General reading room

The library of the Warsaw School of Economics, while performing the function of a public library, makes its collections available to all interested parties.
In the General Reading Room - in free access - you can find textbooks recommended by lecturers, from the publishing house of the Warsaw School of Economics, in the selection of publishing houses of economic universities, economic departments of universities and polytechnics, as well as dictionaries, encyclopedias, general statistical yearbooks, reference books and atlases.

Reading room collection

The reference book collection of the reading room is organized according to the Classification of the Library of Congress, the reference number indicates the location of the book in the General Reading Room.

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DETAILED RULES OF USING THE READING ROOM ARE DEFINED IN THE RULES OF THE LIBRARY.

Main book collection

The reading room also makes available materials from the main book collection, upon prior ordering them on the library slip.

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DETAILED RULES OF USING THE READING ROOM ARE DEFINED IN THE RULES OF THE LIBRARY.

Overnight rentals from the General Reading Room

SGH users may borrow up to 3 items in total  for one night period. The books allowed to be lent are indicated with the large rose stripe on the cover.

To borrow books in the General are entitled the SGH users,  students and senior Ph.D. students:

who have their account in the the SGH Library’s electronic system ALEPH opened, their account is active and is not blocked by because of the liabilities towards the Students’ Lending Library, they will present their student ID card or library card to the librarian on duty.

 

 

As part of the nigths borrowings, three volumes can be lended regardless of the available limit at the lending room.

The following fee is charged for the late return of borrowed books:
5 PLN for each hour and for each book not returned on time.
The fee is charged from 10.00 a.m. the next day.

  • On Saturday from 17.00 to 17.45 with obligation to return the books on Sunday at 10.00.
  • On Sunday from 14.00 to 14.45 with obligation to return the books on Monday before 10.00.
  • If the books are borrowed before the holiday – they must be returned on the first working day after the holiday, before 10.00.

Borrowings are possible

From Monday to Thursday from 19.00 to 19.45,  with obligation to return the books the next day before 10.00. On Friday from 19.00 to 19.45 with obligation to return the books on Saturday at 10.00.

 

Library slip in PDF format

In the form, we fill in the active (highlighted) fields only on one side of the reverse (the other side is filled in automatically). The electronic form, just like the paper slip, is used to use all the materials available in the Reading Room of the SGH Library, it does not replace it, but is only a convenient supplement. There are four slip slips in the form. Before folding the slips in the reading room, they should be cut out.

Opening hours and contact

General Reading Room, 2nd floor, Library building

monday - friday : 8.30 - 20.00
saturday : 10.00 - 18.00
sunday : 10.00 - 15.00

General Reading Room phone number
+48225649526