The library was founded in 1981 thanks to the generous donation of the Shaki family.
The library holds approx. 10,000 books and publications (including bound periodical titles from previous years) accessed via the Technion Library Catalog.
There is also a copy of every Master and Doctoral Theses of the faculty. The library receives approx. 18 current periodical titles in print, with many more accessed electronically via the E-Journals & Databases of the Technion catalog, relevant and pertaining to the subjects studied in the Technion. The facilities of the Materials Science & Engineering Library are available to the academic staff, students and administrative staff of the Technion. The main focus of our library is materials-related publications.