The Library

The library of the Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in Antwerp specialises in literature on the following subjects: tropical medicine and international health, epidemiology, infectious and parasitic diseases, microbiology (bacteriology, virology, mycology), parasitology (protozoology, helminthology), medical entomology, tropical nutrition, tropical veterinary medicine and animal husbandry.

Its main collection consists of some 30,000 printed books and several thousands of e-books, and about 10,000 current journal subscriptions - most of which in digital format, available via this website on a 24/7 basis. User services include internal and external document delivery and various bibliographic and bibliometric activities.

The library is open to ITM staff and ITM students. Other qualified people can also make use of the library facilities, provided they first contact the librarian. External visitors are requested to register at the reception desk at the main entrance of the institute.