Frequently Asked Questions

E-mail Print PDF
How do I join the Library?
Registration is required at the Borrowing Services and it lasts for one academic year for students, and one calendar year for other readers.
The students are required to produce their student’s books and a completed registration form;
Doctor’s degree students are required to bring their identification and order for registration for doctor’s degree studies;
- All other readers are required to produce their staff card issued by Technical University of Varna;
- All course attendants and students pursuing specialization in certain areas at TU-Varna, students and lecturers from other universities must produce their identification.
What are the opening hours of the Library?
Reading rooms are open Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 16:00.
Borrowing is open from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 13:00 to 16:00.
How do I get a card to use the library?
Reader pass is issued by the Borrowing Service on production of a student’s book and a photo.
How do I find books in the Library?
Search for the class mark in the electronic or paper catalogues.

Can I access the library catalogues from my PC?

The Library’s e-catalogue can be directly accessed at:
http:/lib.tu-varna.bg/absw.htm
Detailed information about how to use the catalogue is available at
http:/lib.tu-varna.bg/absw/ABS_HELP.HTM
You may ask the duty librarian for assistance.


The e-catalogue shows the attached       scanned covers and lists of contents of the new books and magazines. Choose type of reference “Full Description”.
How long can I borrow the books for?
All students borrowing books from the University Library are required to return them within the academic year and they have a right to renew the item (after bringing it to the Library) prior to the beginning of the new academic year, for which they will have a certification in their student’s books.

What should I do if I lose or damage a book?
You should have to replace it on the recommendation of the librarian on duty, with either
- An identical copy or other issues of the same title; or
- A book issued within the current year, of the same volume;

When visiting the Reading Rooms:
Students are required to produce their student’s book registered by the University Library for the respective academic year, or a reader pass with valid registration.

Can I use the Library’s e-resources with my own PC?
All readers may use PCs in the Library’s rooms. There is a wireless internet access available in the Library.

What are the standards for bibliographic citation?
The standards which set the main rules for bibliographic description of the books, periodicals, etc., are:
BDS 15419:82 Bibliographic description of the books
BDS 15687:1983 Bibliographic description of the periodicals
BDS 17377:96 Bibliographic citation
Assistance in the drawing up of bibliographic citation could be obtained in the Library.

The Library Staff will be pleased to answer your questions at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at
Tel.
+359 52 383 548,
+359 52 383 270;    +359 52 383 512
Last Updated on Friday, 25 January 2019 12:45