Updates on Library services

The library is open for users. Before visiting, please read the house rules in force.

 

Evening study in NUK

From January 3 to 31, 2023, the NUK reading rooms will be available again in the evening hours. From Monday to Friday until 10 PM 196 seats will be available to users in the Main Reading Room and the Space for group learning. It is not possible to enter the Library after 8 PM.

We wish you successful studies!

 

The Music collection reading room (room 401) remains closed until further notice due to restoration work. Access to the reference materials (lexicons, terminological dictionaries, bibliographies, thematic catalogs, etc.) and collected works is not possible. You can view the material in the Newspaper Reading Room. Order it via the COBISS + catalog. Material ordered by 11AM will be available for review the next day. For information on material that cannot be found in the electronic catalog, write to Glasbena-zbirka@nuk.uni-lj.si.

 

NUK Café Spaces to relax with a Coffee or Snack 

Users and employees of the National and University Library can use the NUK Café spaces again - either for a comfortable and relaxed social gathering, a research consultation, a friendly chat or just a short break from studying. The Café is equipped with food and beverage vending machines, offering appropriate refreshments. The Café will be open from 8am to 8pm, on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. For easier orientation, brief Terms of Use are available.

 

Visit the Library 

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day hour
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday* (free entry) 10.00 am–6 pm
Saturday** (Entrance fee: 5 €,free entry for children under 15 years) 2.30 am–6 pm
Sunday, holidays closed for visitors
 

* Free entry. You are invited to visit the staircase with the entrance hall and the current exhibition.

**Entrance fee: 5 € (free entry for children under 15 years). You are invited to visit the staircase with the entrance hall, the Main Reading Room and the current exhibition.

Tourist groups must register to visit the NUK on weekdays (Monday through Friday) at dogodki@nuk.uni-lj.si. No registration is required on Saturday.

 

Working hours for library users

REGISTRATION AND CIRCULATION 

  • Open: Monday – Friday from 9am to 6pm, Saturday from 9am to 2pm 

 

THE MAIN READING ROOM 

  • Open: Monday – Friday from 8am to 8 pm, Saturday from 9am to 2pm 
  • Before entering, please visit the Cloakroom
  • Occupancy of the NUK Reading Room seats can be checked on the website at any time
  • The cloakroom is open from 8am to 8pm.
 

NEWSPAPER READING ROOM (REVIEWING OF LIBRARY MATERIALS, ALSO MATERIALS OF THE MUSIC COLLECTION, PICTORIAL COLLECTION, CARTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION, EPHEMERA AND GREY LITERATURE COLLECTION  AND DIASPORA PUBLICATIONS COLLECTION)

  • Open: Monday - Friday from 9am to 6pm, Saturday from 9am to 2pm 
  • Ordering of materials: COBISS+ ali izposoja@nuk.uni-lj.si
  • To review material from special collections a pre-order is required (material ordered by 11 am will be available for review the next day)
 

COMPUTER AND LEARNING SPACE (COMPUTER FOR SEARCHING THE LIBRARY CATALOGUES AND LEASED INFORMATION RESOURCES, USE OF A SPECIAL COMPUTER IS REQUIRED)

  • 8 users 
  • Open: Monday – Friday from 8am to 8pm, Saturday from 9am to 2pm 
 

SPACE FOR GROUP LEARNING (PLEČNIK'S HALL)

  • 20 users, no prior reservation of the seats is needed 
  • Open: Monday – Friday from 8am to 8pm, Saturday from 9am to 2pm 
 

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION READING ROOM (REVIEWING OF MANUSCRIPTS AND RARE AND OLD PRINTS)

  • Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9am to 2pm; Wednesday from 9am to 6pm; every first Saturday each month from 9am to 2 pm 
  • Prior reservation of the Reading room seat and prior ordering of material at least a day before the visit is obligatory to: rokopisnazbirka@nuk.uni-lj.si (materials ordered until 11am will be available next day)

User seats are also available in the Information Centre (ground floor, room 9) to support the use of electronic resources and for searching material.

You are recommended to use the SERVICES IN THE ONLINE ENVIRONMENT.  

You can borrow library materials remotely, via postal service (with paying for the envelope and postal services). For further information, please contact us by e-mail izposoja@nuk.uni-lj.si

In the Registration Room you can:

  • order library material,
  • collect ordered library material and copies,
  • return borrowed library materials,
  • join the library,
  • complete the registration process started online,
  • renew your membership,
  • settle possible liabilities to the library,
  • empty a rented locker.

The Registration Room is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm, and on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm.

Please do not enter the library if you have any signs of a respiratory infection, a fever or you feel sick. We provide services in accordance with the valid recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ) in a way that enables secure exchange for users as well as for the library employees.

  • before visiting the library, order material by using COBISS +,
  • please do not come to the library until you have received notification that the ordered material is available,
  • before joining the library, fill-in the online form,
  • order copies of material in advance by sending an e-mail message to izposoja@nuk.uni-lj.si,
  • we recommend contactless payment.

Before visiting the Library, see the latest information on our website. For further clarification, call 01/2001 205.

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