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Information search

VU Virtual Library (at vu.lvb.lt) allows to perform a search for Vilnius University Library printed and electronic resources applying one-stop shop principle.

However, there is a possibility to search in separate categories:

  • Books, journals, manuscripts – information about printed publications, manuscripts and prints.
  • E-books and articles – search for full text e-articles and books in subscribed databases, institutional repositories and archives.
  • Bibliographic databases – bibliographic data on VU history and present activities, Bibliographic information on articles of Lithuanian periodicals of the beginning of the 20th century. Lithuanian Bibliography. Series C.
  • Institutional Repository – Search for Vilnius University publications, doctoral dissertations, bachelor and master papers.

Functionality of the Virtual Library

 After logging into the account, you can:

  • place a request for an item from the closed stacks,
  • see information about borrowed items,
  • check due dates and fines,
  • renew items,
  • use your e-shelf for saving search results and history,
  • set up automatic sending of news to your e-mail,
  • add bookmarks, comment.

VU employees and students can login into their account using VU e-identity username and password, other users of VU Library – using their user card number and password provided during the registration to the Library. Those performing searches outside VU network for reading full text e-documents should use VU VPN service.

Performing a search in the Virtual Library