About Library

Mykolas Romeris University Library – modern academic Library seeking to meet ever changing needs of the University academic community and providing the environment encouraging studies, science and innovation. The Library actively engages itself in ensuring the availability of world-class information resources, participates in Open Access initiatives and other projectsoffers educational activities as well as professional guidance in information search, critical evaluation and usage. 

Statistics

Statistical Information (1st January, 2020) 

  Per Year Total
Library Holdings (items) 1 913 227 698 
Subscribed Databases 42
 
E-books in Subscribed Databases (titles) 181 820   
E- Journals in Subscribed Databases (titles) 35 055   
Searches in Subscribed Databases  1 164 161   
Full-text Downloads from Subscribed Databases  300 530   
Records in Library Catalog  837  66 148 
Records in eLABa (PDB) Repository  539  17 887 
Records in eLABa (ETD) Repository  160  5 436 
Full-text Downloads from eLABa (ETD, PDB) Repository 130 339   
Searches in the Library’s Catalog, PDB, ETD IS, MRU VL  269 959   
Documents in MRU Institutional Repository 530  5 339 
Books taken home 62 935    
Books read in the Library
220 101   
Library Training:     
Training for MRU Academic Community 105   
Invitation of Subject Librarian to a lecture 19   
Individual Queries:     
Information Search Strategies 94   
Bibliographical Lists 45   
Subject Queries 732   
Other Queries 39 436   
Reading Rooms   10
Reading Places   375
Of them Computerized Workplaces   87
Registered Users   9 771
Number of Visits 106 933   
Virtual Visits on Library’s Networks   1 709 651   
Library Area (m2)   2 909 
Library Employees (in 2020)   18 

Library Rules

  • Users are requested to leave coats and bags in the cloakroom. There are lockers for your belongings. 
  • Discussions in the Readings Rooms are strictly prohibited. Mobile devices may be used only in silent mode. 
  • Smoking, eating and drinking (except sealed bottles or cups) are not allowed in the Library. 
  • Library materials must not be marked, defaced or annotated in any way. 
  • Books from the Reading Rooms are not taken home. Use them only in the area of the Library. 
  • Users should not return books to the shelves. Please leave them on the trolley next to the shelves. 
  • Users can take books home from the Lending Department. 
  • Bachelor students can have 20 books at one time, master students – 30. 
  • To take books home you need a document (Student‘s ID Card, Reader‘s ID Card, University staff – Employee Card).
  • Fines on overdue books are calculated on the next day when the returning term of the book has expired:
    – if the book is checked out until the end of the semester, the fine is 0,05 EUR for each working day that the book is overdue;
    – if the book is checked out shorter than the semester, the fine is 0,10 EUR for each working day that the book is overdue.

Structure

Director of the Library
Nijolė Liatukienė
Room: I-102
Phone: +370 5 271 4518
E-mail: nijoleliat@mruni.eu
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303, Vilnius

Information Resources Acquisition Group

Responsible person – Almonė Jakubčionienė
Room: I-103
Phone: +370 5 271 4724
E-mail: jalmone@mruni.eu
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303, Vilnius

Information Resources Acquisition Group shapes the traditional and electronic library resources and organizes access to them in the library informational system.

Scientific Data Management Group

Responsible person – Vesta Bartusevičiūtė
Room: III-148
Phone: +370 5 271 4536
E-mail: vesta@mruni.eu
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303, Vilnius

Scientific Data Management Group administers the database of Scientific Publications of the University (eLABA PDB), also the Master Theses and Doctoral Dissertations e-documents in Lithuanian Academic Repository (eLABa ETD). The group is also responsible for managing MRU Institutional Repository and the subscription of full-text databases, as well as conducting scientometric research and Open Access policy, consulting on the publishing issues.

User Services and Consultation Group

Responsible person – Nomeda Gaidelė
Room: I-010
Phone: +370 5 271 4540
E-mail: nomeda@mruni.eu
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303, Vilnius
User Services and Consultation Group registers the users of the Library, provides consultations at the Information desk, as well as by email or by phone. Makes reservations of the Reading Rooms, helps in finding the publications or using copying and scanning machines. The making and opening of exhibitions, organizing meetings with the writers, etc. falls also under the group responsibility.

Information Services and Training Group

Responsible person – Albertas Olechnovičius
Room: I-037
Phone: +370 5 271 4726
E-mail: olex@mruni.eu
Ateities str. 20, LT-08303, Vilnius
Information Services and Training Group cooperates with the faculties and other divisions of the University, educates community members on information literacy and other topics, provides the academic assistance for studies. Also, the group communicates the information of the Library, presents Library resources to the University community and guests.

Library of the Academy of Public Security

Responsible person – Benita Sušinskaitė
Room: V-105
Phone: +370 37 28 14 05
E-mail: vsabiblioteka@mruni.eu
Maironio str. 27, LT-44298 Kaunas
Library of the Academy of Public Security is a subdivision of the Faculty, assisting in performing the functions of research and education. APS Library provides the literature on humanitarian, social sciences and other disciplines.

Projects and Cooperation

Projects 

Cooperation

  • Since 2012, the Library has been collaborating with Lithuanian Librarians’ Association (LLA) School Libraries Division. 
  • Since 2012, the Library has been collaborating with LATINA/lab, Learning Center and Library at the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (Oslo, Norway) and has been participating in their courses. 
  • Since 2010 – a member of European Association of Research Libraries (LIBER). 
  • Since 2010 – a member of the Consortiumof Lithuanian Academic Libraries for the Maintenance and Development of an Information Infrastructure for Science and Studies. 
  • Since 2003 – a member of Consortium of Legal Resources Centers and Legal Information Specialists (CLRCLIS). 
  • Since 2001 – a member of Independent Fund “Electronic Information for Libraries” (eIFL.net.). 
  • Since 2001 – a member of Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA). 
  • Since 2008 – a member of Lithuanian Academic Libraries Network (LABT). 
  • Since 1997 – a member of Lithuanian Academic Library Directors Association (LABA). 
  • 1995-2001 – the Library participated in the activities of Lithuanian Research Libraries Association (LMBS). 

Donators

The Library is grateful to all who have supported and donated books. 
Special thanks to our sponsors and donators for the rare books and valuable personal collections that have enriched our Library. 

Library Donators (listed in alphabetical order): 

  • Dr. Laima Liucija Andrikienė 
  • Prof. Alexander J. Bělohlávek 
  • Prof. Toma Birmontienė 
  • Advocate Kęstutis Čilinskas 
  • Embassy of India in Lithuania 
  • Embassy of Japan in Lithuania 
  • Embassy of France in Lithuania 
  • Embassy of Germany in Lithuania 
  • Embassy of the People‘s Republic of China in the Republic of Lithuania 
  • Prof. Algirdas Jackevičius
  • Tadeusz Juchniewicz 
  • Prof. habil. dr. Pranas Kūris, Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University 
  • Prof. habil. dr. Bronislovas Juozas Kuzmickas 
  • Dr. Karl A. Lamers, Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University 
  • Prof. Vytautas Landsbergis, Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University 
  • Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights 
  • Dr. Robertas Lorinskas 
  • Prof. Dr. Gediminas Navaitis 
  • The Nippon Foundation (Japan) 
  • Assoc. Prof. Algirdas Orenius 
  • Viktoras Petkus, Lithuanian Human Rights Association Founder and Honorary Chairman 
  • Professional Law Partnership „Motieka & Audzevičius“ 
  • Prof. Alvydas Pumputis 
  • Prof. Aloyzas Sakalas 
  • Assoc. Prof. Saulius Spurga 
  • Dr. Stasys Stačiokas 
  • Monseigneur Alfonsas Svarinskas 
  • Dr. Stasys Vėlyvis, Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University 
  • University of Wrocław 
  • Aleksas Vilčinskas, British-Lithuanian Society, Secretary 
  • Prof. Luzius Wildhaber, Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University
  • Snieguolė Zalatorė 
  • Prof. Inga Žalėnienė