How many books can I borrow?
- students of WUEB – 10 books
- dual enrollment students – 20 books
- students and employees of state universities in Wroclaw – 10 books
- employees and PhD students of WUEB – 25 books (include A, B, C catalogue number)
- student research groups members – 17 books (include up to 2 of the A, B, C catalogue number)
- WUEB retiree – 5 books
For how long can I borrow a book?
There are 2 types of books
- books with the W catalogue number that can be borrowed for 6 months
- books with numbers A, B, C are lent only to employees, PhD students and members of scientific clubs for 4 weeks.
- books with “red square” for 4 weeks only
What is the method of arranging collection in the Library?
The books are arranged thematically on the 4 floors of the SWD (Open Access Area) in alphabetical order by call number (starting with 3 or 6 letters) in the various sections.
How long do ordered books wait to be picked up at the Lending Room?
Requested books await the reader up to five business days, including the day of request.
How can I get an extension of the book return deadline?
You can do it by itself on your library account (extension) or ask the librarian on duty in person when visiting the Library.
What will happen if I do not return the book on time?
The system automatically calculates a fee for overdue books at amount of 1 PLN for each copy after each week.
Where do I pay the book overdue fee?
You can pay on 1st floor of SWD (Open Access Area) by card payment or bank transfer to the indicated account:
Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny we Wrocławiu
ul. Komandorska 118/120
74 1240 3464 1111 0010 7059 2204
For successful identification, please specify the content of the transfer title:
Fee for overdue (books names) (your name and surname).
Can I borrow books with the catalogue number starting with A, B, C?
No, archival copies can only be borrowed by employees, PhD students, and students who are in science clubs (students from science clubs two books at a time).
Can I borrow a doctoral dissertation?
No, doctoral thesis can only be used on-site in the OIN Reading Room. You must be enrolled in the Library to receive access to dissertations.
Can I order a journal to the OIN Reading Room online?
Journals with SWD locations can be picked at Reading Room and used anywhere in SWD (Open Access Area). Issues of the journal older than 10 years with a "Magazyn" ("Storage") location must be
ordered with a paper reverse from the librarian on duty. Ordered volumes will be delivered to the OIN Reading Room within 30 minutes.
I lost a book I borrowed. What should I do?
When losing or damaging a book with a copy number starting with W, a reader is obliged to buy the same book (or a newer edition). In the case of the out-of-print book, any book from the list
found on the Library's website or the Lending Room. For a copy with archival numbers
(A, B, C), please contact the management of the Circulation and Library Resources Information Department.
The book has a location Magazyn, where can I borrow it?
The book should be ordered online by catalogue and collected in the Lending Room (building. U). (Please be aware of the order fulfillment time, which takes a minimum of 45 minutes from the time
your order is send. In October, this time is extended to 24 hours).
Can I borrow a journal home?
No, journals are only made available on site.
I can't pick up the books I ordered. Can someone do it for me if I give them my student card?
You do not need to hand over your student card. However, you must first submit a written authorization form with permission for that particular person to pick up the books. An authorization form
can be obtained from the librarian or downloaded from the Library website.
My lecturer said that as a student I have access to online databases. Where can I find them?
You can find databases
on the Main Library website under the "Resources" tab. Those are sorted in
alphabetical order. Some of them are licensed and should be used within the university network or via the Proxy
server. For specific information, read a description of the particular database.
Why won't the system let me borrow a book through the online catalogue? I’m logged in and have a valid account.
Books for lent have different locations. Copies of titles with locations "Magazyn" can be ordered online. However, to acquire books with the "Open Access Area" location, you need to go to the
Library, find them on your own according to the class code and borrow them using the self-check machine. In case of trouble finding a book, please ask the librarian on duty for help.