The Print Room
of the Warsaw
University Library

56/66 Dobra Street
00-312 Warsaw


tel.: (22) 55 25 830




Tuesday and Thursday

10.00 – 18.00

Reading room

•    The user may enter the reading room of the Department with the pass issued by the Information Desk staff. In order to receive the pass the user is requested to show valid Library and identification card.
•    The user is obligated to comply with the “Rules on the use of Warsaw University Library Special Collections”, in particular the request for careful handling of the objects viewed and exclusive use of a pencil while taking any notes.
•    More extensive research must be arranged in advance with a phone call to the Print Room staff.
•    Due to the historic nature and uniqueness of the collection preservation copies (photographs) are presented first if available.
•    The objects from the Print Room collection are primarily available for research purposes on the basis of a written request approved by the Room Manager.
•    Except for independent scholars all other users are requested to present written references from their supervisors or parent institutions.
•    Copies (photographs) of objects from the Print Room collections may be requested from Warsaw University Library Reprographic Services Department on the approval of the Room Manager.
•    Any further reproduction of the objects housed in the Print Room requires a permission of the Room Manager.
•    Taking photographs on the Print Room premises is strictly prohibited.
•    Visitors to the Print Room are provided with a reference library including comprehensive collection of specialist and auxiliary literature in the field of art (in particular prints and drawings). In justified cases some reference works may be accessed in the Library Main Reading Room.

The details on the availability of the Print Room collections are provided in The rules on the use of UW Library Special Collections.

3rd floor, room 343
University of Warsaw Library

Print Room
Dobra 56/66 00-312 Warsaw
Phone: +48 22 55 25 830

Opening hours:
Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
For July and August opening hours consult the Library website (

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us:
Phone.: +48 22 55 25 830


Information on the Print Room collections may be found in the name and subject card catalogs of prints and drawings and printed catalogs of collections and exhibitions available in the Print Room reading room. The comprehensive list of the latter is available online at