Electronic Reading Room
Definition: The Electronic Reading Room (ERR) is defined as all the available computational resources (peripheral and other equipment) located in the premises of the Library to serve the needs of the users. The ERR offers possibility of access to all sources of information available in the Library, as well as all sources of information which the Library has ensured the right of access. ERR also offers the possibility of connection to sources of information which can be of direct or indirect interest to the scientific community of the UOWM. There is also the possibility of access to a number of services and tools that are essential for covering the scientific needs of the academic community of the UOWM, including:
- tools for daily use (MS-Office, etc.).
- Internet (controlled access).
- systems and services provided by the UOWM.
- scanning, printing, etc.
In addition, there are display cases located within the ERR, where the issues of the current year of all the journals that belong to the collection of the Library can be found. Older issues are also available and can be found at the stack room. The journals are freely available only and exclusively in the premises of the ERR during its operating hours.
- It is prohibited to talk and cause noise in the areas of the reading room and stack room, as well as in the book loan area located in the lobby.
- It is prohibited to smoke inside the reading room and stack room, as well as in the book loan area located in the lobby.
- It is prohibited to bring or consume food or drinks (coffee, sodas, etc.) inside the reading room and stack room, as well as in the book loan area located in the lobby.
- It is prohibited to use mobile phones inside the reading room and stack room, as well as in the book loan area located in the lobby.
- Each user is allowed to use only one workstation, which they may not leave for more than 30 minutes, if they wish to keep it.
- Users must handle journals and books with care and return them in the exact condition as received, otherwise they must replace any material destroyed or lost.
- Journal issues and books must be returned or placed at the appropriate trolleys to facilitate librarians in classifying books.
- When entering the reading room, users must leave their personal objects (bags, handbags, etc.) in the appropriate cabinets located in the entrance.