization service for publications not exceeding 50 pages, which can then be remitted via e-mail.

Specialized bibliography

The library can provide a bibliographical list according to the user’s interest profile. A form requesting this service is available on our web site.

Specialized directories

In addition, users can request directories of organizations and/or projects available in our databases.


Users can request photocopies of publications which are unavailable in digital format, by indicating the reference number/s they are interested in. This service is free of charge (50 pages maximum).



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