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NOVA FCSH Libraries

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Special collections and donations

NOVA FCSH has been integrating in its libraries important bibliographic collections donated by intellectuals, renowned artists and former professors.

'Tempos de doença, tempos de cura' Virtual Exhibition

Pandemic diseases are on today’s agenda due to the COVID-19 crisis. The topic has obvious impacts on public health, but also in welfare and the economy. Social sciences provide very important insights on the various different aspects of the phenomenon.

Samuel Schwarz Library

This collection preserves the library of Samuel Schwarz, a noted Polish Jewish scholar who lived most of his life in Portugal. This unique collection deals with Jewish History, Culture and Religion, preserving works dating from 1510 to 1953.