RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University


08 July 2020
TSU Research Library continues to work in a remote regime in July

TSU Research Library continues to work in a remote regime in July.

Book return. Books are accepted from TSU 2020 graduates in the first place. Faculty staff and students who do not graduate this year can keep the books up to the beginning of the next academic year. How to return books before the end of the remote working regime of the library.

Book delivery. Books are issued remotely on a library card, and couriers bring them to the address indicated in the request in Tomsk on Tuesdays and Fridays. How to request a book delivery.

The due dates of book return are frozen till the end of the remote working regime of the Research Library. Penalties are not charged during this period.

To get or renew your reader’s card write at Stanislav Marnikov, a librarian.

Remote consultations on using Scopus, Web of Science, RSCI citation databases, on determining one’s performance indicators to fill a position of faculty staff are carried out by Bibliographic Information Center specialists, they answer bibliographic inquiries as well: Irina Faruksha, a head of Bibliographic Information Center.

Requests for a digital copy of some part of a book (not more than 30% of the total volume) or an article from RL stock are accepted at, it is necessary to specify the author, the title, the year and place of publication and the numbers of pages.

Electronic resources for studies and research. 72 licensed electronic resources are available to RL readers. Some resources are in test access. Practically all the resources are available off-campus through the login page. Use your reader’s card barcode number (login) and password obtained at registering in TSU Research Library to get access.

During the remote working regime of the Research Library booking of rooms for individual and group work is not available, Information Center 24/7 is closed.

You can get answers to your questions through Ask a Librarian service and Stefan, a chat-bot of RL group on VKontakte. You can chat with the bot in English in Telegram.

TSU Research Library transferred to the remote working regime on March 20 pursuant to order on principal activity No. 228 “About additional measures on countering the spread of the novel coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV) in the operation of NR TSU” effective March 17, 2020.