The ELTE University Library and Archives will be closed on 26th November, 2021 due to a university event.

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NAVA is the National Audiovisual Archive providing an archive for audiovisual documents collected from  Hungarian national broadcasts. The collection stores audiovisual documents created by Hungarian authors and documents related to Hungary in any way. Its sources are mainly Hungarian national television and radio broadcasts. NAVA’s specialty is that it allows online access through the NAVA-points - public computer terminals -, where you can not only search in the database but also, in accordance with copyright law, view full broadcasts.
Adapted contents made accessible by The University’s Disability Center is available in EDIT for students who are eligible for it (registered at disability coordinators). For the visually impaired, we provide a companion, a computer with a reading program (JAWS) and headphones in the reading room, a Braille printer, as well as a MAGic large-caption keyboard, a desktop video magnifier, and an Active Star full Braille system.
At the rental desk of the ELTE University Library you have the opportunity to rent an external battery (power bank) suitable for charging mobile phones, tablets, and laptops for the duration of your stay in the library. The condition for renting a power bank is a valid library card. You have to return the battery to the reader’s service staff before departure. In case of a failure to do so we will charge a late fee of HUF 1,500 / day. In case of loss or damage to the battery, you have to reimburse the purchase price of it.
You can ask librarians for using the reading room computers. Internet use is free for teachers, students, and high school students, subject to a fee for others (HUF 100 / 30 minutes, HUF 150 / 60 minutes). You have the opportunity to use your own data carrier in each reading space. Available WI-FI networks From a dedicated reading room terminal, you can access
There are several WiFi networks available in the University Library building, which are provided by the Informatics Directorate of ELTE:
Digitalization You can only order a digital copy from the book stock, the service is subject to a fee, and can only be used with a valid reading card. A digital copy may be made in compliance with the copyright law. You can initiate a digital copy order: in person at the public service desks; via email at info@lib.elte.hu. To order digitization, please fill out the form below: Digital copy order
Self-service printing and photocopying By purchasing a print & copy card, you can copy and print independently from the standing terminal. You can buy print & copy card at different values and with different discounts at the rental desk.
You can study the documents belonging to a special collection only locally in the Research Room with a valid borrower’s card, after filling out a research statement. Research statement If a facsimile or a digital copy of the requested document is also available, the original document may be searched only with a permission.
In the reading rooms with a visitor’s card you can use for free all our printed and electronic documents of the basic collection (published after 1801) of our books placed on the stocks or on the open shelf; and a collection of periodicals containing approximately 12,000 titles. If you have a borrower’s card, you can also borrow an external battery (power bank) for charging mobile phones, tablets, and laptops from the information service staff for the duration of your stay in the library. Special collections can only be searched with a borrower’s card and a permit, after filling in a research statement. You can find further information about using them locally here.