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Scientific library of NCFU



The Scientific library of North-Caucasus Federal University is one of the largest university libraries in Russia, modern in its technological infrastructure and has comfortable organization of reader servicing. It is an intellectual and information centre which plays an important role in the educational, pedagogic, research and innovative activities of the university.

Information potential of the Scientific library of NCFU is more than 2.5 million units of different types of publications of the period from the 17th century – up to the beginning of the 21st century: books, magazines, video films, documents on CDs, floppy disks, recording tapes. Annual arrivals are more than 50 thousand units, the subscription to the national and foreign periodicals includes more than 500 names. The fund of the rare book section takes the special place. In particular the collection of publications on the regional study is widely represented.

Alongside with the traditional publications the library makes up the funds of electronic textbooks, CD-ROM. Electronic databases of documents are formed. The hybrid library is available at readers’ disposal. New information technologies, which are being implemented in the Scientific library, allowed providing access to the world intellectual wealth through the Internet.

Within the framework of integration and coordination of the Russian libraries’ activity for the improvement of service quality the Scientific library is the member of the Russian Library Association (RLA), member of association "National Electronic Information Consortium” (NEICON), member of noncommercial partnership "Association of Regional Library Consortium” (ARLICON).

The University library constantly strives to attract as many readers as possible – students, lecturers, postgraduate students, candidates for a doctor's degree. First of all attention is paid to arrangement of conditions for their creative, effective work. At the library users’ disposal are twenty five comfortable reading halls (total number of seats in which is a thousand and a half) including halls of access to the educational resources, full-text databases of magazines on chemistry, physics, ecology, history, sociology, theology, mathematics.

Electronic educational resources, which are provided to readers of theScientific library, include such largest national and foreign bases of full-text documents as university information system "Russia”, Russian State Library, scientific electronic library e-Library, publishing houses Institute of Physics, Sage Publications, SpringerLink, Ebsco and many others.

Readers always can use subscriptions to the scientific literature, belles-lettres and academic books, but they can use the services of the interlibrary loan and receive a publication or its copy from the best libraries of Russia. Annually the library arranges hundreds of exhibitions which are various in their thematic orientation; all the year round there are active exhibitions of new arrivals, works of university scientists. Presentations of new scientific and academic publications, which are prepared by professors and lecturers of NCFU, are held in the library.

Being the most important division of the university and having vast and various information and documental fund, the Scientific library supports a wide range of readers’ requests, opens up big possibilities to realize the training goals and scientific investigations of lecturers and students.


Addresses and telephones of the Scientific library:

  • 120 Dzerzhinskogo Street, Stavropol 355009 
    telephone/fax: +7(8652) 35-50-61

  • 2 Kulakov Prospect, Stavropol 355029 
    telephone/fax: +7(8652) 56-26-71

  • 184 Oktyabr’skaya Street, Stavropol 355029 
    telephone/fax: +7(8652) 38-68-11

  • 56, 40 years of October Prospect, Pyatigorsk, Stavropol region 355500 
    telephone: +7(8793) 97-39-27