About us

About us

2021.06.14.
About us EN

Our History

Our institution as the successor of Buda State Training-school Institution founded by József Eötvös in 1869 traditionally educates teachers of children ages 3-12 years old. As basic task ELTE Library of Faculty of Elementary and Nursery School Teachers Training provides support for students at BA level in Faculty's basic vocationals: teacher, nursery school teacher and the newer infant educator and early childhood educator courses with up-to-date library services, the library also provides bibliography service which supports professors' applied and developmental researches. There are Faculty's students participate in higher-level vocational training, students and professors of other ELTE faculties, students of other national teacher training institutes, and foreign guest students among the constant readers of our library. Library automation development started in the 1990s. First of all, the bibliographical database was created. In 2000 the Institute was merged into ELTE's structure, and the Library became a non public library of the University. The Library has been using University's common integrated library system (Horizon at first, and now Aleph) since 2005 to assist in cataloguing and circulating.

  • The University of ELTE, has a library network:
    • We have a central library and beside
    • Each faculty has their own library
  • Our faculty colletction is focused to the following topics:
    • pedagogy, child care, child development and psychology
  • We provide support with up-to-date library services for students at BA level in Faculty's basic vocationals:
    • teacher, nursery school teacher and the newer infant educator and early childhood educator courses
  • We provide bibliography service which supports professors' applied and developmental researches.
  • Our readers are:
    • faculty's students participate in higher-level vocational training
    • students and professors of other ELTE faculties
    • students of other national teacher training institutes
    • foreign guest students

Our Collection

  • about 100.000 documents
  • focused on
    • pedagogy, child care, child developement and psychology
  • up-to-date for students at BA level in Faculty's basic vocationals
  • Language diversity:
    • most of our books are on Hungarian
    • we have several books on English
    • some books on Deutsch
    • a few on Serbian
  • Most of our books on English is part of a special colletcion
    • Our special colletctions are available only for local, reading room use
    • These books can not be borrowed, only in very special cases

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Library usage rules

  • Our reading room is open for everyone
    • you can come in and read/study/use the wifi on your on device and you use the printer
    • we provide reference information
    • on our website the OPAC, our guidelines and the thematic bibliographies are also available
    • ELTE members with Neptun ID - accessing our network from home – and our sbscribed databases
  • After registration you can:
    • use our computers
    • use our subscribed databases
    • have access to our special collection – which includes 90% of our books on English
  • After registration is also available:
    • book loan prescription
    • book loan renewal
    • WebApp: book loan tracking and book loan renewals - online

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