Rules and regulations

In connection with the announcement of the Rector of UWM in Olsztyn from 28.02.2021, the University Library and its divisions will be closed to readers from 1 to 14 March 2021.


The University Library offers you the following forms of support for remote work and study:


·         The possibility of self-receipt of the books ordered (at the side entrance from the stadium) online.

·         The possibility of receiving an electronic copy of a fragment of a book or a magazine .

·         The possibility of using electronic forms of interlibrary loans.


Phone and e-mail contact is possible between  8 am - 6 pm:

Information Desk, tel. 89 523 49-84, 89 523 32-74,  e-mail:

Department of Subject Collections, tel. 89 524-64-87, e-mail:

Acquisition Department, tel. 89 523 35 80, e-mail:

Main Lending Desk, tel. 89 524-51-66, e-mail:, Teaching Collection tel. 89 523-36-83, e-mail:

Department of Special Collections, tel. 89 524-63-05, 89 524-63-44, e-mail:

Interlibrary Loans, e-mail only e-mail:


Reference Department and Periodicals Reading Room, tel. 89 523 49 57,,

Additionally we provide the possibility to communicate via e-mail:


The option of ordering books on-line can be used only by persons authorised to borrow the books outside the library. Contact with the Lending Unit (tel. 89 524 51 66, e-mail:

There are two options of using the collections:

·         remotely - you can use the rich offer of e-collections, books to borrow are ordered on-line ,

·         scanning for the ordering  other materials,  scanning.

You can collect the ordered books at the side entrance from the stadium (tel. 89 524 51 66, 89 523 36 83) from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (break 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.).

Books can be returned only via the 24-hour COLLECTION BOX located at the entrance from the bus stop.

We would also like to remind you that UWM students and staff have the remote access to the UWM e-book and e-journal collection, available from the UWM e-Collections website (, after logging into the library system.


University Library UWM in Olsztyn, 12B Oczapowskiego, 10-719 Olsztyn