Self-service printing and photocopying By purchasing a print & copy card, you can copy and print independently from the standing terminal. You can buy print & copy card at different values and with different discounts at the rental desk.
In order to support students with special needs the University’s Disability Centre provides adapted materials. The adapted, barrier-free version of educational materials is available through the institutional repository EDIT for those registered through the faculty disability coordinators. All uploaded materials can be retrieved under the “adapted content” subject / keyword.
With the help of the ELTE Library Browser, you can access copyrighted publications in digital form, which physical copies can be found in the collection of the ELTE libraries. However, due to the number of copies available, the access may not be possible in all cases.
Publications missing from the library’s stock can be obtained from domestic (rural) or foreign libraries on request, in original or copy, as required. The use of the requested documents (can be borrowed or used only locally) is provided by the lending library.
You can extend your borrowings twice, by 3-3 weeks in the following ways: through the online catalogue (ELTEfind), via the ELTE Library WebApp, via email:, by phone: +36 1 411-6500/3411, in person at the reader’s service desks. You can extend the deadline immediately in the online applications and by phone. Extension requests sent by email outside the opening hours will be recorded by the library staff on the next opening day.
With the electronic request form, you can request documents from the library stock from anywhere and anytime. Electronic request form step by step when requesting a BOOK In order to request documents from the stock online, log in to the catalogue (ELTEfind, Login menu item). Username: the barcode number of the library card or student IDPassword: by default, the date of birth in YYYYMMDD format, e.g. 19970214. The password can be changed.
In case you want to borrow a book or read it locally and it has already been borrowed by another reader, you can make a reservation for the document. Reservations can only be made with valid visitor’s card os a borrower’s card. You can reserve a document: in person at the readers’ service desks, or remotely through the online catalogue. When a book becomes available for loan, you will be notified by email. The reserved and returned documents will be set aside by the library for up to 5 business days from the date of notification.
Who can borrow? All Hungarian and foreign citizens over the age of 14 can borrow. You can only rent in person with a valid library card. Persons with disabilities can borrow with somebody acting as an intermediary authorized in writing beforehand. Authorization form What can I borrow? All documents with a rentable status in the online catalogue can be borrowed. Non-loanable documents: