University of Tartu subject libraries

University of Tartu subject libraries



Work organisation at subject libraries (opening hours, loan dates, etc.) is specified by the UT structural unit where the library is affiliated to.



 

Biomedicum Library

Mon-Thu   9-18

Fri     9-16.30

Ravila 19-1023, Tartu

Phone: 737 4134

Contact: Helju Vaidla, krista.lukka-raud@ut.ee

The library holds textbooks and research and reference materials in Estonian and in foreign languages and serves, primarily, students and teaching and research staff of the Faculty of Medicine. Other interested persons may use materials in the library. Users need to present their UT Library card or ID-card. Printing and photocopying services are for a fee.

Centre for Ethics and Institute of Philosophy Library

Mon 12-18

Tue-Fri 10-18

Jakobi 2, III floor, Tartu

Phone: 737 5413

Contact: Heidy Meriste

The library holds materials on the philosophy of morals, applied ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, etc., having mainly been created to meet the needs of research on philosophy and ethics. UT students, teaching staff and researchers can borrow the materials by presenting their UT Library card or ID-card; other interested persons may use the materials in the library.

 

Centre for Oriental Studies Library

Ülikooli 18-226, Tartu

Contact: Teet Toome

The library holds books and periodicals mainly on Buddhology, Indology, Sinology and Tibetology, but also on Arabic Studies and Assyriology. The library includes the Linnart Mäll Memorial Collection and the book collection of the Estonian Academic Oriental Society. To use the library and borrow books, send an e-mail to the librarian.

Centre of Medical Information at the UT Hospital, Library

Mon-Fri 8.30-16.30

Puusepa 2-123, I floor, Tartu

Phone: 731 8185

Contact:   Ivika Rande

E-mail: medinfo@kliinikum.ee

Centre of Medical Information is a subject area information centre for all Estonian medical staff and medical students of all levels. User services are offered based on the electronic user/access rights or by the visitor’s card.

Chair of Comparative Literature Library

Mon-Fri 10-14

Ülikooli 16-112, Tartu

Phone: 737 5319

Contact:  Elica Mateo

Materials can be pre-requested by e-mail to elica.mateo@ut.ee

The library holds thematic literature for study and research purposes, defended bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral theses and a smaller collection of fiction and journals. Materials can checked out by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

Chemistry Library



Mon-Fri 9.30-15.30

Ravila 14a, Tartu

Phone: 737 5186

Contact: Marju Salve

The library holds journals, monographs and textbooks on chemistry and bordering subject areas. Students, teaching staff and researchers of the Institute of Chemistry can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons may use materials in the library.

College of Foreign Languages and Cultures Library

Mon-Thu   10-18

Fri            10-16

Lossi 3-213, Tartu

Contact:  mariliis.ryytli@ut.ee 

keeled.raamatukogu@ut.ee

Phone: 737 5339



The library was formed by merging the libraries of the departments of Scandinavian Studies, German Studies, English Studies, Classical Studies, Romance Studies, Slavic Studies and the Language Teaching Centre. The new library holds a very large variety of materials in many languages including fiction, which can be borrowed by the students, teaching staff and researchers of the UT by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

Department of Archaeology Library

January 28th    10-15

January 30th     11-16



In February:

Tue  11-16

Wed  10-15



Jakobi 2-212, Tartu

Phone: 737 6503

Contact: Margot Laneman

E-mail: margot.laneman@ut.ee

 

Department of Archaeology Library holds books and periodicals for study and research purposes. Students, teaching staff and researchers in the field of archaeology can borrow library materials; other interested persons may use them in the library. Users need to present their UT Library card or ID-card.

Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore Library

Mon 9-12 and 14-15.30

Tue-Thu 9-12

Ülikooli 16-208, Tartu

Phone: 737 5304

Contact: Maili Pilt

The library contains study and research materials on folklore studies, ethnology, cultural theory, etc. UT students, teaching staff and researchers can borrow books; other interested persons may use them in the library. Books can be borrowed by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

 

Department of Geology Library

Mon-Fri 9-16

Ravila 14a-3004 Tartu

Phone: 737 5891

Contact: Liili Laan

The library holds materials on different fields of geology. Books can be borrowed by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card; all other interested persons may use the materials in the library. Photocopies can be made in the library.

Department of Literature and Theatre Studies Library

Mon-Thu  10-12, 14-16

 

Ülikooli 16-111, Tartu

Phone: 737 5219

Contact: aivi.reimand@ut.ee

The library holds thematic materials for study and research purposes, a smaller collection of fiction and defended bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral theses. UT students, teaching staff and researchers can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card; other interested persons can use the materials in the library.

Department of Semiotics Library

Mon 12-18

Tue-Fri 10-18

Jakobi 2, III floor, Tartu

Contact:  Eva Lepik

The library holds materials on semiotics, cultural studies, communication studies and other fields and includes the about 1000-volume Thomas A. Sebeok book collection on biosemiotics. The Sebeok collection is for in-house use only. Other materials can be borrowed by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

Department of Zoology Library

Mon, Wed 9-17

Fri 9-13

Vanemuise 46-304, Tartu

Phone: 737 5893

Kontakt Eve Möls

The library holds materials on evolution, immunology, animal psychology, animal diseases, etc. Students and teaching staff of the Department of Zoology can borrow materials by presenting their UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons may use materials in the library.

Economics Library

Mon-Thu  9-18

Fri          9-17

Narva Road 18-1015, Tartu 

Phone: 737 6325

Contact: mj.raamatukogu@ut.ee

The library of Economics is located in the library of the Delta Center in a common area with the Mathematics and Informatics Library

The library holds modern study and research literature on different fields of economics, also proceedings of research institutions and defended bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral theses. UT students, teaching staff and researchers can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons may use the materials in the library.

Estonian Marine Institute Library

Mäealuse 14, Tallinn

Phone: 671 8914, 671 8908

Contact: kristina.tiivel@ut.ee

Estonian Marine Institute’s Library holds materials on fisheries, ichthyology, hydrobiology, oceanography and environmental protection, serving mostly the staff of the Institute. Books can be borrowed by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons (students, teaching staff and cooperation partners) may use the materials in the library or borrow them under special conditions, sending a request by e-mail.



 

 

Information Centre at Iuridicum, Library

Mon-Fri   9-17

Näituse 13A-001, Tartu

Phone: 737 5993, 737 5984

Contact: Sille Avalo (librarian), Maire Ranno

The information centre holds study and research materials on different fields of law, collections of legal acts, and bachelor’s (since 2005), master’s and doctoral dissertations defended at the Faculty of Law. Information Centre is open for all interested persons, but only the students and teaching staff of the School of Law can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

 



 

Institute of Educational Science Library



Mon-Fri 9-17

Fri   9-18 (open university study sessions)

Sat  10-15 (open university study sessions)

 

Salme 1A-106, Tartu

Phone: 737 6452

Contact: Anne Allikvee

E-mail: hi.raamatukogu@ut.ee

The Library holds materials aqcuired to meet the study and research needs of students and teaching staff of the Institute. UT students and staff members can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons may use the materials in the library.

 

 

Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics Library

Mon-Fri 9-17

Jakobi 2-423, Tartu

Phone: 737 6543

Contact:  Leelo Padari

Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics contains three separate collections of materials on the Estonian language, the Finno-Ugric languages and general linguistics. Books can be borrowed by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

Institute of Pharmacy Library

Mon-Tue 9-19

Wed-Thu 9-17

Fri 9-14

Nooruse 1, Tartu

Phone: 737 5290

Contact: Hiie Villako

The library holds study and research materials on different areas of pharmacy. The collection is mostly formed of books deposited from the UT Library. Borrowing is not available; all registered users of the UT Library can use the materials in the library.

Institute of Physics Library



Mon-Fri   8-20

W. Ostwaldi 1 A-wing 203, Tartu

Phone: 737 4746

Contact: Eha Lambing, Tiia Boiko

The Library holds ca 18 000 items of study and research literature on different fields of physics, environmental physics, materials science, information technology and mathematics, serving mostly the students, teaching staff and researchers in the field of physics. Users need to present the UT Library card or ID-card. A computer classroom is attached to the library, which can be used when no lectures are held there.

Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy Library

Tue-Thu 10-12

Ujula 4-3034, Tartu

Phone: 737 5360

Contact: margit.magimets@ut.ee

 

The library holds materials on sport sciences, sport management, sport physiology, physiotherapy, etc. Students of all levels, teaching staff and researchers of the Institute can borrow materials by presenting their UT Library card or ID-card.

Library of Social Sciences



Mon-Fri   10-18

Lossi 36-316, Tartu

Phone: 737 5940

Contact:  Maio Vaniko

E-mail: so.raamatukogu@ut.ee

The library holds materials on journalism, public relations, communication, politics and government (incl. the EU subjects), public administration, sociology, social politics, social work, psychology, pedagogics and history. Materials can be borrowed by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card.

See the web page: http://sotsiaalteadused.ut.ee/en/library

Mathematics and Informatics Library

Mon-Thu   9-18

Fri           9-17

Narva mnt. 18-1015, Tartu

Phone: +372 737 5876

Contact:  Liina Jürimaa

The Library of Mathematics and Informatics is located in the library of the Delta Center in a common area with the Economics Library

The library holds materials on mathematics, informatics, statistics and mechanics. UT students, teaching staff and researchers can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons may use the materials in the library.

Narva College Library



Mon-Fri 9-18

Sat 9-15

Raekoja plats 2, Narva

Phone: 740 1949

E-mail: raamatukogu@narva.ut.ee

Phone: 740 1948

Contact:   Ingrit Zolotov  (Head)

The library was created to meet the study and research needs of the students and staff members of the UT Narva College. Among registered users are students and staff members of Narva College, and teachers of Narva schools and kindergartens. Materials can be borrowed by presenting the library card or ID-card. All interested persons may use materials in the library.

 



 

Pärnu College Library

Mon-Fri 8.30-18

Sat 9-16.30

Ringi 35, Pärnu

Phone: 445 0525, 445 0526

E-mail: raamatukogu@pc.ut.ee

Contact:   Kaja Vaabel   (Head),  Helle Tamm   (clerk)

The library holds materials on economics, social sciences and tourism and hotel management. Registered users can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Students and staff members of the College and local inhabitants can use the library.

 

School of Law Information Centre in Tallinn

Mon-Fri 10-17

Kaarli pst. 3, Tallinn

Phone: 627 1894, 627 1896

Contact:  Terje Hannus

The Information Centre holds mostly law literature and provides the students and teaching staff of the School of Law in Tallinn with study and research materials. Users need to present their library card or ID-card.

University of Tartu Museum, Collection of Archival Materials and Photographs

Mon-Tue 9-12, 13-16

Wed 13-16

Thu-Fri 9-12, 13-16

Lossi 25, Tartu

Phone: 737 5673

Contact: Virge Lell

The archival collection holds publications about the history of the UT, about teaching and research at the UT, and about persons connected with the UT, as well as selected materials on the history of Estonian science. All interested persons can use the materials in the library.

 

Viljandi Culture Academy Library

Mon-Wed, Fri 9-18

Thu 9-19

Sat 10-16

Posti 1, Viljandi

Phone: 435 5238

Kontakt Ene Trallmann (Head), Marika Viitmaa (clerk)

The library acquires materials based on the curricula of the Academy; it also holds a large collection of sheet music and audio-visual materials. Students and staff members of the Academy, as well as alumni and former members of the teaching staff of the Academy who live in the Viljandi County, and students and staff members of the UT can borrow materials by presenting the UT Library card or ID-card. Other interested persons may use the materials in the library.

Tartu Observatory in Tõravere, Library

Mon, Wed-Thu 9-17

Fri 9-15

Observatooriumi 1, Tõravere, Tartumaa

Phone: 737 4551

Contact: Maret Veldre

The library is a specific subject library granting borrowing privileges primarily to astronomers, climatologists and mathematicians. User services are offered based on the ID-card. Other interested persons can use materials in the library.

Other Subject Libraries 

Baltic Defence College Library

Mon-Thu 8-17

Fri 8-14.30

Riia 12-311A, Tartu

Phone: 717 6430  (Eve Vahtra)

           717 6463  (Kerli Puna)

E-mail: library@baltdefcol.org

The library holds materials on military technology, military science, military history, military strategy and tactics, strategic and security studies, international relations, etc., and serves all interested persons. User registration is based on a valid identification document.



See the web page:  http://www.baltdefcol.org/?id=56

Supreme Court of Estonia Library

Mon-Thu 8.15-12, 13-17

Fri 8.15-12, 13-15.45

Lossi 17, Tartu

Phone: 730 9020

Contact: Mihkel Metsalaid

The library acquires materials to meet the needs of the Supreme Court staff members. All other interested persons can use library materials in cooperation with the UT Library. Supreme Court Library materials can be requested for in-house use to the UT Library law reading room by filling in the in-house request slip at the UT Library.

Library of the Finnish Institute

Mon-Tue 10-16a

Wed 10-18

Thu-Fri 10-16 

Ülikooli 11, Tartu

Phone: 742 7319

E-post tartu@finst.ee

The library holds a constantly growing collection of more important works of Finnish modern literature as well as works of Finnish literature classics and an exhausting selection of Estonian translations of Finnish literature. All interested persons can use the reading room of the Institute and borrow books by presenting their ID-card.

 

Library of Pallas University of Applied Sciences and Tartu Art School

Mon-Thu 9-13, 13.30-17

Fri 9-13, 13.30-16.30

Tähe 38, Tartu

Phone: 7309 828

Kontakt: Edith Hermann, Janika Press

To meet the curricula needs of the Art College and Art School, the library holds the largest collection of art-related materials in South Estonia, also containing books on design and restoration/conservation and thematic foreign journals. All persons interested in arts can register as library users by presenting their ID-card, but borrowing privileges are mainly granted to students, teaching staff and alumni of both schools.



See the web page:  http://www.artcol.ee/en/library

 

Tartu Art Museum library

Wed-Fri 10-16

Rüütli 21, Tartu

Phone: +372 58817806

Contact: annegret@tartmus.ee

Tartu Art Museum library is one of the best collections of art related literature in Southern Estonia. The Library has a wide variety of books that cover different periods in art history as well as art theory and museology, a collection of catalogues of art exhibitions held in Estonia and subscribe to various art related journals. Thanks to donations made by Estonian exiles, the library gives a good overview of art books published in the West during the Soviet times. Registered users can borrow materials by presenting the ID-card. 

The Estonian Naturalists’ Society Library

 

Thues–Thur 9-17

Struve 2, Tartu

Phone: 734 1935

Contact: elus@elus.ee

The Estonian Naturalists’ Society Library specializes in natural sciences. Everyone can use the library collections on site, but publications can be borrowed by members of the society only.

More info: https://www.elus.ee/index.php/en/

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