RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University

Interlibrary loan: To order a book or article

Interlibrary Loan

Chief Librarian: Natalia Genadievna Menshikova

Phone: 52-99-09


Location: The New Building, 1st floor

Reception of orders: Monday-Friday — 1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Closed for cleaning on the last Thursday of the month

Interlibrary loan is a structural subdivision of Service Department. Its main goals are:

  • meet information needs of users for documents that are not in the collection of the Research Library;
  • perform queries of subscription libraries and individual users on the documents from Scientific Libraries.

Interlibrary Loan provides following services

For readers of TSU Research Library

In case of the absence of documents from in the Scientific Library funds, Interlibrary Loan forms orders based on user's requests for obtaining these documents from other libraries and information institutions:

  • originals of printed documents for temporary use (except theses, deposited manuscripts and other unpublished materials, rare and valuable editions, reference, and fiction literature);
  • microfilm and microfiches for temporary use;
  • photocopies of certain pages of documents for personal use;
  • electronic copies of documents for personal use.

Readers can receive ordered documents only in reading rooms for the period, established for each particular document. Interlibrary loan services are free of charge.

For subscription Libraries

  • interlibrary Loan gives original paper of documents to urban subscribers (Tomsk libraries) or can send them to nonresident subscribers. It meets requests of urban and non-resident subscribers by copies of separate pages (by means of subscribers).
  • provides electronic delivery of copies of original sources from TSU Scientific Library funds at the request of subscribers (by means of subscribers).

Providing library services for subscription libraries is performed after the conclusion of a contract on performance of library and information services. The form of the contract is sent at a subscriber's request.

For individual users

Interlibrary Loan performs producing and delivery of photocopies and digitalized copies of documents (articles, separate pages) from the Library funds. Orders for photocopying and electronic delivery of documents (EDD) should be sent in in free form and indicate the following information about the document: author, title, year and place of publication, number of pages. Orders may be:

- sent by mail to address 634050, Tomsk, Lenin St. 34-a (Interlibrary Loan)

- sent by e-mail

- or you can call 8 (3822) 52-99-09 (Natalia Genadievna Menshikova)

Procedure and terms of order execution

Customer shall be informed on possibility of order execution, on its values and discussed form of copy.

Possibility or impossibility of making copies is defined by librarians of those divisions, where a document is located. Librarian also takes into account some copy restriction, physical condition of a document and other factors.

Order lead time is 3-5 working days. Order is performed after the transfer of funds to the library bank account.

Method of payment

Bank transfer

Payment details


TIN code 7018012970 RRC code 701701001

Federal Treasury Department on Tomsk Oblast (National Research Tomsk State University, c/a 30656Щ45330)

Beneficiary Bank:

MFS of Main Administration of Bank of Russia in Tomsk region

S/a 40501810500002000002

Russian Central Bank Identifier Code 046902001

ARCPS 69401363000

Details of payment: 000 0 00 00000 00 0000 130

Income from rendering services by the federal institution. Library services.

Without VAT.