At the heart of Saint Petersburg University of Science and Technology (SPBUNI), we deeply understand how pivotal libraries are in nurturing a culture of academic brilliance. Picture our libraries as a vast interconnected web, each node brimming with a wealth of resources that are nothing short of a treasure chest. These resources are your power tools, fueling your research quests and catapulting you on the path to your scholarly aspirations. But our libraries are not just silent custodians of books. They pulse with the vibrant energy of research, serving as a bustling crossroads for students and faculty, a place where ideas meet and knowledge grows. They are the beating heart of our academic community.

A Sanctuary for Scholars:

  • The Main Library: Picture the Main Library as the beating heart of SPBUNI’s library system, pulsating with a rich array of academic resources. Dive into an ocean of books, journals, periodicals, and electronic databases that span a broad spectrum of scientific and technological fields. Our librarians, skilled navigators of this vast ocean, stand ready to guide you through these extensive collections and help you unearth the information crucial for your research voyages.
  • Specialized Departmental Libraries: In harmony with the Main Library, SPBUNI is home to departmental libraries, each a specialist in a specific academic discipline. These libraries offer deep reservoirs of resources, meticulously curated to cater to the unique research requirements of each faculty. Take advantage of the wisdom of our subject-specialist librarians, who, with their profound understanding of your field, can steer you towards the most pertinent and cutting-edge scholarly materials.
  • Digital Resources at Your Fingertips: At SPBUNI, we value ease of access and convenience. A treasure trove of electronic resources, including online journals, e-books, and academic databases, is just a click away. Whether you’re in the comfort of your dorm room or on the go, you can tap into the power of technology to conduct thorough research and stay abreast of the latest breakthroughs in your field of study.

Welcome to the world beyond the books at SPBUNI! We offer a variety of services to help you with your research:

  • Personalized Research Help & Workshops: Our librarians are here to help you navigate the world of research. They can guide you in developing research strategies, fine-tuning your search terms, and making the most of our library resources. Plus, we host workshops on a range of topics, from information literacy to research skills, to help you become a self-reliant researcher.
  • Interlibrary Loan Service: Don’t worry if we don’t have what you need in our collection. Our Interlibrary Loan service can get you materials from libraries all over the world. So, you’ll always have what you need to make your research project a success.
  • Citation Management Tools & Software: Navigating the world of academic citation can be tricky, but we’ve got you covered. We provide access to citation management software to make referencing sources a breeze and ensure you’re giving proper credit where it’s due. With our help, you’ll be able to produce well-structured and properly cited research papers.

We’re here to support you every step of the way in your research journey!

A Collaborative Learning Environment:

Here’s what we offer

  • Quiet Study Spaces: Need a peaceful place to focus on your work? We’ve got quiet study areas just for that. Dive deep into your studies without distractions in these serene spaces.
  • Group Study Rooms: Want to brainstorm with your peers? Our group study rooms are perfect for engaging discussions. They’re designed to encourage teamwork, knowledge sharing, and a supportive learning atmosphere.
  • State-of-the-art Technology & Facilities: Stay ahead with our advanced facilities. From high-speed internet and computer workstations with specialized software to printing and scanning services, we’ve got everything you need to excel in your academic journey.

And there’s more:

  • Library Hours & Contact Info: We provide clear information about our opening hours for each location, contact details for reference help, and links to our online library catalog.
  • Accessibility Services: We believe in inclusivity. That’s why we offer accessibility services like assistive technologies and designated accessible study spaces.
  • Exhibitions & Events: Our libraries are more than just books. We host exhibitions, book talks, and other events that contribute to a vibrant intellectual environment.

Start your journey of discovery at SPBUNI! Our libraries are more than just buildings filled with books. They’re buzzing centers of knowledge, teeming with resources and staff who are eager to help. Need help with your research? We’ve got you covered. Looking for a peaceful spot to hit the books? We’ve got plenty. Want to dive into the latest academic resources? Just step through our doors. So why wait? Come on over, delve into our extensive collections, and let the adventure of learning begin. Your journey at SPBUNI is sure to be an enriching one. See you at the library!