For the time of quarantine Library adds more services which you can receive remotely.
Meanwhile in the Library building you can still ask for information at the Information desk,
borrow books to read at home and return earlier borrowed editions back to the collection.
Ask a librarian
Do you have questions? Ask the librarians of Information desk in any way convenient for
- directly at the Library Information desk (1st floor);
- call +38 (044) 204-82-75;
- via e-mail: email@example.com ;
- chat with librarian at the website;
- at the library Telegram chat and on Facebook page.
We will answer all your questions about library work, its services, informational resources, and
more complex questions we will address to the relevant library subdivision.
Also you can check the page «FAQ» at the website, there might already be the information you are looking for.
Only Igor Sikorsky KPI students and employees can receive books and other documents from the Library fund to work with them at home.
To take books home:
- order them via My Account in electronic
catalogue. Order is delivered during 1 hour;
- pick the order at the check-in desk you chose.
You must bring with you student or reader ID.
BOOKS BY POST
Students, teachers, and staff of Igor Sikorsky KPI who are registered library users and live outside Kyiv can order and receive books from library collection by «Nova poshta» or «Ukrposhta».
- service is available during adaptive quarantine;
- you can order no more than 5 items at once;
- all the postage expenses are on the reader who orders the service;
- users who have not returned books to the Library on time can not receive the
How to use
To receive books from library collection by post:
- order the book online in electronic catalogue;
- fill the form;
- receive books at the post office and send confirmation of receiving books to
the address firstname.lastname@example.org .
To check out the books on your account your password in electronic catalogue will be changed to standard (your date of birth in format ddmmyyyy). After receiving the package you can change the password back.
If you need help, please contact librarians in any convenient way:
- by the phone +38 (044) 204-82-75;
- by e-mail email@example.com , firstname.lastname@example.org ;
- in the chat with librarian on the website;
- in library chat in Telegram and on Facebook page.
You can not take outside the Library
- patent documentation;
- norms and specifications;
- rare and valuable materials;
- documents received within the interlibrary loan;
How to return books to the Library
- by «Nova poshta»: Kyiv, post office №70, Peremohy Avenue, 20;
- by «Ukrposhta» to the address: Igor Sikorsky KPI Scientific and Technical Library 03056, Kyiv, Peremohy Avenue 37-L
If you borrowed books and other documents from the library fund to read at home, you can return them by using Book return box that is in the hall of the library 1st floor.
Remark: for all the readers, who took books and did not manage to return them because of the quarantine, the circulation period was prolonged till the end of quarantine.
Access to the informational resources
Electronic catalogue contains titles of all the documents that are in printed collections of the
Library. Temporary (during the quarantine) you can not order and use them. But you can prepare reference lists for your research papers or lists of recommended literature to educational programs.
Electronic archive contains scientific and educational materials of the staff and students
of Igor Sikorsky KPI. Most of documents are of free access, full texts available in the Internet.
Access to the «local» materials in the electronic archive ElAKPI
At this page we collected the full-text databases with documents for research and education. Resources in open access that can be used free in the Internet are marked with the open lock.
Electronic documents delivery
We provide the students and staff of the Igor Sikorsky KPI electronic documents delivery from the informational platforms of publishing houses Springer Nature and Wiley (during the
To receive the full text, please fill the online form.
Information on availability of the certain publication in the KPI Library or any other libraries of Ukraine and the world
If you do not know in which library of Ukraine and the world there is the publication you need, you can send your request to the e-mail: email@example.com.
Please add as much information about the publication as you can: author, title, year of publishing.
Search and selection of informational resources by the themes
If you need information on certain topic please write us on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will prepare for you the list of sources that are at the KPI Library catalogue, electronic archive of scientific and educational materials of Igor Sikorsky KPI, libraries of Ukraine and open access resources.
Information about old books, editions of the XIX – first half of the XX century
If you need information about rare books, editions of the XIX – first half of the XX century, please write to one of the e-mails:
Search and selection of the informational resources from the rare and valuable books collection by the themes
If you need information from the collection of rare and valuable books on certain topic, please write to one of the e-mails:
Informing the researchers, lecturers, students
If you want to receive information about the resources for information search, webinars for researchers, methodological publications, instructions for work with digital instruments, please write a letter to email@example.com with theme «Individual information».
Consulting researchers, lecturers, students
We propose individual consultations on wide range of issues attached to the research, studying and teaching. During the quarantine we consult via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the access to the databases and checking the academic texts on plagiarism signs
Consultant: Olena Kosmina
About the publication activity, defining scientometric indexes, electronic documents delivery
Consultant: Svitlana Kyryliuk
About citation format and compiling lists of references due to the Ukrainian and International citation standards
Consultant: Tetiana Nizhynska
About the bibliographic descriptions of the editions of the XIX – beginning of the XX century
Consultant: Iryna Lytvynenko
About the KPI, history of science and technology, engineering education
About the rare and valuable books collections of the KPI Library
Consultant: Liudmyla Hunko
About using virtual collections of e-catalogue «Rare and valuable books» and «History of Igor Sikorsky KPI»
Consultant: Iryna Lytvynenko
Online counseling and educational activities for researchers, teachers, students
All registered users of the Library can receive an individual consultation on a particular topic at the Center for Information Support of Education and Research or order an online event for a group of researchers. Counseling and educational activities take place using the Zoom service. Registration form.
Consultations for editorial boards representatives and conferences organizational committees
Consultant: Marija Fedorets
Consultations on downloading materials to the electronic archive ElAKPI
Placement of materials for the quarantine period you can only self-archive materials as described in the instruction. Registration of the user and placement of materials in ElAKPI.
Consultations via e-mail: email@example.com
UDC code determination
You can order determination of code due to the Universal decimal classification (UDC) for your article, bachelor or master paper, dissertation abstract, dissertation by filling online-form.
Compiling reference lists for accreditation by request from the departments and faculties
We provide to the faculties and departments of Igor Sikorsky KPI information about the resources for disciplines that is necessary for accreditation/licensing of higher educational
institutions as required by the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine.
To receive information, please write to the e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer libraries and other organizations cooperation within the framework of internal and external book exchange. You can view the list of publications for book exchange in the exchange fund. For more detailed information on book exchange, please contact email@example.com.
Organization of online-events
If you want to organize the event online or to place the information about your lecture on the
KPI Library web pages, please write a letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with a theme
«Organization of online-event» or fill the form.