About Library

The goal of the WHO Depository Library in Latvia is disseminating the information provided by the WHO Regional office for Europe as widely as possible within the territory of Latvia.

Library functions: collection, indexation, cataloguing and storage of WHO information products and provision of information upon request on different health problems.

All the library materials are available for in-house usage as well as may be lended for the period of 2 weeks

The Collection

  • E-books   – WHO publications from 2008, arranged according to topics, supplemented by Free Full Text Links

  • Contents (publication about WHO and its activities in the field of health)
  • Information sources (books, research papers, reference books and statistics, dictionaries, catalogues of WHO publications)
  • Periodicals (Bulletin of the WHO; WHO Drug Information; Weekly Epidemiological Records)
  • Serials (Technical Report Series; Environmental Health Criteria; Concise International Chemical Assesment Documents; WHO Regional Publications)
  • Official publications (World Health Reports; Basic documents)


  • Usage (In-house or Lending)
  • Consultations
  • List of the latest WHO publications
  • Photocopying
  • Scanning
  • Exhibition-making
Opening hours Mon.-Fri.  8.30 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
  Sat.        10.00 a.m. – 4. 00 p.m.
  Sund.            -


WHO Depository Library in Latvia

Riga Stradins University Library

16 Dzirciema street 

Riga, Latvia,  LV –1007

phone: +371 67062646

email: ingrida.holma@rsu.lv