The mission of the Library Division (DIBD) is to promote access and encourage the use and generation of information, contributing to the quality of teaching, research and extension, in all areas of knowledge, with the effective use of Public resources.

By providing support for education, research and extension, it remains committed to the democratization of access to information, respecting heritage, ethics and human values.

The DIBD wants to be recognized as a library that offers innovative features to access information, with a collection that meets the demands of the community through agile and qualified services.


Formed by the Central Library and the Sector Library in the Department of Economics, Management and Sociology, the DIBD offers a printed collection with almost 450,000 articles in various formats, such as books, rare and special books, theses and magazines. This collection is distributed in an area of 3,266.65 m2.

The integrated search portal ( facilitates access to printed collections of the 44 USP libraries, as well as national and international databases with open or restricted access, such as the Scielo Portal, the USP Digital Thesis and Dissertation Library, CAPES Portal, Web of Science, CAB Abstracts, SCOPUS and Science Direct, among others. It offers a digital library with more than 20,000 titles of electronic journals and 250,000 electronic books.

In addition to the collection specialized in Agricultural Sciences, considered as a reference for agricultural information due to its scope, relevance and access to online services, the DIBD offers services to guide the researcher when accessing information, such as guided tours, seminars and training for the use of individualized research sources and tools such as EndNoteWeb, as well as the standardization and edition of scientific articles.

Further information

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Phone: +55 19 3429-4140 / 4240 / 4311 / 4382
Fax: +55 19 3429-4340

Picture by Gerhard Waller (USP/ESALQ - DvComun)