The VKI Library is a specialized technical library which contains about 3200 books, 90 000 reports and 300 bound conference proceedings, as well as about 3500 VKI publications.
It currently subscribes to 45 periodicals.
The reports section is particularly important and includes a comprehensive holding of publications from universities and major aeronautical / aerospace organizations thereby providing a service in this specialization which is unequalled in the country.
The library uses a computerized database. It is also connected to several bibliography databases, in particular to the ESA-IRS, allowing computerized document search. It also has an online access to the major technical libraries in the world and has the possibility to order directly technical documents and books.