20 August 2017

Library

The Library’s history dates back to the establishment of our University in 1944 and today it bears the name of Ivan Tyulin, the MGIMO First Vice-Rector (1992-2007).

It holds more than 768 000 printed books and periodicals in 62 languages, over 180,000 e-books and e-journals, special collection of rare books and manuscripts.

The Scientific Library supports the learning and research needs across all disciplines of the University and offers to its readers a combination of traditional resources and modern technologies.

RARE BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS

The Library maintains collection of more than 21,000 rare or significant Russian and foreign books published between 16th- and the mid-20th centuries and oriental manuscripts & lithographs in Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Turkish dated 13th - mid-20th centuries. In 2010 all manuscripts were converted into digital form and many of them became accessible at website of the project “Rare books Online”.

OPENING HOURS

GENERAL READING ROOM
Monday - Friday: 9 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 7 pm
Sunday: Closed

End-of-semester examination period
Monday – Friday: 9 am-9 pm
Saturday: 9 am-6 pm
Sunday: 10 am-5 pm

REFERENCE AND PERIODICALS READING ROOMS
Monday - Friday: 10am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: Closed

LIBRARY LOAN
Monday - Friday 9am-7pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: Closed

The library is closed for visitors on the last Friday of every month (except: January, May, June & December).

ONLINE RESOURCES: COLLECTIONS OF E-BOOKS AND FULL-TEXT JOURNALS

On campus

Remote access

Off-campus connection to the MGIMO Library licensed online resources is available to current students, aspirants, faculty & staff. Ask a reference librarian for login/password.

LIBRARY FACILITIES

There are 3 reading rooms in the Library building: reference, periodicals, general. Wired and Wi-Fi networks in the Library allows all readers to access the Internet on 53 computers in the reading rooms. Also readers are welcome to use their own laptops or mobile devices (in a silent mode). Library PCs are equipped with a range of software including: Microsoft Office, Mozilla Firefox, Adobe Reader, MARC-SQL, 7 Zip.

Please note that these PCs are not secure places to save documents. All documents saved to the Desktop and Network Folder area are permanently deleted.

Readers can print, copy and bind materials for a fee in a Copy center located in the central lobby of the Library.

LIBRARY CATALOGUES

Printed documents from the holdings can be found using the library catalogue MARC-SQL.

Readers can search by: title, author, subject heading, or keywords. Anyone can access the catalogue from anywhere, no login needed. Use your password only if you want to access to the personal functions in «My account».

GETTING A READER'S TICKET

If you are currently attached to MGIMO-University (as a student, or an exchange student for a semester or more), you can get a reader's ticket in the Library Loan department.

Your University entrance pass may also serves as reader's ticket (after its registration in the Library Loan department).

BORROWING

Loan periods vary depending upon the status of the collection to which an item belongs. Most materials may be renewed if not needed by another borrower.

Textbooks: semester loan
Scientific books and fiction: 30 days
Rare books, manuscripts, reference materials and periodicals: Library Use

All library materials must be returned to the circulation desk from which they were checked out. Please remember that books remain your responsibility until they are received and checked in at a circulation desk, avoid overdue charges.

OVERDUE CHARGES

1 Ruble per day per item

The list of resources you have checked out from the library: Click on “My Account” (“Личный кабинет”) from the upper right of the library catalog homepage and log in using your family name (in Russian) and password (the number of your reader's ticket).

DAMAGED OR LOST MATERIALS

Borrowers must replace damaged or lost item with a new copy. To discuss replacement contact the circulation supervisor. Libraries reserves the right to determine whether a copy submitted is acceptable.