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1. All reading rooms and users' access to bookshelves are closed until further notice.

2. The lending library is open in the following hours:
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Thursday, Friday: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

3. KU Library encourages all users to remote borrowing books, the rules of which are described below under the tab  "How to borrow a book remotely".

4. Every user of KU Library is obliged to wear a face mask or a face shield when on the premises of the library

5. The number of persons present on the premises of the library at the same time may not exceed five.

6. Persons present in the library are asked to keep a distance of at least 1.5 metre from each another.

7. The books borrowed from KU Library can be returned:
- by being sent by post or a courier service to the address of the KU Library, ul. Jagiellonska 57/59, 03-301 Warszawa, Poland (the posting date will be considered the date of return)
- by being left in the book drop found next to the entrance to the library
- by being handed over to the librarian during the library’s working hours.
8. The books returned to KU Library will be kept in quarantine for 72 hours. Only after such a period of time will they be made available to new readers and borrowers.

9. It is possible to order scanned copies of library resources - at one’s own expense (and provided that the rules of copyright law are obeyed). Such orders can be placed by e-mail: Detailed principles of the procedure of ordering scanned resources are described below under the tab "Copy service".


NOTICE! Depending on circumstances, the above principles may be subject to change.
Therefore, we suggest checking these principles on a regular basis to stay updated.





If you wish to borrow a book remotely you can follow these steps:

1) find a book you need in KU Library book catalog (if you are not familiar with this catalog - you can find due instructions HERE)

2) send an e-mail to the address, specify an author (or editor) name, a title and call number of a book you need (orders without these data will be processed subsequently)

3) wait for an e-mail response from KU Library

4) within 4 days from receiving the answer, you can arrive to the KU reception in building "D" to pick up ordered book (after this term - a book returns to the library)


Currently there are two options for returning books:

1) you can send a book (for example by post or courier) to the address: Kozminski University Library, ul. Jagiellońska 57/59, 03-301 Warszawa, Poland;

2) every day between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. you can leave returned book at the reception of building D of Kozminski University, in the specially designated box.

NOTICE: we remind on June 15 the moratorium on fees for late book returns ended.


Currently database EIKON (Thomson Reuters) is available at the Library Informatorium (entrance from the atrium) at stand 35, on business days, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you wish to use this database, start the computer at this stand, then call IT department (dialing 22 519 21 45) and ask for log in remotely to this database.

At the time of closing the ALK Library, the EMIS database provider enabled access to this database by the university proxy server.

Those interested in using the Bloomberg database can obtain instructions By filling out the form here.




Both Main Reading Room and Current MagazineS Reading Room are closed until further notice. However, you can order photocopies or scans of items stored at our reading rooms. More details you can find in the tab "Copy service".


In cooperation with the photocopy point located next to our library, it is possible to order copies of papers belonging to KU Library resources. Orders will be processed according to the price list located HERE.

To order a copy, please follow these steps:

1) if you want to order a copy from a book, find it in KU Library catalog (if you cannot use this catalog, instructions HERE), then send an e-mail to the address, providing:
- author (or editor) of the book
- book's title
- book call number
- page range or chapter you want to order

2) if you want to order a copy from periodical, check our list of periodicals to make sure it is available at our library (not only its title, but also the number!), then send an e-mail to the addrees, providing:
- periodiclal title
- year and issue number
- page range or title of the article you want to order

3) wait for an e-mail response from the photocopy point, which in case of any inquiry you can contact writing to the address: or

4) remember your order must comply with Polish law, especially Copyright law - otherwise the order won't be processed.