Library lends only books. Scientific journals, encyclopedias, handbooks, distionaries (and other reference materials) as well as thesis can not be borrowed. Materials which can not be borrowed, can be photocopied or scanned in the library. Therebay Croatian Law on Copyright and Related Rights should be respected.
RBI employees may borrow books after registration. For them there are no limitations on borrowing duration. External users can borrow library materials only through interlibrary loan.
External users (students, employees of other institutions ...) can borrow books through the interlibrary loan. They can also borrow books independently based on the revers which they could get in the library of their institution. Borrowing duration is 1-2 weeks, or by special arrangement.
External users can make photocopies of journal papers. Electronic journals papers can be saved on USB stick or send by e-mail. External users can also use users computers which are available in all reading rooms.
We recommend to other libraries using our interlibrary loan online system SEND.
Jounal papers, book papes, or proceedings papers etc. employees of the RBI can order from their own laboratories and offices. The library will then ensure that the requested document will be provided on the fastest way (one to three days) and under the best price.
To order book/jounal/journal paper through interlibrary loda, RBI employees should be registred in the Electronic documents ordering system - SEND. Detailed instructions on how to become system user, how to order documents, document delivery possibilities and what are the prices for photocopies or loan of the original document.
Borrowing period of the original printed book is approximately one month.
Library for the employees of the RBI can purchase books or borrow them through the interlibrary loan from the libraries in the country, as well as from the libraries abroad.
Library can purchase books only for the RBI employees. They have to submit their order to lthe ibrary with the basic information about the desired book.
The proposal for the purchase of a new scientific journal title should be submited to the library. It should include an explanation why the title is required and the approximate number of users to whom it is intended. Once a year, RBI Library in cooperation with the Library commitee reviews existing journal titles subscription list and then consider all proposals of the new titles received in the meantime.