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Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Department

The Interlibrary Loan Service was launched in the library in 1930. As the National Center of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery, the National Library of Belarus (the NLB) heads and coordinates research and tutorial work in the field of interlibrary loan and document delivery in the Republic of Belarus. Annually the department receives more than 6 thousand bookings from 350 Belarusian and foreign libraries. 36 libraries in different countries are the NLB’s interlibrary loan partners. The partnership with libraries in Russia, the Baltic States, Ukraine, Poland and Germany is the most fruitful.

Major tasks:

  • ensuring the right of Belarusian citizens to free access to the world library and information resources through interlibrary loan and document delivery service;
  • meeting a need of foreign users in Belarusian editions;
  • research and tutorial work;
  • assistance to the development of the national system of interlibrary loan and document delivery and cooperation with libraries abroad.

Functions:

  • service for legal entities (libraries and other organizations in Belarus and abroad) according to the Subscription Service Agreement: delivery of documents from the NLB’s stocks, and also copying and electronic delivery of documents;
  • service for individual users having the NLB’s library card: borrowing of originals and provision of photocopies and electronic copies of extracts from magazines, newspapers and books kept in libraries of Belarus (except for Minsk) and other countries in the absence of the required document in the NLB;
  • electronic delivery of documents  from the NLB’s collections including newspapers, printed music, maps and graphic documents, extracts from dissertations and databases;
  • service for individual users having and academic degree (PhD, ScD), scientific degree seekers, post-graduates, university and college teachers on an individual subscription, according to the individual loan service procedure.

Provision of documents through interlibrary loan to legal entities and individuals is carried out according to the interlibrary loan and document delivery service procedure. To place an order, please fill in the form and send it by e-mail or traditional mail.

Service tariffs are available on the website, see the Service Price List.

How to pay:

Our account details:

ГУ "Национальная библиотека Беларуси"
20114 г. Минск, пр-т Независимости, 116
Р/с BY59AKBB36329000032145100000
в ЦБУ № 510 ОАО "АСБ Беларусбанк"
г. Минск, ул. К. Маркса, 16.
БИК AKBBBY2Х
УНП 100377889,
ОКПО 02233033

Our mail:

The National Library of Belarus
The Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Department
Nezavisimosti Ave., 116
Minsk, 220114
the Republic of Belarus
E-mail: mba@nlb.by
edd@nlb.by

Location: ground floor, room 164.

Operation hours:

Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m.;
Friday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.;
Saturday, Sunday – days off.

Structure and staff

Head of the Department: Olga Skalaban
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 27 12 (internal number: 77 12)
E-mail: skalaban@nlb.by
Room. 167
Reception hours: on Tuesday, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

1. The Interlibrary Loan Section
Head of the Section: Natalya Melnichuk
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 27 14 (internal number: 77 14)
E-mail: mba@nlb.by
Room 165

Specialists of the section:

Coordinator of Interlibrary Loan Service in Belarus: Irina Gejdarova
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 29 14 (internal number: 79 14)
E-mail: mba@nlb.by

Coordinator of Interlibrary Loan Service in Minsk: Alla Loznjuha
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 29 14 (internal number: 79 14), (+375 17) 293 27 08 (internal number: 77 08)
E-mail: mba@nlb.by

Coordinator of Electronic Delivery of Documents:
Natalya Melnichuk
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 29 14 (internal number: 79 14)
E-mail: edd@nlb.by, mba@nlb.by

Coordinator of International Interlibrary Loan:
Lyudmila Kurilina
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 29 14 (internal number: 79 14)
E-mail: edd@nlb.by, mba@nlb.by

2. The Individual Loan Section
Head of the Section: Svetlana Kovaleva
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 27 13 (internal number: 77 13)
Room 166
E-mail: abonement@nlb.by

Circulation desk
Теl.: (+375 17) 293 27 10 (internal number: 77 10), (+375 17) 293 27 08 (internal number: 77 08)

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