How to borrow a book?

• Search the online catalogue to check the location  ("Wolny Dostęp"=Open Stacks  or "Magazyn" = closed stacks) of an item.

• Location 'BUW Wolny Dostęp' ('Open stacks') means that you should find the book on a shelf on your own and take it to the Circulation Desk.

• Location 'BUW Magazyn' ('closed stacks') means that you should request it by online catalogue.

• If you did not find the item in the online catalogue, but you found it in the card catalogue - it means that the book is in the closed stacks and may be requested online from the Digital Card Catalog (

• If a desired title is currently on loan, you can make a reservation .