Kabardino-Balkarian State University’s Library
The KBSU Scientific Library is a modern information and cultural center of the university. Its fund includes is a huge base of resources, both on paper and electronic media.
The library provides information support of educational and research processes, introducing innovative methods of work, expanding library links, both inside the country and beyond it.
The total fund of the library of KBSU is more than 3 million units, both in paper and electronic media.
Particular value has rare books, including publications dated 16th -17th centuries.
The library has a rich fund of periodicals, more than 500 items of Russian and foreign periodicals.
The readership is maintained by readers’ tickets and in special reading rooms, where the literature is distributed according to its branch criteria.
The library has 286 seats for readers, 88 of which are computerized in order to provide the opportunity to work with electronic resources.
Working in close contact with other libraries in the region, the library of KBSU coordinates the acquisition of funds in accordance with the requests of readers.
Modern technical equipment of the library allowed implementing On-Line mechanisms for readers’ service.