University Library

The library of Novosibirsk State Technical University is the largest university library in Novosibirsk. LibraryIt is a modern scientific, informational and cultural center.

The library is the member of such professional communities as the Russian Library Association, the Russian Association of Electronic Libraries, the Association of Regional Library Consortia and Novosibirsk Library Society. It collaborates with the Russian Fund for Fundamental Research, National Electronic Information Consortium (NEICON) and International Information Center.

The structure of the Library

  • 6 loan collections
  • 15 reading halls
  • 8 departments

Library Fund

The library fund contains about 1.5 million publications. Approximately 60 thousand books are added to the library annually.

The fund of print resources contains
  • textbooks
  • scientific literature
  • monographs
  • fiction
  • periodic and reference publications
  • foreign educational and scientific literature in 14 languages
  • encyclopedias and reference materials
  • NSTU publications, including the series “NSTU Textbooks” and “NSTU Monographs”
The fund of electronic resources contains
  • NSTU Electronic library system
  • full-text library of NSTU publications
  • media library (CD and DVD collections)
  • remote access to 39 databases with full-text scientific information from the leading international publishing houses, centers, libraries (Springer, reference database Scopus, Electronic Library of Dissertations at Russian State Library and so on).

Library Management System

An integrated automated library system Virtua is used to manage the library.

Library users can obtain information about library resources and services from the library site and the electronic catalogue portal forming a unified Remote Access Database.

The library electronic catalogue contains
  • more than 160 thousand bibliographic records
  • more than 1,1 million records of publications showing the availability and location of every document in the fund
  • more than 20 thousand links giving access to full-text resources
With the help of the electronic catalogue readers can
  • find the necessary publication
  • receive information about the number of copies of the publication in the hall where the printed copy is stored
  • get access to full-text electronic resources
  • check their own electronic record form
  • order a book
  • extend a library loan
  • renew a library card, etc.

The library operates anautomated self-issue system.

Virtual Reference Service is available via the library website.

NSTU Library website (Rus)

NSTU Library e-catalogue (Rus)



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