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A collection consisting of approximately 20,000 volumes is available at the Library of the Museu da Inconfidência, in Annex III, Casa do Pilar, which mainly receives an audience of students and researchers.

Among the activities developed by the sector are: cataloging, recording and indexing of new acquisitions; supply and review of the structures and contents of the database; dissemination of bibliographic collections through customer service, research and bibliographical research; conservation and preservation of the collection; access to databases for information retrieval and promoting exchanges between related institutions.

The researcher has access to books, journals, reference works, one-off publications, theses and monographs, and material from other nature. The titles belong to different areas of knowledge, with an emphasis in the History of the State of Minas Gerais, Museology, Art, Literature and Religion. Among them there are more than 1400 rare works.

The update of the collection is made annually through donations and acquisitions. For the indication of the titles we have the collaboration of the technical staff of the institution.

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Museu da Inconfidência Library
Annex III (Casa do Pilar)
Rua do Pilar, 76 - Bairro Pilar
Ouro Preto - MG
Telephone: (31) 3551-1378
Hours: Monday - Friday, 09:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 02:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.