Instructions how to request and borrow books in emergency situation

24.03.2020

Instructions how to request and borrow books in emergency situation

  1. Find a book in the e-catalogue ESTER (www.ester.ee) and check whether the book can be borrowed and its status is AVAILABLE.
  1. Request the book from the e-catalogue by using the button REQUEST. Mark the second floor service point as the pick-up location.
  1. Due to the limited size of the lockers, you can request up to five (5) books at a time. The due date in the emergency situation will be set starting from 01 June.  
  1. Wait for an e-mail from the library with the message that the books are waiting in the Smart Locker. NB! Do not go to library before you have received this e-mail. Also note that the message may arrive within two or three days as the number of lockers is limited.
  1. Having received the message, come to the library. The Smart Lockers are in the lobby, just beside the main entrance. Access to the lockers is from Monday to Friday 12 – 18.
  1. Scan your library card or insert your ID-card to the locker. Then follow the instructions on the locker’s screen.  
  1. Disinfect your hands before and after using the service. You can find the disinfectants beside the lockers.  
  1. When entering the library, keep your distance with other persons. The temporary service area is limited, do not exit its limits!     
  1. The requested books will be kept in the locker for three days (Sat-Sun not included) starting from the date of the e-mail. Come and take out the requested books ASAP to free the locker for the next requests.
  1.  The service is contact-free. In case of problems or questions, call 737 5702 or send an e-mail to library@utlib.ee.

 

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