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The López Piñero Interuniversity Institute is a research center of the University of Valencia. The Institute organizes master and doctorate programs in "History of science and scientific communication." It also develops numerous activities (exhibitions, cinema, etc.) and research seminars. The center is located in a restored eighteenth century palace (Palau de Cerveró) in which is the historical library with an extraordinary collection of bibliographical resources, particularly medical books since sixteenth-century. The center also gathers the scientific and medical instruments collection and organizes permanent and temporary exhibitions.