The reading room book request

  • In order to enter a reading room, the client needs a valid entrance card.
  • There are 6 reading rooms in the headquarters, and 24 in the branch libraries.
  • In the reading rooms may be consulted directly the usual issues; for the rest of the collection, the client must fill out a request form.
  • The publication request may be done on the spot in any reading room, or using the online request (for the publications in the headquarters and from the Low Library).
  • In the reading room of the Law library, there are open shelves.
  • The disabled may request for publications only in the reading room of the Philosophy Branch Library.
  • The maximum number of publications to be requested in the reading rooms of the headquarters is 10 and in branch libraries is 5.
  • The publications may be kept in a reading room for 5 days, with one possible extension.
  • In the branch libraries, the reading room borrowing period is established according to the number of copies and requests for each issue.
  • The clients have a free access to the Wireless Internet and may use their own terminals.
  • The access to the scientific databases is free for those with a valid entrance card.

Reading Rooms

Reading Room I

Reading Room I (headquarters, 1st floor, Copou wing, 82 places)

  • This reading room is for all the clients.
  • In this reading room can be accessed in the open shelve the Rotary Club donation.
  • The reading room contains usual publications from all the fields.
  • The readers can access both the usual issues and books requested from the deposit.

Serials Reading Room

Serials Reading Room (headquarters, 1st floor, Păcurari wing, entrance through Loan at home Reading Room/Multimedia Reading Room 30 places)

  • This reading room is for all the clients.
  • In this reading room can be accessed the current periodical issues, usual issues and the issues requested from the general deposit.

Loan at home Reading Room/Multimedia Reading Room

Loan at home Reading Room/Multimedia Reading Room (headquarters, 1st floor, Păcurari wing, 60 places)

  • In the multimedia room there are 60 modern computers to access the online library catalogue, RoLiNeST National catalogue, different scientific databases to which the library has subscribed, and the Internet.
  • The usage of all these computers is free, based on a valid entrance card.
  • The 10 computers with Office 2007 can be used for text processing having also an USB stocking possibility.
  • The Information Point librarian is entitled to check the existence and validity of the entrance cards.
  • The Internet browsing is approved only in informing and research purposes this implying the following conditions:  
    • The maximum period for working on a computer in the multimedia room is one hour (in the rush days).
    • There are forbidden the food and drink and the mobile phones usage.
    • Our clients may use these computers, the electronic pot and the Internet only in connection to their educational activity.
    • Our clients are not allowed to modify the configuration of the electronic resources, or to intentionally block the IT system. It is forbidden the modification of the existent protection software and of the restrictions imposed on some files or applications.
    • There are not allowed the chats, games, the obscene materials visiting, movie watching, software installing.
    • Our clients are responsible for the software using and for the other resources in the multimedia room according to the copyright and related rights law.
    • Our clients are materially liable for the possible damaged produced.

Multimedia Room regulation

Reading Room II

Reading Room II (headquarters, 2nd floor, Păcurari wing, 70 places)

  • This reading room is for all our clients.
  • In this room there is also "Karl Kurt Klein" European Documentary Centre offering our patrons different publications of the field in a free shelve.
  • In this room there are also available different World Bank publications selected from the general deposit of the library.
  • The patrons have also access to the usual publications and can request books from the general deposit of the library.

Reading Room III

Reading Room III (headquarters, 2nd floor, Copou wing, 48 places)

  • This reading room is for all our clients.
  • In this room, there is a reference collection of humanistic dictionaries and encyclopaedias as usual books.
  • The patrons have also access to the usual publications and can request books from the general deposit of the library.

Professors' Reading Room

Professors' Reading Room (headquarters, 2nd floor, Copou wing, 18 places)

  • This reading room is designed only to the university teachers, researchers, and doctorate courses students.
  • The patrons have access to the usual publications and can request books from the general deposit of the library.

Special Collections Reading Room

Special Collection Reading Room (headquarters, 2nd floor, Copou wing, with entrance through Reading Room III and Professors' Reading Room, 12 places). Contact: col.spec@bcu-iasi.ro

  • This reading room is designed especially to the university teachers, researchers, and doctorate courses students.
  • The other patron categories have access to the collections of albums, printed music, cartographic materials, audio/video documents, electronic resources. The old fund may be accessed only on the basis of a recommendation or a request to the management of the library.
  • The working tools available in this reading room: general and specialized (music, art) encyclopaedias, printed catalogues for the manuscript, old Romanian books, incunabula, old foreign books, bibliophile books in Iaşi libraries and in the other Romanian ones, some editions of old Romanian books and manuscripts, other specialized works.
  • The Special Collections funds can be borrowed only in this special reading room.
  • The maximum number of requests in this reading room is 3/day.
  • In order to protect some documents’ categories there are imposed some special browsing rules:
    • First they are browsed the catalogues for the publications in the general fund.
    • If for the old documents there are also some new editions, they are to be browsed, not the old ones.
    • If there is a microfilm or digital copy of the document, it is to be consulted, in order to protect the original one.

Regulation

  • Este interzisă consultarea materialului de biblioteca cu mâinile murdare.
  • Este interzisă folosirea stiloului sau pixului pentru a se lua notiţe (este recomandat numai creionul).
  • Este interzisă însemnarea textului, sau luarea de notiţe direct pe paginile materialului consultat.
  • Este interzisă sprijinirea pe materialul de bibliotecă (acest mod de consultare va duce la tensionarea legăturii volumului).
  • Este interzisă atingerea anluminurilor şi a miniaturilor (în cazul manuscriselor).
  • Este interzisă lăsarea deschisă a volumelor atunci când nu se mai consultă.
  • Este interzisă așezarea volumelor deschise unul deasupra celuilalt.
  • În funcţie de starea de conservare, de vechimea şi de raritatea lor, manuscrisele se vor consulta folosind mănuşi (puse la dispoziţie la sala de lectură).

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