Dear KU students. Library closed.
There is no human. Even no ghost.
But we are waiting for happy news -
people will win, virus will lose!!! :)



Dear our users.
Because of coronavirus pandemic
KU Library is closed until further notice.
However, we would like to facilitate
your use of our paper and electronic resources.
We encourage you to familiarize yourself
with pieces of information mentioned below.




If you wish to borrow a book 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)



KU Library does not charge any fees for late book returns from March 11 to June 15.


In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, many database providers have decided to facilitate using their resources. Below we describe the facilities that can be useful for staff and students of our university.

Cambridge University Press
made available dozens of books and many chapters from its publications (till the end of May). Link to this publisher's database you can find HERE.

EBSCO has made available datebases EconLit (containing scientific literature in economics) and Historical Abstracts (containing publications in history from 1450 to the present - excluding the history of the USA and Canada). To find these databases, click HERE on EBSCO link and then click on "EBSCOhost Web".

EMIS enabled the university proxy to enter its database until our library reopen.

JSTOR provides some of its resources for free until the end of June. More detailed information you can  find HERE.


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.