First steps in the Library

Dear Freshman Student,

Welcome to the Library. We hope you will enjoy the coming months and years at Corvinus. Below you will find some important information about the Library.

When and how to register?
When you first visit the Library bring your ID card or passport and HUF 1000 for the library card – which will be valid throughout your study years. Whenever you come, please show this card to the security guard at the entrance of the Library. Please note that it is your responsibility to inform us within 15 days if there is any change in your contact information: phone number, address, email address or any other personal data.

Opening hours
From Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 9 PM and on Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Stack service closes one and a half hour before the Library closes.

What can I bring to the Library?
You may bring your personal belongings, USB sticks, mobile devices to the Library. To carry them use the red, orange or green baskets which you can pick up at the cloakroom on the ground floor. Your coats, big bags and bagpacks must be left there too or use the luggage lockers next to the library entrance. The lockers are open from 6 AM until 9:30 PM and they are free of charge. Lockers must be emptied at the end of each day.

About the Library area
You could use 4 reading rooms on 3 levels and two computer labs ont he 1st floor. The computers have internet access and the same programmes and applications as other university computers. For login use your CUSMAN username and password.
 
Are there any places for group study?
There are 5 rooms for group study on the 1st and 2nd floor. You can reserve them for 1 or 2 hours in advance on the website of the Library.
 
What can I borrow?
You can borrow any book with white or yellow&white marking on its spine. You could also request books from the stacks directly from the Catalogue.
 
How can I renew or reserve a book?
Once you have logged in to the Personal OPAC of the catalogue with your library card number and password you can renew your checkouts. When all the copies of a title you want to borrow are out on loan you may reserve the book by simply clicking on the reservation button. Further information on borrowing
 
How can I use library computers?
It is the same for all the computers at the University: use your CUSMAN username and password (which you have already created for your own) for login.
 
How can I connect to the internet with my own mobile device?
You can connect to the WiFi network of Corvinus University choosing the Cornet-EAP. User Guide on how to connect to the WiFi network. For your notebook’s safety please ask for a security lock from a librarian.  

Can I use the Library services and contents off campus?
Yes, if your computer is provided with a VPN connection to the Corvinus network. In order to activate your VPN connection please ask for assistance at the Salthouse building, IT Center Reception Office (Room 15). User Guide on how to set the VPN connection.

Food and drink?
On the ground floor of Building C there is a snack bar. In the Library there is a 'Sandwich Room' on the 3rd floor next to the stairs designated for eating cold and dry snacks such as sandwich, chocolate or fruit. No hot food is allowed anywhere within the library areas. Please do not eat in the reading rooms and clear your desk of rubbish.

An extra piece of advice…
You are welcome to the Library’s orientation courses and other courses on finding and using information. Sign up for the courses when they are advertised on the Library’s website.

Need help? Please get in touch