Library spaces

 

University Campus Library

The University Campus Library is located in the Kaunas University of Technology, Building IX (Studentų st. 48). The library’s collection (about 40,000 copies) consists of publications of the former Civil Engineering and Architecture Library, as well as the library of Informatics and part of the library of the Faculty of Chemical Technology.

Visitors of the University Campus Library can use the library’s areas, reading rooms, borrow books for reading at home, reserve individual and group work rooms and the amphitheater. For visitors’ convenience a kitchen is available on the ground floor for visitors’ convenience.

There are 422 workplaces including 12 computer workplaces; 11 group work rooms, 4 individual work rooms, and an amphitheater for events.

In the library visitors can have a consultation provided by subject librarians of Civil Engineering and Architecture faculty and Informatics faculty.

In Mathematics and Natural Sciences as well as Electrical and Electronics Engineering faculties consultations are provided by subject librarians of the Informatics faculty library (Studentų st. 50).

The library is accessible to users with special needs.

Visitors can get information about library resources, spaces and services at the Info desk also visitors can book group work rooms and borrow necessary equipment.

34 individual workspaces.

In the silent reading room users will find more than 4 000 books (research field (UDC) 6 – Technology) – books from the former Civil Engineering and Architecture library and books from Informatics library reading rooms.

Books are only for reading in the reading room. Visitors can print or copy books for the indicated price. More information (REGULATIONS).

In the reading room visitors can use self-service printing devices.

 

20 individual workplaces (including 5 computer workplaces).

In open stock more than 11 000 books (research fields (UDK) 0-9) – books from Civil Engineering and Architecture library as well as Informatics faculty and Chemical Technology libraries were included in this collection.

Users can borrow these books for reading at home. There is a possibility to borrow the books by using self-service devices, located on the ground floor next to the Info desk and at the entrance to the library from the faculty lobby or contact a librarian.

There may be more copies of the books on loan in the library’s stock. Users can search and order them in Library Catalogue or KTU Virtual Library.

12 leisure places.

In open stock – more than 6 000 books – (research fields (UDK) 0-5, 7-9) – books from reading rooms of Civil Engineering and Architecture library as well as Informatics faculty.

Books are only available for reading in the reading room. Users can scan, print or copy books using self-service devices located on the first floor next to the Info desk and next to M5 room (prices for printing, scanning and copying services).

KTU community members can reserve group work rooms and amphitheater free of charge.

Group workrooms are reserved for groups of at least 2 people for a maximum of 2 hours.

Users can check availability or make a reservation in the reservation system.

For members of the non-KTU community, premises are reserved according to set prices. Non-University community members wishing to reserve the premises of the University campus library (Studentų st. 48) can contact Rasa Dovidonytė, phone +370 (37) 300 666, e-mail: rasa.dovidonyte@ktu.lt

For more information, see the Procedures for the Use of Reserved Working Spaces and Equipment.

M1 Arch box

  • Places: 10.
  • Floor: 1st .
  • Area: 32,92 m².
  • The room has a video screen.
  • Windows facing Studentų street (east).

M2 Volt Box

  • Places: 10.
  • Floor: 1
  • Area: 32,60 m2.
  • The room is equipped with a video screen and a whiteboard.
  • Windows facing Studentų street (east).

M3, M3.1, M3.2 Calc Box

  • Places: 28. Room M3 is separated from M3.1 and M3.2 by acoustic curtains, which, when drawn back, can be transformed into a single common space with 28 workplaces. (M3 – 10 work places, M3.1 – 8 work places, M3.2 – 10 work places).
  • Floor: 1st.
  • Area: 63,61 m².
  • Rooms M3 and M3.2 have video screens, M3.1 has a whiteboard.
  • Windows facing the courtyard (west).

M4 Cyber box

  • Places: 10
  • Floor: 2nd.

M6, M6.1 Human box

  • Places: 12. Room M6 has a low table, a sofa and 6 armchairs. The room is separated from M6.1 by acoustic curtains, which, when drawn back, can be transformed into a single shared space for 12 people (M6 – 6 seating places, M6.1 – 6 workplaces).
  • Floor: 2nd.
  • Area: 45,82 m².
  • Room M6.1 has a video screen and a whiteboard.
  • Windows facing the courtyard (west).

M7, M7.1 Elements box

  • Places: 20. Room M7 is separated from M7.1 by acoustic curtains, which, when drawn back, can be transformed into a single space with a total of 20 workplaces (12 workplaces in M7, 8 workplaces in M7.1).
  • Floor: 2nd.
  • Area: 63,08 m2.
  • 2 video screens, 2 whiteboards.
  • Windows facing the courtyard (west).

M8 ECIU university space

  • Places: 32. The room can be divided into 3 distinct zones using acoustic curtains.
  • Floor: 2nd.
  • Area: 163,2 m².
  • 2 video screens, 3 whiteboards.
  • Windows facing Studentų street (west).

M9, M9.1 Engine box

  • Places: 12. The room is located under the amphitheater. The room can be divided into two spaces with separate entrances divided by acoustic curtains if required.
  • Floor: 2nd.
  • Area: 47,42 m².
  • 2 video screens and a whiteboard.
  • The room has no windows. Natural light comes in through glass doors from the common library area.

M10 Amphitheater

  • Places: 60. Open space for events: conferences, seminars, book presentations etc.
  • Floor: 2nd.
  • Area: 85,01 m².
  • The amphitheater is equipped with a projector, a drop-down screen, 2 microphones and sound equipment.
  • Windows facing Studentų street (east) and the courtyard (west). Automatically operated curtains can be drawn on the windows on the east side.

P1, P2, P3, P4 Private rooms

  • Places: 2. The rooms are located under the amphitheater and are designed for individual work or group work for 2 people.
  • Floor: 2nd.
  • Area: P1 – 3,26 m²; P2 – 3,23 m²; P3 – 3,19 m²; P4 – 3,75 m².
  • The rooms are separated by frameless tempered-glass partitions with good sound insulation.

The room is located on the 1st floor next to the M5 group work room. Here visitors can find multifunctional device for copying, scanning, and printing. Another copying device is next to the Info desk.

Users can print the document they need using any of the library’s computers.

Service fees:

  • Photocopying with self-service photocopiers and printing from the Library’s computers are charged 0.04 EUR per page.
  • Photocopying with self-service photocopiers and printing in color from the Library’s computers are charged 0.29 EUR per page.
  • Scanning of documents is charged 0.02 EUR per page.
  • The price for A3 format page is double.
  • Instructions for using the self-service copying, printing and scanning system.

Kitchen is located on the ground floor next to the M2 Volt Box group workroom. The kitchen is equipped with basic appliances such as a fridge, 2 microwaves, a dishwasher and electric kettle as well as crockery and cutlery.

 

Chemical Technology Library

The Chemical Technology Library is located on the second floor of the University’s Building IV, Building A (Radvilėnų rd. 19). Textbooks for borrowing have been moved to the newly opened University Campus Library.

The library has an open reading room, and publications are available for reading in the reading room. Home borrowing is subject to the provisions of the Rules on Use of Library Services. The library has a part of the closed collection, which can be borrowed for reading at home if needed and returned at the University Campus Library. You can search for them and place an order in the Library Catalogue or in the KTU Virtual Library. Information about borrowing publications can be found here.

The library has 33 workplaces, of which 14 are computerised and 2 are lounges. There is wireless internet access and self-service printing and copying devices.

In Faculty of Chemical Technology consultations are provided by subject librarians.

 

Mechanical Engineering and Design Library

The Mechanical Engineering and Design Library is located on the fourth floor of the University’s 10th building (Studentų st. 56).

The entire library collection (about 8,000 publications) is open and freely accessible to visitors. It is available for borrowing at home or for reading in the reading room, in accordance with the provisions of the Rules on the Use of Library Services. Information on borrowing publications can be found here.

The library has 119 workplaces, including 18 computerised workplaces, 3 lounges, 1 workplace for people with specual needs, and 1 group room. There is wireless internet access and self-service printing and copying devices.

Subject librarians provide consultations.

The library is accessible to users with special needs.

The room has 16 group work spaces. It can be booked for groups of at least 2 people and takes 2 hours to book. You can check availability or make a reservation in the reservation system.

For non-KTU community members, rooms are only available for reservation at the University Campus Library at set rates.

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Library

The Social Sciences and Humanities Library is located on the second floor of the University’s second building (Gedimino st. 50). The Library’s collection consists of the open collection of the Reading Room, the closed collections of the Repository and the Rare Books collection. The Reading Room publications are available for reading in the reading room. For information on borrowing publications, click here.

Library users can use the library’s public library areas, the silent reading room, borrow books for reading at home or in the reading room, and reserve group study rooms. For your convenience, there is a lounge area in room 205 where you can have a cup of tea or a snack.

The library has 248 workplaces, 41 of which are computerised, 4 group workrooms and a silent reading room. There is wireless internet access and self-service printing and copying devices.

The information desk provides information on library resources and facilities, borrowing and returning of publications, present library services, manages room reservation system and lends equipment.

Subject librarians provide consultations.

The library is accessible to users with special needs.

The reading room has 124 individual workplaces, including 31 computerised workstations, 26 leisure spaces and 5 workplaces for people with special needs.

The open collection contains more than 14,000 publications of general interest (subject areas (UDK) 0-9). Publications are for reading in the reading room. They can be copied or scanned for a set fee. Books can be borrowed for reading at home in accordance with the Library’s rules on access to library services.

The Silent Reading Room has 12 individual workplaces.

Rooms 203, 203A, 204, 206

  • Room 203 has 20 workplaces, a magnetic whiteboard and an interactive whiteboard, 7 desks that can be easily transformed to suit the needs of users (either as a single desk or as individual desks).

  • Room 203a has 12 workplaces and a magnetic whiteboard.

  • Room 204 has 10 workplaces, 9 of which are computerised. The room is reserved for groups of at least 10 people.

  • Room 206 has 41 workplaces. The room is reserved for groups of at least 18 people.

If you need a laptop or projector, please contact the member of staff at the information desk.

Group work rooms are reserved for groups of at least 2 people for a maximum of 2 hours. You can check availability or make a reservation in the reservation system.

For non-KTU community members, rooms can only be reserved at the University campus library at the set rates.

Rare books are for reading in the Reading Room. If you wish to use rare books and other documents that are not available in the Library Catalogue or in the KTU Virtual Library, please contact dr. Edita Korzonaitė by phone +370 (37) 300 658, e-mail edita.korzonaite@ktu.lt.