SUPPORT FOR KNOWLEDGE @ YOUR LIBRARY

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TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What services does the Library Information Complex offer?

  • All registered users can:

- Borrow an unlimited number of study materials to use on site;

- Borrow up to 3 books for home usage at a time (only valid for students, teachers and employees of VUM);

- Use the automated browsing information systems;

- Place orders for delivery of educational materials from other libraries in the country or abroad under the conditions of the Cross-Library resource usage;

- Use the computer systems for: text-processing, Internet applications, LIC data bases, data transfers to removable memory disks and others. There are no limitations as for the time spent using the computer systems at the LIC; however students are kindly requested to abide by the needs of their colleagues;

- Use the ultra-fast Internet connection for browsing the online data bases, training systems and periodicals (downloading films and/or music as well as visiting websites with adult content are strictly forbidden; those who do not preserve this rule will have to assume responsibility and be punished accordingly)

- Get assistance in any computer or the Internet related issues;

- Receive accurate information on bibliographical or full-text materials;

- Get help in scanning documents related to group assignments (excl. lectures).

  • How can I obtain a user card for the Library Information Complex (LIC)?

  • Upon their enrolment at Varna University of Management all students are required to fill in registration forms that give them permission to use the LIC resources. On submission of the registration forms, students receive their user cards together with their student books. The teachers and officials at VUM as well as external users are all being registered at the LIC.

  • What documents do I need in order to receive  a user card for the Library Information Complex?

  • All documents necessary to obtain a LIC user card must be submitted to the Student Affairs Department.

For students: the documents required for their enrolment as well as two passport size photos.

For teachers, officials and external users: an ID card and two passport size photos must be brought on registration with LIC.

  • What types of LIC user cards are issued?

  • There are 4 (four) types of cards that library

Users shall have:

1.Electronic card;

2.Conventional (paper-based) card used for the carthoteque of "Users of The LIC";

3. An User Card with an imprinted individual barcode identifying that it belongs to the respective user;

4.Cartotheque user card, which contains information on Library books, documents, materials that the user has borrowed.

At each visit to the LIC, readers are required to bring their own barcode-imprinted cards.

  • What is the expiration period of my Library Information Complex user card?

  • User cards should be re-registered at the beginning of each calendar year and are valid until the user decides to unsubscribe from the LIC.

  • What are the procedures of using the Library  resources?

  • All library users can use on site all books and other resources appertaining to the Library collection. Only students, lecturers and officials of VUM can borrow library resources for personal use at home. Important! There are certain library resource sections which are not permitted for home usage: "Reading room", “Dissertations”, "References", "Official editions", “Periodicals”, ”CDs and DVDs” and others - information about which might be obtained in the library. All external subscribers can use the Library documents only on site at the LIC.

  • For how long can I borrow library documents?

  • The maximum period you can borrow documents from the Library Information Complex is 30 calendar days. Under certain conditions this period can be prolonged in case of the latter not being highly demanded by other users at that moment. On the other hand, if some documents or study materials are in particularly high demand, the Librarian can designate a much shorter home usage period.

  • How can I use a work station at LIC?

  • Any work station at the LIC can be used free of  charge by the registered users. Moreover, computers do not require creating an account or password.

  • Where can I find more information about the Library Information Center?

  • All users have access to The rules of the organization and activities of LIC at Varna University of Management, The Strategies for Development and the other documents of the LIC policies.

  • What are the working hours of the Library  Information Complex?

  • During the academic year:

Monday-Friday: from 8.00 to 17.00.

  • During preparation for pre-diploma and  diploma projects:

On request by students or the Student Affairs Department, it can also be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8.00 to 14.00.

  • After the end of the academic year:

Monday-Friday: from 8.00 to 16.30.

  • What are the ways to contact the Library  Information Complex?

  • The team working at LIC can be reached at:

Phone - Dobrich: 00359/ 58 655 614

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Did you know that...?

  • The Library at VUM was established in 1992 like International University College library. In 2005 was opened the International University College Library and information center. In 2015 it was transformed in Library and information complex of Varna University of Management.

  • In 2009 started the implementation of automated data bases through the "AB" library software?

  • The Library Information Complex participates in the World programme for supporting the libraries “@your library"?

  • LIC bestows an annual award to a single  graduating student - "The Best LIC user" certificate?

  • LIC partecipates in the movement - "Go green Your library” of The Bulgarian Library and Information Association.

We would like to urge you...

Make a donation to the Library Information Complex! Any postcards/photos/pictures of either historical, tourist attractions or natural phenomena of your place of birth or the region in which you are residing regardless of the year of issue can be extremely helpful! We will expose them at a special exhibition that we are organizing - "Rediscover Bulgaria@Your Library"and "Rediscover the World @Your Library".

W E L C O M E !

YOU ARE OUR SPECIAL USER

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Do not hesitate to visit us regarding issues of any matter!

The team of The Library Information Complex – center in Dobrich:

Director of LIC : Elena Koeva-Yurchenko

Librarian: Hristina Dimova