RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University

Contact information

Contact information

Full official name of the library:Research Library of Tomsk State University
Abbreviation:TSU RL
Address:Russian Federation, 634050, Tomsk, Lenin st. 34a
Phone:(+73822) 53-42-82, 78-51-23
Fax:(+73822) 52-83-93, 52-97-16
Director :Artem V. Vasiliev, PhD (Rus) in History

Opening Hours

The Library is closed during official holidays and the last Thursday of each month (cleaning day)


Reading Rooms

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-9:00 pm
(Saturday-Sunday — 9:00 am-3:00 pm)

Circulation Desk

Monday-Friday - 9:00 am-7:00 pm, Saturday — 9:00 am-3:00 pm, Sunday — closed


International Recourse Center:
English and German Reading Rooms

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-7:00 pm

(Saturday-Sunday — closed)

Research Commons

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-9:00 pm
(Saturday, Sunday — 9:00 am-3:00 pm)

Interlibrary Loan

Monday-Friday 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

(Saturday-Sunday — closed)

Handwritten requests for documents from the main book stock

Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
(Saturday-Sunday — 9:00 am-3:00 pm)

Book Museum

Monday-Friday 10:00 am-4:30 pm
(Saturday-Sunday — closed)


Requests received after 4:00 pm on Saturday, Sunday, holidays, and cleaning days are carried out on the next business day.

Electronic requests for documents included in the e-catalog


In July and August the Library is open 9 am - 4pm (Sat & Sun – days off).

Any changes in the opening hours are timely announced on the signs at the entrance of the Research Library or on its website (see "News").