Library lending departments
Academic collection lending department
Documents lent as part of the academic lending department are ordered from closed stacks at a user’s request or chosen by a user on open-access shelves (documents are marked with ‘A’ on the spine). The user registers the bar codes (RFID marks) in the digital log at the librarian’s desk. The librarian stamps the date of return in the return form. The user shows the documents with marked return date stamp to the staff at the library checkpoint. Documents from the academic lending department are lent for 15 calendar days, no more than five items at a time, with the opportunity to renew personally, by phone or by email (email@example.com).
Fiction collection lending department
Documents lent as part of the fiction lending department are ordered from closed stacks by user’s request. Documents from the fiction lending department are lent for 30 calendar days, no more than five items at a time, with the opportunity to renew personally or by phone. Attention! Documents lent part of the fiction lending department should be ordered in the Library at Myasnitskaya, 20.
Ordering printed materials
A large amount of library material is held in closed stacks, which can be located on library premises (except the Central Library). In the e-catalogue such documents are marked as «Single copy». Documents from the closed access stock are delivered 30 minutes after the librarian is given a completed user’s order or a user reserves the document in the e-catalogue. The ordered documents are stored on the reservation shelf for two days. When a user receives the document, he or she signs the book log and leaves his user’s card. A maximum of five items can be taken at any one time.
Payments for failure to return documents on time established by the Library Rules
- From the study lending library — 30 roubles for each overdue document per day (1 document/1 day = 30 roubles)
- From the academic lending library — 50 roubles for each overdue document per day (1 document/1 day = 50 roubles)
- From the fiction lending library — 30 roubles for each overdue document per day (1 document/1 day = 30 roubles)
Self service station
There are 2 self-service stations in the Central Library at Pokrovsky boulevard, 11 on the 2nd and the 4th floor. The self service station is located in the Reading room close to the information desk in the Library at Myasnitskaya, 20.
With the help of station you can find out information about your loans, borrow and return books by your own.
The self service station is available at all times when the library is open.
To use the self service station you should have valid and activated Reader’s card.
You will not be able to borrow or return books if you have overdue books or fines on your account
Place your Reader’s card and books on the Self-service station's table, switch to English, press «Start» and follow instructions on the screen.
You can find full instruction on the wall near the Self service station.
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