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International Loan Service

Circulation Policies

The International Lending Service in the National Library of Russia is based on IFLA recommendations "International Lending: Principles and Guidelines for Procedure".

  1. The National Library of Russia lends national (from 1870) and foreign monographs, serials, printed music (originals, photocopies, electronic copies).
  2. The following materials are not to be lend: manuscripts, visual materials, newspapers(only photocopies), maps, rare books.
  3. All requests should be made on IFLA-forms or on forms adopted in the borrowing library and consisting of no less then 2 parts. Requests by e-mail are also adopted. You can also fill the following form in.
  4. Loan period - 30 days.
  5. Borrowed books should be returned by registered post, from the remote libraries - by air mail.
  6. The charge for the loan is 2 IFLA -vouchers (or 20 International Reply Coupons). The charge for 15 pages of photocopies - 1 IFLA-Voucher (10 International Reply Coupons). An extra payment you should pay for the photocopy of more then 15 pages - 2 IFLA-Vouchers.


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