RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University



Software Innovative Interfaces Inc

Since 1997 the TSU Research Library has successfully utilized Automated Library Information System (ALIS) VTLS-Virtua, Innovative Interfaces Inc. (USA in its work. VTLS-Virtua is the third generation of the software program, which provides complex automation and management of library processes. The library has implemented and used interconnected modules (subsystems) of ALIS, namely: funds acquisition, cataloging, serial editions management, analytical list of articles, public access electronic catalog, statistics (reports), service management including electronic order of documents, electronic check of the library fund, reservations.

December 2010, TSU bought software program VTLS—VITAL to establish an electronic library (repository). Here readers can access full-text materials which are results of research, educational, and methodological activities: books, materials of conferences, congresses and seminars, collection of articles, articles of periodicals, and abstracts of dissertations defended at Tomsk State University.

December 2008, established Russian Group of Users of Innovative Interfaces Inc. software with headquarters in the TSU Research Library. Russian Group of Users includes 9 university libraries.

  • Far Eastern Federal University
  • Kuzbass State Technical University
  • Novosibirsk State Technical University
  • Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management
  • Novosibirsk Law Institute (branch) of Tomsk State University
  • Siberian State Industrial University (Novokuznetsk)
  • National Research Tomsk State University
  • Tomsk State University of Architecture and Building
  • National Research South Ural State University

Contact information:

34 a., Leninа St., Tomsk, The Russian Federation, 634050
TSU Research Library

Chairperson of Executive Committee of Russian Group of Users,
Director of TSU Research Library Mikhail Shepel

Phone/Fax: (+73822) 53-42-82