About the Library
History of the Library
The Library, which was officially created at ISU during summer 1995, was the successor to several boxes of books which used to travel from one SSP to the other. In 2002, the Library was transfered to ISU central campus building.
Facts and Figures
The mission of the Library is to provide services in support of the teaching, learning and research objectives of the International Space University. We place great emphasis on providing excellent customer service, a range of reader / study environments, easy access to a large variety of information resources, and development of readers' information literacy and academic and research skills.
Topics covered by the collection include Earth observation and use of satellites in global climate change or environment monitoring, Geographical Information Systems, Global Positioning Systems, Space policy and law, satellites applications, telecommunications, space biology and medicine, astronomy and astrophysics, astrobiology, engineering sciences applied to space, social sciences and history...
Operating from a single space the Library contains:
Print books: 8497
Student reports: 1020
Provide information sources that are easily accessible, relevant, reliable and of high quality,
Provide a safe and welcoming Library environment that will inspire learning, research and creativity,
Provide staff that are helpful and knowledgeable.