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Library from home

New online information service to support education and learning

The Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library regards the provision of services accessible remotely as a highly important task to ensure them for all who are interested in such services, especially for people participating in education, either its traditional form or digital ones, in the period of pandemic situation.
Within the frame of the new service - Library from home - our reference librarians are at the readers’ disposal with the following services:
to provide technical assistance to use databases accessible remotely, from home
to seek online international contents and contents from Hungary
to identify authentic information
to deliver contents electronically, according to possibilities provided by copyrights
to compile and refine bibliographies of theses and other publications
to search citations and sources (of information)

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Do I have to pay for it?
Information service is free of charge.

To where can I turn with my questions?
Our colleagues are waiting for your calling either by phone – +36 1 411 5019 – or on Skype by the name 'Központi Könyvtár FSZEK' from Monday to Friday, 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM.
In email you can turn to us on the address. We try to answer your questions within a workday, depending on the topic and the complexity of the question.
The address continues to work well, so your questions related to Hungarian and foreign, mainly English further education will be answered, too.
It is important to know
The Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library is the subscriber of several databases providing online services; you can acquire information about them by clicking to here.
On the basis of the contracts with the providers, some of the databases are permanently available for library members from home, too; other services can be used by remote access only in the period of pandemic situation.
One of them is ARCANUM DIGITHECA (digitized science repository); now its contents bound to subscription are also available for readers with reader's card authorizing to borrow. The database contains more than 31 million pages including scientific and professional journals, weekly and daily newspapers, encyclopedias and thematic book collections. Remote access is available by the provider for the members of the Library until withdrawal.