Consumer services

LENDING DEPARTMENT (1st floor)

The lending collection consists of textbooks, educational and informational literature in all fields.

Publications can be taken home. Educational literature is issued for one semester, scientific and fiction literature for 3 weeks.

To order publications from the LSU Library, please log in to the library’s e-catalogue.

Users may only receive one copy of the same publication.

The term of use may be extended if other users do not need the publication in question.

For issues and returns, please contact skaitytojai@lsu.lt.

Please return books on time. Failure to return a book on time will result in a late fee of EUR 0.03 per day of delay (per book).

Late fee payment procedure

Available in the Lending department:

8 workstations, 5 of which are computerised.

Internet access, wireless connection, and SPSS software.

 

ROOM FOR GROUP WORK (1st floor)

Available in the Room for group work:

8 workstations, 4 of which are computerised.

Internet access, wireless connection, and a TV set.

The room is used for training and other events.

You can book the Room for group work for a specific date and time. Call at 8 690 09937 or e-mail vilija.bukauskiene@lsu.lt.

 

PERIODICALS AND INTERNET READING ROOM (2nd floor)

The collection includes Lithuanian and foreign periodicals from the current year and journals from the past 5 years. Publications are read on site.

The reading room contains the archive of the newspaper SPORTAS since 1952.

Available in the Periodicals and internet reading room:

30 workstations, 18 of which are computerised.

Internet access, wireless connection, and SPSS software.

Photocopying, printing, and scanning services are available for a fee.

Advice is available on remote access and on information retrieval in electronic resources.

Exhibitions, thematic and visual displays are organised.

 

COMMON READING AND GROUP WORK ROOM (3rd floor)

The library’s common reading room collection includes educational and informational publications in all fields; dissertations, theses abstracts, master’s theses and conference proceedings.

The reading room has a rich collection of publications in English from the publishing house “HUMAN KINETICS”.

Available in the Common reading and group work room:

40 workstations, 14 of which are computerised.

Internet access, wireless connection, and SPSS software.

Printing, scanning, and photocopying services are available for a fee.

Subject librarian services are available.

Advice is available on remote access and on information retrieval in electronic resources.

Thematic and new book exhibitions, library seminars, and other events are organised.

Common reading and group work room can be booked in advance; phone 8 690 09937 or e-mail vilija.bukauskiene@lsu.lt.

Note: if you do not arrive on time, after 15 minutes your reservation will be cancelled.

 

ACQUISITION AND CATALOGING GROUP (2nd floor)

Publications are acquired with the fields of LSU studies and research in mind, as well as the needs of the academic community.

All the library’s processes (acquisition, cataloguing, user service, information retrieval and presentation, statistics) are automated, all the modules of the library system Aleph 500 are in operation.

Since 1999, the library’s electronic catalogue has been running on the basis of the integrated library system Aleph 500 (Israeli company Ex Libris). This library information system replaced the previous automated system CICERO.

The University’s database of scientific publications has been under development since 2001; and the database of theses and dissertations since 2007.

The Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library eLABa was launched in 2015.

Functions of the group:

Selection and ordering of books, periodicals, and other documents published in Lithuania and abroad.

Selection and acceptance of publications donated to the library by private individuals, organisations, and various foundations.

Managing, preparing, and distributing publications to library departments.

Providing information on newly acquired publications to the University community.

Retrospective management of publications (the electronic catalogue is constantly updated with publications from previous years).

Registration of LSU scientific publications, preparation of reports and bibliographic lists.

Provision of statistical information for the evaluation of the University’s scientific output.