Book returns and borrowing

  • Loans: Mon – Fri 12-16

During renovation books can be requested from the reading room open collections via the e-catalogue ESTER. NB! Books located in the stacks cannot be requested.

Materials ordered for borrowing can be picked up the next day (books requested on Friday can be picked up on Monday). The loans service point is during the renovation located on the 3rd floor, accessible via the Akadeemia Street entrance. Books will be held at the service point for three days.

  • Returns: Mon – Fri 9-17

Books can be returned to the returns locker at the Akadeemia Street entrance.

  • Due dates and fines

Due dates can be renewed in the My ESTER area of the e-catalogue, by e-mail or by phone 737 5772.

Fines can during the renovation be paid only by bank transfer to the account no. EE241010002019753006. Receiver of the transfer: Tartu Ülikool, raamatukogu, RT; explanation: VIIVIS, name of the payer, number of the library card.

  • Questions and enquiries

Questions about borrowing will be answered Mon – Fri 10-16 by e-mail and phone 737 5772.

Subject information enquiries should be sent to  ​

You can also ask your questions a on the library web page. Questions will promptly be answered on Mon – Fri 10-16; questions sent outside the library hours will be answered by e-mail at the earliest possibility.


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