Local Library Visit 8: The Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) Library

Time: 09:00-11:00

Type of library: biomedical research

Postal address: 4, Soranou Ephessiou, 115 27 Athens, Greece

Distance from Congress venue: 5.0 km

Meeting point: Katehaki Metro Station

Optimal route: Katehaki Metro Station. Then 10 min walk via Sotiria Hospital premises; it is possible that a colleague of Artemis will accompany the delegates.

A volunteer will be waiting for you at the proposed meeting point.

 The Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) Library aims to support and promote the scientific research efforts through the organization, dissemination, and utilization of biomedical information. It is the Foundation’s central distributor of information. BRFAA Library Services include bibliographic services, article requests, citation index as well as impact factor requests, bibliometrics, interlibrary loans, user seminars and training. The Library also provides study areas with computers and Wi-Fi, printing and related services.  To cover the specific scientific needs of BRFAA researchers, the Library provides full text electronic access to high impact factor journals in biomedical sciences and the most valid and up-to-date international databases. Furthermore, BRFAA Library is a member of the Hellenic Academic Libraries Link (Heal-link), providing full-text on line access to electronic journals, books and bibliographic databases in Health Sciences. It is also a member of the National Network of Technological and Scientific Libraries and the National Documentation Center. Finally, it provides online access to electronic libraries and dictionaries, as well as to scientific portals. The BRFAA Library shows dynamic presence in the field of medical librarianship.