Library

The Library's catalogue is constantly being enriched by the purchase of new titles, which we acquire from special bibliographical sources. It is also expanded through the exchange of books with other institutions, as well as through donations of printed and digital material.






Topics


The Library possesses titles relating to the fields of research and action of the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation, but also of the Piraeus Bank Group more generally:

  • Industrial archaeology
  • History of technology
  • History of various production branches
  • New technologies on the research about culture
  • Geotechnical and environmental issues 
  • Museology
  • Anthropology
  • Folklore
  • Ethnology 
  • Financial, banking and economic subjects
  • Agricultural economy and policy
  • Management

 

A significant section of the Library is composed of the Zografos Collection, which comprises rare material from the late 19th century concerning:

• The agrarian question
• Agricultural and historical subjects

Organization


The titles are classified according to the Dewey decimal system and are catalogued according to the AACR2 Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. The Library's functions are automated according to the Greek National Documentation Centre's Library Automation System ABEKT 5.6.