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STORAGE AND USE OF PUBLICATIONS
  
 

  THE OLD AND RARE BOOKS AND LEGACIES
  ACQUISITION AND EXCHANGE OF PUBLICATIONS
  CATALOGUING AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC WORK
  STORAGE AND USE OF PUBLICATIONS
. THE REFERENCE CENTER
  SERVICES FOR LIBRARIES
  PRESERVATION OF PUBLICATIONS
  ADMINISTRATION
  FINANCIES
ELEKTRONSKI KATALOG BMS
ELEKTRONSKI KATALOG BMS
CITAONICA RARITETA
head of department
Gordana Djilas
e-mail: gordana@bms.ns.ac.rs
+ 381 21 420 199 / 150
head assistant
Nikola Konstantinovic
information librarians
Peter Hajnerman
e-mail: peter@bms.ns.ac.rs
Daniela Kermeci
e-mail: daniela@bms.ns.ac.rs
Tatjana Bogojevic
e-mail: tatjanab@bms.ns.ac.rs
Jelena Jovin
e-mail: jovinj@bms.ns.ac.rs
fax. + 381 21 528 574
+ 381 21 528 747
+ 381 21 420 199 / 269


Initial from
the Apostlos of Matica srpska
from the 13th century
 

Reading-room for periodicals and research work



STORAGE AND USE OF PUBLICATIONS

Publications, library and bibliographic and reference informations may be used in the Matica Srpska Library by all adult citizens who become its members and accept its rules. By becoming Library members, they accept its rules of use. Foreign citizens living in our country, studying or working on scientific or special research can also become the Library members.

Publications of the Library collections are used in its reading-rooms. In the general reading-room, the reading-room for periodicals and research work, the rare book reading-room, followed by the Reference center reading-room, the reading room for special collections and the reading-room for books in the field of library science, there are 200 seats for readers. Each of reading rooms has its own reference collection of bibliographies, encyclopedias, dictionaries, general and special manuals. Annually, 4,500 people become members of the Library, using about fifty thousand publications.

The members themselves use electronic and card catalogues of books, periodicals, special collections and electronic publications. Using central electronic catalogue (VBS) consisted of the Matica Srpska Library, National Library of Serbia, "Svetozar Markovic" University Library in Belgrade and Yugoslav Bibliographic and Information Institute data bases, as well as retrieving the local data bases of scientific and university libraries of Serbia, the readers get the information about publications and articles in this libraries. More complex retrievals are done by information librarians, and upon the users requests, bibliographic copies of electronic base entries can be prepared.

The Library loans books and photocopies from its collections to foreign and domestic libraries through the interlibrary loan system. For its readers, it borrows publications from other libraries. 1,100 such requests are met annually. The Library has its service for photocopying extracts of publications. These services are not free of charge.

The reading and working rooms have air-conditioning and modern equipment, thus they offer good working conditions.



General reading-room


 

Initials from Oktoih prvoglasnik of Djurdje Crnojevic

 

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