RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University

Joining the Library

We gladly invite you to become our reader.

The Research Library presents its resources to faculty, researchers, students, postgraduates, staff of TSU and its research institutes, and everyone interested: school students starting from 14 years of age, students, postgraduates and faculty of other universities, any research institute staff, the creative community, and others.

The registration requires getting an individual Reader Card and gaining access to the resources and services of TSU Research Library.

Please contact Reader Registration Service to get a Reader Card.

Documents required:

  • TSU faculty and staff should have TSU ID (or a certificate) issued by TSU Department of Human Resources;
  • TSU students should have a student’s ID;
  • General Public Users should present their passport with the mark of registration at the place of residence or place of temporary stay.

The Reader Card costs 250/350 Russian rubles.

A Reader Card gives its owner the right to:

- use the Electronic Catalog in  its entirety;

- read and make copies of full-text documents from the TSU e-Library (repository);

- work with remote electronic resources;

- use Interlibrary Loan services;

- attend Information Center 24/7 at night time;

- request and reserve items from the book depository;

- work with hard copies of documents at Reading Rooms of the TSU Research Library, and borrow books (excluding  General Public Users).


If you have any questions, please contact: Head of the Service of Electronic Delivery, Registration and Analysis Elena S. Sakharova,, (+73822) 78-51-49.