Development of application solutions
All segments of the RBI Library activities are based on our own information system that is developed and maintained for many years.
LIBRARY SERVERSLibrary information system contains:
DEVELOPMENT OF APPLICATION SOLUTIONS In developing Web-based services we use open source technologies:
In addition to the development of specific library services, we participate in the development of services for RBI in a broader sense:
There are two halls, one in the first, and the other in the third wing. They can be booked through the reservation system:
System is accessed through the AAI identity (user name and password).
How to use the system
In case of problems, please contact::
The Hall in the third wing (Blue Hall TCR) has a system set up for teleconferencing and multimedia presentations. Please pay attention on using equipment in the hall. How to use the equipment
Lending of laptopThe loan of projectors, overhead projector and projection screen
LANDING OF LAPTOPLaptops intended for educational purpose RBI employees can borrow with no charge in the Library (3rd wing)
Contact: internal phone no. 1273, or E-mail:
In order do borrow a laptop, users have fo fulfill form first; they are taking the responsibility for possible damages.
It is advisable to book a laptop one week in advance. Laptops can not be booked earlier than one month before the borrowing date.
Any employee of the RBI may borrow laptop with the written consent of the person responsible for the financial assets, because the damage will be charged.
CIR maintaines laptops and takes care that necessary programs are installed, virus protection, etc.
If you need to install a program for the presentation, please contact: tel: 1568 or e-mail:
In case of technical problems or malfunctions, contact
THE LOAN OF PROJECTORS, OVERHEAD PROJECTOR AND PROJECTOR SCREENIn the Library (1st Wing) RBI employees can borrow the following equipment:
It is necessary to make a reservation for these equipment on time, please contact: internal phone 1243 or e-mail
External users can not borrow the RBI Library equipment.
Equipment can be used:
In order do borrow equipment, users must sign and take the responsibility for possible damages
What certificates are issued by RBI LIbrary?
Who can order a certificate?
How to request a certificate?
What should be provided to library when submitting request for certification?
What certificates are issued by RBI library?
RBI library offers isuing various certificates for rank promotion, projects applications, schlolarships etc. Following certificates can be requested:
Who can order a certificate?Indexation and citation certificates of papers can be requested only by RBI employees for rank promotion etc.
How to request a certificate?Certification requests may be submitted directly to the librarians or send by e-mail:
What should be provided to library when submitting requests for certification?Please provide the library with the list of all published papers in electronic form (preferably in doc. format) and variants of names under which you have published papers (eg, maiden name, last name combination, etc.).
Please submitt your requests at least five working days in advance.
What is interlibrary loan?
What is SEND?
SEND for the RBI employees
SEND for the external users
What is interlibrary loan?Through interlibrary loan service library materials (books, scholarly papers from journals, etc.) which library doesn't possess are acquired for the RBI employees. Library materials are borrowed from many Croatian as weel as from libraries abroad. Using interlibrary loan other libraries can borrow library materials from the RBI Library for their users as well.
In order to facilitate the process of ordering materials through the interlibrary loan, the Library has developed an application, so called SEND, through which RBI employees and other libraries may send their requests.
What is SEND?SEND (Sustav Elektroničke Nabave Dokumenata) is system which enables interlibrary loan through web interface. It is intended for the RBI employess to order library materials from other libraries. System is also inteded for the interlibrary loan requests from Croatian libraries. External users can not order individualy through the SEND system, libraries of their home institutions should order on their bahalf.
How to become a user?
Access to the SEND system is authorized, so RBI employees should register themselves as users. It is necesarry to fulfill registration form. Users can choose password (up to 8 caracters) and username will be given by the system. Notification of login information will be received immediately on the website and subsequently by e-mail.
How to order documents? After registration to the system, users can access their personal web page which contains review of all their orders.
To make an order users should specified the type of order (photocopies/original - book/jounal). Users can select journal title from the menu. In the case when they can not find the desired journal title, they should write it themself. It is necessary to enter bibliographic information (author, title, publisher, numerical data ...), and to confirm whether they want to supply materials from abroad.
At any time, users can check the status of their current orders:
Complete bibliographic data, users can see by selecting the order number in ID column .
How the documents are delivered?
Photocopies are delivered directly to the users. PDF documents are send to the users by e-mail. Original documents users must ayquire personaly in the Library (3rd wing)
Borrowing duration of original documents is three weeks. In the case when the documents must be returned earlier, users will be notified.
Fees are only covering the costs of photocopying and postage.
- Fee for the inland supplies: 0.50 kn/str. + postage
Postage per journal paper: 5.00 kn
Postage for the book: avarage (1 volume) 30.00 kn - depends on weight
Postage is not charged for libraries with which we have organized delivery.
- Fees for interlibrary loan with libraries abroad:
Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) - Hannover
60.00 kn / journal paper (u PDF format)
44.00 kn / journal paper (u PDF format) - basic fee
62.00 - 70.00 kn - depend on publishers, papers protected by license agreements (printed format)
journal paper (PDF format) (CTK libray materials): 20 knjournal paper (PDF format) (from other Slovenian libraries: 30 knphotocopie: 45.00 kn/20 pages each additonal page: 0.50 kn
Regarding your problems and suggestings please contact us by e-mail address:
How the RBI Library materials can be borrowed?External users (students, staff of other institutions, citizens ...) can borrow books through interlibrary loan, based on reverse certified in their home institution or library. Borrowing duration is 1-2 weeks or by arrangement. Scientific journals can not be borrowed; journal papers can only be photocopied in the Library. SEND can not be used by individual users, without the mediation of some library. All persons who do not have a library that can intercede for them in ordering documents, can contact RBI library at the following address:
Access to the SEND system is authorized therefore the libraries should first register themselves. Librarian should fullfill the registration form on the SEND homepage http://send.irb.hr/index.php. Users can choose password (up to 8 characters) and username will be given by the system. Notification of login information will be received immediately on the website and subsequently by e-mail. All additional information
Vanjski korisnici (studenti, djelatnici drugih institucija, građani...) knjige posuđuju putem međuknjižnične posudbe, na osnovu reversa ovjerenog u matičnoj instituciji ili knjižnici, na period od 1-2 tjedna ili po dogovoru. Časopise ne posuđujemo već se članci kopiraju u knjižnici.
SEND ne mogu koristiti individualni korisnici, bez posredovanja svoje knjižnice. Sve osobe koje nemaju knjižnicu koja za njih može posredovati pri naručivanju dokumenata, mogu se obratiti direktno e-mailom knjižnici IRB-a na adresu:
Prijava na sustav je autorizirana, stoga se svaka knjižnica prilikom prvog pristupanja mora registrirati kao korisnik. Za registraciju je potrebno ispuniti sva obvezna polja u predviđenom obrascu. Do obrasca se dolazi klikom na link Registracija nove knjižnice koji se nalazi na početnoj stranici SEND-a http://send.irb.hr/index.php . Lozinku (do 8 znakova) birate sami, a korisničko ime će Vam dodijeliti sustav. Obavijest o Vašim podacima za prijavu dobit ćete odmah na web stranici i naknadno elektroničkom poštom.
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What library materials can be borrowed?
Who can borrow library materials from the RBI Library?
How external users can borrow library materials?
How the employees of the RBI can borrow library materials from other libraries?
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.
Who can borrow library materials from RBI Library?
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.
How the empolyees of the RBI can borrow library materials from other libraries?
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 doesn't own the book that you need?
How to buy a book?
How to order a new scientific journal title?
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.