The rule for making ‘readers’

1. What is the purpose of a reader

A reader is a ready collection of scientific literature necessary for a study course. It is the most flexible and fast way to get your hands on the information resources stored in the library.

Readers are made from the main literature of the syllabus of a study course that is not available in the library.

The library can only use 40% of an information resource in order to not breach copyright while making a reader.

2. Who is responsible for making a reader

The library administration has responsibility to make and upload an electronic and a printed version of a particular reader in the physical and virtual space.

3. Accessibility of a reader

  • An electronic version of a reader can be accessed online by those students that are registered on the study course;
  • A printed copy of a reader is available in the reading halls of the library;
  • A personal copy can be ordered on

4. Quantity of printed versions of a reader

At least one printed version of a reader is accessible in the library + 10% of the students registered on the course.

5. Responsibility of the academic personnel

When there is no educational resource in the library the instructor/lecturer:

  1. Fills in the form and gives the printed and electronic material to the library to make a reader;
  2. When submitting copies or scanned pages the instructor of a course must give quality material to the library;
  3. Must indicate the following information in the form: the name and surname of the instructor, the name of the course, the level of teaching, the size of the material: initial and last pages, for example: p.6 – p.37);
  4. Must submit relevant materials 2 weeks prior to the date of commencing course;
  5. Must observe agreed terms;
  6. Gives students information where and how to access the

Electronic form for making readers