Errazuriz 254, Playa Ancha, Valparaíso
- Librarian: Alexandra Smith K.
- Phone: (56)-32-2266533
- Fax: (56)-32-2266542
- Monday, Tuesday y Thursday 08:30 to 12:30 hrs. - 13:30 to 17:30 hrs.
- Wednesday 08:30 to 12:30 hrs.
- Friday 08:30 to 12:30 hrs. - 13:30 to 16:30 hrs
- Home and room lending
- Photocopies (valor $25 CLP)
- Search of Information
- Delivery of Table of contents
- Search from articles to complete text
- Interlibrary Loans
- Separate units with internet access
- Member of IAMSLIC (International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers)
- Member of ODINCARSA (Ocean Data and Information Network for Iocaribe and South America)
- Cooperating partner of ASFA (Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts)
The Collection consist of:
- General Materials:
12.000 volumes: texts, manuals, thesis, technical reports, dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlas, conference and meeting reports, cruise reports, 464 titles reprinted of magazines, offprints, newspapers.
- Special Materials:
The Library works to maintain those collections of high historical value for SHOA, such as the Hydrographical Yearbook of the Chilean Navy, the writings of Commander Mr. Francisco Vidal Gormaz and of other distinguished hydrographers as well as journey and exploration accounts. Magazines List of magazine titles subscribed by the Library Fields Covered Oceanography, hydrography, cartography, geography, geography of Chile, graphic arts, international maritime law, boundaries of Chile, navegation.
- National Library
- Library of National Congress
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Elsevier Science
- Scirus, scientific information
- Ocean Portal
- P.U.C.V. university library
- Viña del Mar university library
- Playa Ancha university library
- Valparaíso university library
- Federico Santa María technical university library
- Online publications with free access.