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Eligible Borrowers


With borrower card

  • the staff of the Academy of Sciences  research institutions
Passport, 2 photos(3x4cm)
  • the staff of non-academic institutions
Recommendation letter from the head  of the institution,
Passport, 2 photos(3x4cm)

In the reading halls

  • students, postgraduates out of NAS
Passport,  student card,  2 photos(3x4cm),registration card
  • all those who is over 18 years with a resolution of Administration
Passport, 2 photos(3x4cm)

Lending & Circulation Department
Borrower Card

The right to use literature by borrower card (at home) has the entire staff of all institutions of the Academy of Sciences of Armenia, as well as scientists from non-academic institutions, with the rank of professor, or a PhD.
Under the borrower card books and magazines are issued by readers for a period of up to one month. The term of use can be extended in case of absence of requirements for the publication by other readers.
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books, rare, valuable and illustrated publications, albums, author's abstracts, foreign periodical publications, newspapers, and the books  marked "only in the reading room" are not issued home.

Under the borrower card the following readers can take out:

Patrons categories

Lending time

Number of books
  • Academicians
One month up to 15 books
  • Doctors of Science,  Professors
One month up to 5 books
  • Postgraduates 
One month up to 5 books
  • The remaining staff of the
    Academy of Sciences
One month up to  5 books

Terms of use 

  • In case of change of address, place of employment or phone number, as well as in the case of loss of readership ticket the reader must immediately inform the department of library services(lending & circulation department). 
  •  In case of literature delay over the specified term the reader service is terminated up to return(replacement) of the debt. In spite of that he may also temporarily (up to 1 year) lose the right to use the library.
  •  Readers are required to undergo re-registration within the deadline prescribed by the Administration of the library. At the same time, all the literature drawn from the library, should be returned or presented for inspection.
  •  In case of lost or damage of any publication the reader must return the library the same publication. In the impossibility of this (according to decision of the special commission of FSL), the reader must provide equivalent replacement, or pay for the publication at market prices.

    Responsibilities of the borrower:

    • not to give the reader's card to another person;
    • not to make notes in the margins of the books and magazines, tagging underscores, bending pages, tear sheets, etc.;
    • take out literature from the reading rooms without permission ;
    • use your own books in the reading rooms without permission;
    • put briefcases, handbags, parcels etc. on the tables in the reading rooms;
    • talk loudly and use  cell phones in the reading rooms and the room of circulation; 
    • smoking in the building of the library

       In case of  violence of these rules, the reader will be forbidden  from the use of the services of the library.

    Reading halls

All library patrons and outside visitors are served in the reading rooms,where they  have free access to all reference materials.
The collections of reference materials are mainly stored with reference literature / encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and inquiry literature/.
The literature, which is not found in the reference materials can be ordered from the book depository.

Reading hall of the social and political sciences # 1

The collection of reference materials is mainly stored with literature of social, political and humanitarian nature. In the collection of reference materials there are 1014 units of books and 886 units of magazines / philosophy, psychology, history, political science, literature, art, etc. / in Armenian, Russian and foreign languages. In this reading room you can find all numbers of “Journal of Social Sciences” and “Historical - Philological magazine" of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.
Located on 2nd floor of the library
The number of working places - 42 working places, 12 of which with computers

Reading hall of the natural and technical sciences # 2

The collection of reference materials is mainly stored with the natural and technical literature. In the fund of reference materials there are 765 copies of books and 4012 units of journals / mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics, etc. / in Armenian, Russian and foreign languages. In this reading room you can find all numbers of "Reports of the NAS of Armenia ","Proceedings of the NAS of Armenia "/ series: "Earth sciences "," Engineering Science", "Mathematics", "Mechanics "," Physics "/, " Astrophysics "," Biological Journal of Armenia "," Chemical Journal of Armenia "," Medical science of Armenia. "
Located on the  3rd  floor of the library
The number of working places - 20 working places

Reading hall after Harutyun Mekeryan, of the periodical publications, abstracts and newly arrived books  # 3

The collection of reference materials is mainly stored with more than 700 units of books and 755 units of magazines on subjects of economics, finance, law, programming in Armenian, Russian and foreign languages. Most of the magazines are editions of the Library of the Natural Sciences of the NAS of Russian Federation.
Every Monday exhibition of new arrivals is organized.
Located on the  3rd  floor of the library
The number of working places - 10 working places

Interlibrary Loan

Titles absent in the collections of the other libraries in Yerevan, can be ordered from collections of FSL through INTERLIBRARY LOAN. Orders are arranged by the librarian of the certain organization.