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Reading Rooms

Reading Room

CzytelniaIn the Reading Room located on Level 1 of the CINiBA building, readers can use books, journals, materials ordered from the closed storehouses and publications loaned from other libraries. These materials cannot be taken beyond the Reading Room. Upon request, the librarian on duty can keep ordered publications in the Reading Room, but for no longer than seven days. There are 5 computers available for the readers here.

Orders for materials from closed storehouses shall be issued no later than 30 minutes before library closing. Orders issued after that time will be processed on the following working day.

The reference collection includes: general encyclopedias (Polish and foreign), subject bibliographies and Scientific Papers of the University of Silesia series.

The basis of access to the Reading Room is a showing of reader identifying document (for employees of the Universities - employee electronic card or electronic library card; for students - electronic student ID card, for other readers - electronic library card or guest card). Issuing a free of charges guest card takes place in the Circulation Desk (level 0). Guest card does not entitle to borrowing books.

Readers can also use individual work Carrels.


Current Press

Czytelnia Prasy Bieżącej


The Current Press reading room is located on Level 2 of the CINiBA building. We can find here the latest information and opinion-forming journals, including Polish and foreign newspapers and magazines.





Computer Lab

Pracownia Komputerowa


In the Computer Lab on Level 1 of the CINiBA building there 21 terminals with Internet access.









In Multimedia reading room, located on Level 1, we offer access to multimedia and computer stations where you can play discs that require installation of appropriate software and restarting a computer.

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Projekt CINiBAProjekt Centrum Informacji Naukowej i Biblioteka Akademicka został zrealizowany w latach 2008-2012, dzięki współfinansowaniu Unii Europejskiej ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego Województwa Śląskiego na lata 2007-2013. Projekt był również finansowany z budżetu Samorządu Województwa Śląskiego, Miasta Katowice, Ministerstwa Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego, Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Katowicach i Uniwersytetu Śląskiego w Katowicach.