Scientific & technical information

The Institute of Aviation is engaged in the scope of scientific and technical information, innovation and protection of intellectual and industrial property, as well as furthering the innovativeness of enterprises, especially by propagating scientific and technical information also through its library operations.

The Institute of Aviation scientific and technical information program is fulfilled by the following organizational units:

  • The Library,

  • The Standardization Department, and

  • The Office for Coordination.

Information and library activities include:

  • The provision of library and catalogue information

  • The provision of on-site access to the collection

  • The lending of books, domestic and international journals, conference materials) [on-line catalogue – only in Polish]

  • Inter-library lending (collaboration with educational, scientific and research, military and other institutions, including with other libraries)

  • Access to hardcopies and electronic copies of selected Polish and foreign journals

  • On-site access to licensed resources: Virtual Library of Science (Elsevier, Springer, Wiley EBSCO, Nature, Science, Web of Knowledge, SCOPUS), Knovel, Cambridge University Press and Cindas

  • Creation of reference lists (list of books and articles) and factual data comparisons (sending scans of scientific articles)

  • Assistance in searching for materials for scientific and research work

  • Providing information on the materials stored in library storage

  • On-site internet access

It also plans to join the “Academica” digital interlibrary.

Patent Information

The Institute of Aviation also provides patent specification and documentation to interested parties.

Standards and standardization deliverables [catalogue of standards – only in Polish]

  • ISO

  • IEC

  • ASTM

  • MIL

  • CEN Workshop Agreements

  • NASA publications

  • European standards

  • SR EN

  • ETSI EN

  • AQAP

  • Defence standards laid down by the Minister of National Defence

  • ARINC published by Aeronautical Radio Inc.

  • RTCA

  • STANAG

  • SAE

  • JAR

  • FAR

  • BCAR

  • Polish standards

List of standards »