Due to the new coronavirus situation and until further notice, users are allowed to enter only the Registration and circulation room. Please, order material and submit information requests online. More information is available on the website Library Services during current situation.
Library users and other visitors need to respect the House rules of the National and university library.
SPACES for Study
The Library has 330 readers’ seats in:
- The Main Reading Room with 176 seats. Seat reservation is required. Library members should make a reservation in the cloakroom.
- The Newspaper Reading Room with 47 seats. Seat reservation is not necessary.
- Special collections rooms with 41 seats. Seat reservation is not necessary.
- Basement hallway with 20 seats. Seat reservation is not necessary.
- The Information Centre with 21 computer workstations and 16 readers’ seats. Seat reservation is not necessary. The space is also available to non-members.
COMPUTERS AND WIRELESS NETWORKS
The Library provides free access to the Internet for its members and other users through the following wireless networks::
- Libroam (free wireless network for the members of this or other libraries),
- Eduroam (free wireless network for employees and students of public higher education institutions, employees and students of primary and secondary schools, and employees of research organisations), and
- NUK network (free wireless network accessible with the password to be found at the entrance of the Information Centre).
We advise users to read the instructions for use first. If you cannot install the client or use the networks, please contact the Information Centre.
The use of laptops and other mobile devices (e.g. notebooks) is allowed in all library premises intended for users.
Computer workstations in the Library are intended for study and research purposes only. They are found in the Library’s study spaces. The majority of workstations are located in the Computer and Learning Space.
Printing and Copying
Reproduction of library material is allowed only in agreement with the reference librarian who has given you the material. Photocopying and printing is performed in the library premises. When reproducing library material on self-service copiers, users are responsible for compliance with the legal provisions.
- Self-service copier
- NUK users are allowed to photocopy undamaged library material published after 1945 by themselves. Two self-service copiers are located in the Computer and Learning Space. Before using the copiers, you have to purchase a printing card at the Registration & Circulation Desk or in the Copy Centre.
- Self-service printer
- Your own documents saved on a USB flash drive may be printed on the Printbox self-service printer. Documents from the Internet can be printed from PCs in the Information Centre. Printed pages are to be paid and collected at the Registration & Circulation Desk.
- User’s personal devices:
- Reproduction of the Library material is allowed only in the Library premises using its technical equipment. Reproduction with one’s own technical equipment (e.g. digital camera) must be approved by the Director upon a written request.
Before entering the reading rooms, you must leave outer coats, umbrellas and large bags in the cloakroom, located in the basement.
Other items can be stored in the library basement lockers. A locker can be rented for a day or for a longer period — 30 or 90 days.
ACCESS TO LIBRARY MATERIAL
Library materials are kept at different locations: onsite storage, offsite storage and special collections storages. With the exception of few collections, the users cannot access the bookshelves by themselves; materials are only available by placing your order.
If you need help in ordering and accessing the library materials, please contact us by phone + 3861 2001 188 or by e-mail email@example.com. Our reference librarians will collect the material you need – depending on its accessibility, working hours etc., and deliver it to the appropriate reading room.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Information on library services, library materials, electronic resources, etc., is available by: