The Francisca Keller library belongs to Postgraduate Program in Social Anthropology (PPGAS), Museu Nacional, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). The PPGAS was created in 1968 and it is the first postgraduate course in social anthropology of Brazil.
Regarded as one of the most important libraries on social sciences of Brazil, it holds an invaluable collection of anthropological books, around 37,000 volumes, including reference works, books, journals, theses, dissertations, congress annals, booklets and other specialized materials.
Aberta à comunidade da UFRJ, assim como ao público em geral para pesquisas, sua sala de leitura está equipada com computadores à disposição dos usuários e rede Wi-Fi. Sua coleção pode ser consultada diretamente na Biblioteca ou através do catálogo online – a Base Minerva, que se constitui num sistema integrado de busca aos acervos das bibliotecas e Centros de Documentação da UFRJ, dIt is open for research to the UFRJ community and to the general public. Its reading room has computers and wi-fi conection available to users. Book enquiries can be done directly at the library or through the on-line Minerva Base, which is an UFJR integrated research system for libraries and Documentation Centers available at the electronic address: www.minerva.ufrj.br
Its main activities are: facilitating access and use of information in any kind of form, increasing visibility and accessibility of the anthropological field and fostering training and development of competences in use, access and production of information.
. Renewing On-Line Reserves
. Catalogue lists
. Normalization of academic works
. Access to CAPES electronic journals
. Training on research tools
. Comunication service- COMUT