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Searching in electronic and traditional catalogues 

  • Automated compiled catalogue of 1995
  • General compiled e-catalogue of libraries in North-East Bulgaria of 2005.  (Academic  regional network of libraries for North East Bulgaria}
  • System of 25 traditional catalogues and files

Research and information resources in electronic mode

  • Information search systems providing on-line access to full-text data bases: SciVerse - ScienceDirect, SpringerLink, Ebsco Publishing, Emerald Engineering
  • Information search systems providing on-line access to reference data bases: Ovid Technologies - IEE Inspec, Engineering Village - Compendex, ВИНИТИ-РАН, National bibliography( Nacionalna bibliografia)
  • Information search and scientometric systems: SciVerse - Scopus, ISI Web of Knowledge - Web of Science, Derwent Innovations IndexSM, Biological Abstracts®, MEDLINE® и Journal Citation Reports®, Google Scholar
  • Open access information search: Open access to the full text of research journals - DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) and Free Full-Text Journals in Chemistry
  • Specialised technical publications: Patent Office of Bulgaria, Bulgarian Standardization Institute, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), European Committee for Standardization (CEN)
  • Access to electronic versions of periodicals
  • Textbooks and study materials CD, DVD and on-line

Using library documents in the reading rooms of the Central library and the branches

  • 2 catalogue rooms with 11 automated free access work places
  • 3 reading rooms with 42 automated free access work places
  • 5 specialised reading rooms with 35 automated free access work places
  • 1 general access reading room


  • Central library – 1 lending service
  • Branches in Ruse – 5 lending services
  • Branches (extension training) – 2 lending services
Over 10 000 readers are serviced; the volumes lent annually are over 100 000; visits to the library exceed 110 000.

Interlibrary borrowing and international interlibrary borrowing 

  • Ordering documents through these services
  • Electronic ordering and delivering of documents.

Photocopying, printing, scanning and binding of library materials