Services

DEPARTMENT OF ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING

  • proceeds acquisition of domestic and foreign documents supporting teaching and research activities
  • handles descriptive and subject cataloguing of acquired literature in accordance with the normative regulations
  • creates and maintains University online catalogue
  • provides retrospective conversion of the library collections
  • provides international exchange of publications with foreign partners, exchange of the faculty journal Bratislava Medical Journal
  • participates in creating of the Slovak union catalogue for periodicals

DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY SERVICES

  • builds online database of library patrons
  • checks out and checks in library materials
  • provides consulting services in the field of electronic information resources
  • handles interlibrary loan requests
  • mediates facsimile of full-text articles (Document Deliver Services)
  • operates study room of journals
  • ensures efficient and effective building of the library's collection
  • provides photocopy service from the library collection for registered users
  • offers wireless connection (Wi-Fi) to the faculty computer network for laptops and other devices

DEPARTMENT OF BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

  • provides consulting services for information retrieval, searching citations from scientific databases, etc.
  • offers various types of information education, completes user guides, help sheets & instructions
  • builds and maintains the Web sites of Academic Library of the Faculty of Medicine CU
  • offers access to WHO and IPSC publications

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLICATION ACTIVITIES

  • processes bibliographic records about publication documents and citations based on the documents supplied by an author
  • archives received copies to be available for consulting and verifying the accuracy of data, etc.
  • prepares the publication reports and provides statistical data for the evaluation and analysis purposes
  • provides consultations regarding reporting publication activities

MEDICAL FACULTY BOOKSTORE

  • offers the latest biomedical books and lecture notes titles from publishing houses f.e.: Comenius University, SAP, Veda, Herba, Data Solution, Balneotherma, ProLitera, Slovart-G.T.G.