Visitors Frequently Asked Questions
To enter the Library please leave your outwear in the cloakroom (buildings D, R, Z) and show your Library card upon the entrance. No food is allowed, but you can bring in water in closed containers.
Whom should I address?
- in all aspects of user service
- in all aspects of acquisition
- in all aspects of event organization and library tours
- in all aspects of international user service
Ekaterina Ustyugova, Anna Tokhova
- in all aspects of using the Electronic Resources
How can I get remote access to electronic recourses?
To get Remote Access you can fill the special form http://library.hse.ru/e-resources/ez/ezregulation_eng.htm Thereafter, you will receive your login and password (you can find this information on the website). If you use HSE App X, you will be able to check whether your remote access is active or not. Please note that you can access the electronic resources remotely only using a PC or a laptop through Chrome browser. Don’t forget to install our extension. You can get open access to all Electronic resources if your device is logged in to University's Wi-Fi network. We also provide several search tools to help you find eBooks:
Publication Finder – search through all books and periodicals in English and Russian featured in HSE subscription;
EBSCO Discovery Service – search through all remote licensed resources accessible in HSE;
Telegram bot Book Detective – search through books published in Russia.
Don’t forget to use Printed Materials Catalogue to search printed books and periodicals.
How do I use the Printed Materials Catalogue?
The Library provides online open access to the Printed Materials Catalogue. You can search using different publication's characteristics (author, title etc.). In the search results, click the tab "Exemplaire" to see information about a book. You can find the address of the library where the book is stored and whether it is available for borrowing or not. To find a bookshelf index click the tab "Description". It will help you to find it on the bookshelves in the reading hall.
How many books can I borrow at once?
You can borrow books from the academic or fiction collection. You can borrow up to 5 items per time for 15 days (academic collection) or for 30 days (fiction collection). To borrow a book, ask librarians at the informational desk.
You cannot borrow books marked with a letter “K”. Work with them inside the Library, then leave them put them into the basket or leave it on the special shelf to continue working with it the next day.
How can I extend the loan period?
You can extend the loan period for documents from the academic and fiction collection on HSE App X, by phone, through your Personal Account on Printed Materials Catalogue, in person or by writing a letter to email@example.com the computers in our reading halls.
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