On Monday, July 5, 2021 the Library of the Bank of Greece will resume its operations for the general public, after their suspension due to the measures to address the Covid-19 pandemic.
The opening hours are 09:00 – 13:30 during working days. Any interested user will visit the Library by appointment only (telephone: +30-210 3202446, +30 210 3202396, +30 210 3202522 or firstname.lastname@example.org ), at least one day prior to their visit. Users may also conduct remote research by using the Library’s online catalog WebPAC and its discovery tool Summon.
The visit to the Library will be pursuant to the protection measures as defined by the Greek State, regarding the number of visitors and keeping distances. Wearing a protection face mask and use of anticeptic gel are obligatory before the visit.
The Library is a Section of the Center for Culture, Research and Documentation of the Bank of Greece and is housed on the third floor of the Bank’s Head Office. Part of its collection is housed in the building of the Bank's Data Center in Halandri. It is a special-research library specialized in the science of economics.
The Library's mission is to secure, process and dispose the proper sources of information and knowledge in order to support the Bank's activities and research projects, as well as to make the resources available to the public in order to support the study of Greece’s economic history and its role on the wider economic environment.
The Library’s online catalog (WebPAC) is the basic research tool that enables users to access the Library’s printed resources, while Summon is a tool for unified search that is used for simultaneous research on both the printed and electronic resources of the Library (electronic catalog and databases).
Furthermore, E-Journal Portal provides the opportunity to conduct a search on all serials’ titles of the collection.