The Library and Self-study Centre

The Library and Self-study Centre provide personal consultations, various trainings are organized to introduce students to the information stored in the library, the possibilities of searching for this information, newly implemented systems (introductory training for first-year students, information literacy training, eLABa training).

Modern spaces are created in the Library and Self-study Centre (hereinafter - LSSC) and adapted for both independent and group work. Total area of LSSC premises – 939,37 m2, there are 95 work places (31 - computerized). 46 students per computerized place.  Students can use copying, printing, scanning services, popular is teamwork space, where lectures, trainings, educations, seminars, meetings are regularly held.  

LSSC is equipped with 31 computerized work places, computers are equipped with EZproxy software, which provides access to e-books and scientific information resources in subscribed databases, accessing it also from remote computers. The College Virtual Library was created – an integrated search system that allows to search the College library resources, the Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library (eLABa), subscribed databases, and open access electronic resources.

The College Library and Self-Study Centre is accessible to persons with reduced mobility.
• Specialized height and angle adjustable table.
• Alternative computer mice TRAXSYS ROLLER JOYSTICK II for people with motor problems.
• HIGH CONTRAST KEYBOARD for the visually impaired.
• Topaz XL HD image magnifier, tool for visually impaired allowing to choose the size and position of the document you are reading on the screen
• Brilliant BI 40 portable electronic Braille device – for reading and writing Braille. The device connects to a computer, phone, or tablet.
• JAWS for Windows – a screen reader that allows the blind to write, read and edit files, read books in various languages, create and listen to music, program, use a printer, browse the Internet, etc.
• Wintalker Voice v. 1.6 – Lithuanian language synthesizer, which reads all the information on the computer screen to the user in Lithuanian.
• Dolphin EasyConverter – software for people with visual or reading disabilities that converts documents to alternative formats such as large font, Braille, audio book or a book that speaks on THE DAISY digital platform.

– Library and self-study centre (LSSC)
– FBT General reading room
– FBT Internet reading room
– Students self-study center

About the library

Library of Business and Technologies Faculty
Address: Aušros al. 40, IIIrd floor, Faculty of Business and Technologies Ist building
Phone: (8 41) 52 50 51, email: biblioteka@svako.lt          
Working hours:         
I–IV: 8:00-19:00, V: 8.00–16.00
Maintenance day: the last Friday of each month library is open 10.00–12.00
 
Library of Health Care Faculty

Address: M. K. Čiurlionio str. 16A
Phone: (8 41) 52 41 66, email: biblioteka@svako.lt          
Working hours:         
I–V: 8.00–16.00
Maintenance day: the last Friday of each month library is open 10.00–12.00

Information resources

1. Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences

2. Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences Virtual Library

3. Open Accsess resourses

4. Subscribed data bases in Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences
EBSCO Publishing
Taylor & Francis SHH Library and S&T Library

Remote access to subscribed databases at https://ezproxy.svako.lt

The login password to connect to the EZProxy system is the same as your SVAKO ID.