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International loan

The National Library of Belarus heads the national system of international loan and document delivery system, which is part of the international loan and document delivery system of the CIS member states.

The Library is an official member of the International Association of Library Organizations and Institutions (IFLA), which has a section on Interlibrary service and resource sharing and document delivery section.

The international loan and document delivery service allows users to order publications that are unavailable in the collections of the National Library of Belarus, and also provides libraries of foreign countires with docuemnts from its collections.

The development of information technologies facilitates remote access to information library resources. Since 2015, a virtual service "Electronic Document Delivery" has been operating on the National library  internet portal, which allows anyone, including a foreign user, to place an order for a digital copy of fragments of library documents, pay for it and receive it by e-mail.