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.

 

Department of Archaeology Library

In summer closed from 5 June to 20 August

Mon-Tue 9-16
Wed       9-15

Jakobi 2-212, Tartu
Phone: 737 6503
Contact: Kristiina Johanson
E-mail: kristiina.johanson@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.

Biomedicum Library

In summer closed from 3 July to 6 August

Mon-Thu   9-18
Fri     9-17

Ravila 19-1023, Tartu
Phone: 737 4134
Contact: Helju Vaidla,  krista.lukka@ut.eekrista.lukka@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.

Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics Library

In summer closed from 26 June to 23 July and from 31 July to 6 August

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.
See the web page http://www.keel.ut.ee/et/raamatukogu

Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore Library

In summer closed from 3 July to 20 August

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.
See the web page: http://www.ut.ee/folk/index.php/et/raamatukogu

Estonian Marine Institute Library

Mäealuse 14, Tallinn
Phone: 671 8914, 671 8908
Contact: Liina Pajusalu

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.

See the web page: http://www.sea.ee/uldinformatsioon
 

Centre for Ethics and Institute of Philosophy Library

The library is open until 20 August from Mon-Fri 11-14

Mon 12-18
Tue-Fri 10-18

Jakobi 2, III floor, Tartu
Phone: 737 5413
Contact: Heidy Meriste, Liisi Veski

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.

See the web page: http://www.flfi.ut.ee/et/instituudist/raamatukogu-4

Institute of Pharmacy Library

In summer closed from 3 July to 13 August

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

From 26 June to 31 August opened 9-15

Mon-Fri   8-20

W. Ostwaldi 1 A-wing 203, Tartu
Phone: 737 4746
Contact: Tiia Puusepp, 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.

Department of Geology Library

In summer closed from 5 June to 11 June,  from 26 June to 2 July,  from 24 July to 13 August

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.

Institute of Educational Science Library

In summer closed from 3 July to 6 August
From 7 August to 11 August opened 10-14

Mon-Fri 9-16
Sat 9-15 (during Open University 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.

See the web page: http://www.ht.ut.ee/et/haridusteaduste-instituudi-raamatukogu

 

Information Centre at Iuridicum, Library

From 26 June to 14 August opened 9-16

Mon-Fri   9-17

Näituse 13A-001, Tartu
Phone: 737 5993, 737 5984
Contact: Sille Plaksi (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.

See the web page:http://www.oi.ut.ee/et/oppimine/tartu-0

 

Chemistry Library

From 26 June to 6 July opened 10.15-15
In summer closed from 7 July to 18 August
From 21 August to 28 August opened 11-15

Mon-Fri 10.15-16.15

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.

Department of Literature and Theatre Studies Library

In summer closed from 17 July to 13 August and from 22 August to 25 August

Mon-Fri 10-12, 13-16

Ülikooli 16-111, Tartu
Phone: 737 5219
Contact: Kadriliis Rammann

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.

College of Foreign Languages and Cultures Library

In summer closed from 26 June to 13 August

Mon-Thu   10-20
Fri            10-18

Lossi 3-213, Tartu
Contact:  Mari-Liis Tina
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.

Chair of Comparative Literature Library

In summer closed from 3 July to 13 August

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.

Economics Library

NB! CLOSED from 8 July
The library will be opened in September at a new address - Liivi 4
Follow the info!

Mon-Fri 10-16

Narva mnt 4, A-216, Tartu
Phone: 737 6325
Contact: Sirje Haas, Herly Parve
E-mail: mj.raamatukogu@ut.ee

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.

Mathematics and Informatics Library

In summer closed from 10 July to 11 August

Mon-Fri   8-17

J. Liivi 2-521, Tartu
Phone: 737 5876
Contact:  Liina Jürimaa

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

From 26 June to 7 July opened 9-17, closed on Saturday
In summer closed from 10 July to 20 August

Mon-Fri 9-19
Sat 9-15
Sun 9-14 (during Open University sessions)

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.

See the web page:  www.narva.ut.ee/et/kolledzist/raamatukogu-0

 

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.

Pärnu College Library

From 26 June to 7 July opened 9-16
In summer closed from 10 July to 6 August
From 7 August to 21 August opened 9-16

 

Mon-Fri 8.30-18
Sat 9-16.30

Ringi 35, Pärnu
Phone: 445 0525, 445 0526
E-mail: raamatukogu@pc.parnu.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.

See the web page: http://www.pc.ut.ee/et/raamatukogu

Department of Semiotics Library

The library is open until 20 August from Mon-Fri 11-14

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.

See the web page: http://www.flfi.ut.ee/et/instituudist/raamatukogu-4

Library of Social Sciences

From 26 June to 30 June opened 10-14
In summer closed from 3 July to 30 July
From 31 July to 1 September opened 10-14

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://www.sh.ut.ee/et/uliopilasele/teaduskonna-raamatukogu

 

Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy Library

In summer closed from 10 July to 30 August

Mon-Fri 9-11.30, 14-16

Jakobi 5-202, Tartu
Phone: 737 6364
Contact:  Maris Kikka

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. .

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.
 

University of Tartu Museum, Collection of Archival Materials and Photographs

In summer closed from 17 July to 6 August

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.
 

Centre of Medical Information at the UT Hospital, Library

In summer closed from 17 July to 20 August

Mon-Fri 8.30-16.30

Puusepa 2-123, I floor, Tartu
Phone: 731 8383
Contact:   Ludmilla Sööt
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.

Viljandi Culture Academy Library

In summer closed from 3 July to 13 August

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.

See the web page: http://www.kultuur.ut.ee/et/raamatukogu

 

School of Law Information Centre in Tallinn

From 3 July to 14 July opened 9-16
In summer closed from 15 July to 20 August
From 29 August to 30 August closed

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.

Other Subject Libraries 

Baltic Defence College Library

In summer closed from 19 June to 6 August

Mon-Thu 8-17
Fri 8-14.30

Riia 12-311A, Tartu
Phone: 717 6030
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

In summer closed from 22 June to 11 August

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.

See the web page: http://www.finst.ee/raamatukogu

 

Library of Tartu Art College (TKK) and Tartu Art School (TK)

In summer closed from 10 July to 18 August

Mon-Thu 9-13, 13.30-17
Fri 9-13, 13.30-16.30

Tolstoi 4, 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 Observatory in Tõravere, Library

In summer closed from 5 July to 3 August

Mon, Thu 9-17
Fri 9-13

Observatooriumi 1, Tõravere, Tartumaa
Phone: 696 2551
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.

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