One of the main tasks of the SSTL of Ukraine is to collect and preserve the main repertoire of national literature on science and technology, to form a high-quality and scientifically substantiated documentary collection.

A guarantee of the completeness of the library’s collection of national documents and scientific and technical literature is the right to receive a free copy of all scientific and technical publications published in Ukraine.

The SSTL collection is replenished, among other things, with regulatory and technical documents in the following main areas: energy, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, instrumentation, chemical industry and chemical technology, biotechnology, transport, communications, construction, computer science, etc. (Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 608 “On the Procedure for Delivery of Mandatory Copies of Documents” of 10.05.02).

Every year, the library receives almost 60 thousand copies of documents.