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    The collection of the Documentation centre (established in 2008) is constantly developed; at present the holdings include near 6,000 records: monographs, reference materials, journal copies, research reports, and audiovisual materials also.

    Established in compliance with both the research areas of the Institute and the objectives of the Documentation centre, the collection fields are the following: specialized literature about Romanies/Gypsies (Gypsies from Romania, history, interdisciplinary studies, Romani linguistics, etc.) and social sciences (anthropology and cultural studies, sociology, political science, sociolinguistics) with a focus on nationalism and ethnicity, interethnic relations, minority rights, and migration.

    Cataloguing processes are carried out continuously, and the growing database can be accessed by clicking on the links below:


    Web based catalogue (OPAC)


    The library has a reading/study room where users have full-text access - besides JSTOR - to the journal content of the following publishing houses (through the Anelis project - National Electronic Access to Scientific Literature Research):


    SAGE (Humanities & Social Sciences)

    Taylor and Francis Group content

    Wiley-Blackwell Journals


    Cambridge Journals

    Oxford Journals 



    For more information about the holdings of the Documentation centre please send an e-mail to: centru.doc@ispmn.gov.ro

    Regulations of the RIRNM library


    Library opening hours: M-F: 9.30 am – 15:30pm.