How to use special collections

How to use special holdings?

The Special Collections Department comprise archives, social life documents, art prints, music scores, maps, manuscripts and old prints. Each Collection is stored in a separate storages with one Reading Room, you can first consult the online Special Collections Card Catalogs. Please indicate what materials you would like to access. A librarian will be happy to prepare them for you. You cannot borrow items to take home.

To access the special collections you will be asked to complete a Reader Form, additionally, you may be required to provide a written Request to access the special holdings.

Digital copies are made in the Department of Library Automation and Digitalization. Prices are in point IV of the NCU Library services price list (Cennik usług biblioteki). Paper copies and prints are made in PRESTO copying center placed in the library building Printing and copying price list (Cennik usług kserograficznych)

Special Collections Reading Room is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9.00 to 14.00, and on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9.00 to 18.00. In August the reading room is closed, in July and September it is open from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 14.00.