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Encyclopaedia Britannica available again

From December 1, 2012, Encyclopaedia Britannica is available again at the Library.

The database is accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the database via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Flyer (pdf, 1.1 MB) »

Services | 2012. 12. 05.

Hours of operation for the upcoming holiday season

 
The Library will be closed from December 22, 2012, to January 2, 2013. In addition, we would like to call the attention of our patrons to the following information regarding the hours of operation before the upcoming holiday season.

November 30, 2012, Friday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 4:00 p.m.

December 1, 2012, Saturday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

December 14, 2012, Friday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 4:00 p.m.

December 15, 2012, Saturday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

Information | 2012. 11. 29.

 
Server maintenance

Due to server maintenance, internet access at the Library will be unavailable on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 2:00 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Information | 2012. 11. 29.

 
Power outage on November 22

On November 22, 2012, the Library will be open from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. due to a power outage. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as usual.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Information | 2012. 11. 15.

Hours of operation for late October and early November

 
The Library will be closed from October 22 to 23, 2012. In addition, we would like to call the attention of our patrons to the following information regarding the hours of operation for late October and early November.

October 26, 2012, Friday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 4:00 p.m.

October 27, 2012, Saturday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

October 31, 2012, Wednesday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

November 1 to 3, 2012: All units of the Library will be closed.

November 9, 2012, Friday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 4:00 p.m.

November 10, 2012, Saturday: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

Information | 2012. 10. 17.

eBook Academic Subscription Collection trial access

 
The Library has been granted trial access to the eBook Academic Subscription Collection until November 15, 2012.

The database is accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the database via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Flyer (pdf, 926 KB) »

Patrons are kindly requested to send feedback to our staff.

Services | 2012. 10. 03.

Encyclopaedia Britannica and Image Quest trial access

 
The Library has been granted trial access to the electronic databases of Encyclopaedia Britannica (EB) and Image Quest (IQ) from September 17 to October 31, 2012.

The databases are accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the databases via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Flyer (EB) (pdf, 1.1 MB) »
Flyer (IQ) (pdf, 2.1 MB) »

Patrons are kindly requested to send feedback to our staff.

Services | 2012. 09. 11.

Blackwell Reference Online trial access

 
The Library has been granted trial access to Blackwell Reference Online until September 30, 2012.

The database is accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the database via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Flyer (pdf, 1.2 MB) »

Patrons are kindly requested to send feedback to our staff.

Services | 2012. 09. 11.

Hours of operation for the upcoming summer holiday

 
The Library will be closed from July 14 to August 12, 2012. In addition, we would like to call the attention of our patrons to the following information regarding the hours of operation before and after the summer holiday.

July 9 to July 13, 2012: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stacks service is available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Digital Reading Room is closed. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections continue to operate normally.

July 14 to August 12, 2012: All units of the Library will be closed.

August 13 to August 17, 2012: The Library’s Main Reading Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stacks service is available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Digital Reading Room is closed. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections continue to operate normally.

August 18, 2012: All units of the Library will be closed.

Information | 2012. 06. 12.

American Journal of Botany (AJB) trial access

 
The Library has been granted trial access to American Journal of Botany until December 1, 2012.

AJB is accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the database via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Patrons are kindly requested to send feedback to our staff.

Services | 2012. 06. 12.

 
E-mail address change

Our e-mail addresses have changed. For details, see this page.





Information | 2012. 05. 14.

Hours of operation before May 1

 
The Library will be closed from April 30 to May 1, 2012. In addition, we would like to call the attention of our patrons to the following information regarding the hours of operation before May 1:

April 20, 2012, Friday: The Library’s Main Reading Room is open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 4:00 p.m.

April 21, 2012, Saturday: The Library’s Main Reading Room is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

Information | 2012. 04. 17.

Brill's New Pauly Supplements Online I trial access

 
The Library has been granted trial access to Brill's New Pauly Supplements Online I until May 15, 2012.

Vol. 1: Chronologies of the Ancient World – Names, Dates and Dynasties
Vol. 2: Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts
Vol. 3: Historical Atlas of the Ancient World
Vol. 4: The Reception of Myth and Mythology

The database is accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the database via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Patrons are kindly requested to send feedback to our staff.

Services | 2012. 04. 17.

BREPOLiS Latin Complete trial access

 
The Library has been granted trial access to the electronic databases of BREPOLiS Latin Complete until April 30, 2012.

Library of Latin Texts – Series A (LLT-A)
Library of Latin Texts – Series B (LLT-B)
Monumenta Germaniae Historica (MGH)
Aristoteles Latinus Database (ALD)
Archive of Celtic-Latin Literature (ACLL)

The databases are accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the databases via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Flyer (pdf, 1.5 MB) »

Patrons are kindly requested to send feedback to our staff.

Services | 2012. 04. 02.

 
Hours of operation for the upcoming Easter holiday

The Library will be closed from April 7 to 9, 2012. Normal operation will be resumed on April 10.

Information | 2012. 04. 02.




Hours of operation for the upcoming national holiday

 
The Library will be closed from March 15 to 18, 2012. In addition, we would like to call the attention of our patrons to the following information regarding the hours of operation for the upcoming national holiday.

March 14, 2012, Wednesday: The Library’s Main Reading Room is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

March 23, 2012, Friday: The Library’s Main Reading Room is open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 4:00 p.m.

March 24, 2012, Saturday: The Library’s Main Reading Room is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Archives of the Academy and the Special Collections close at 1:30 p.m.

Information | 2012. 03. 09.

KLG, KLfG and KDG now available at the Library

 
From February 28, 2012, the Library offers access to the electronic databases of edition text+kritik (et+k).

Komponisten der Gegenwart (KDG)
Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur (KLG)
Kritisches Lexikon zur fremdsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur (KLfG)

KLG, KLfG and KDG are accessible from within our IP-range. Patrons using their own portable computers will also be able to connect to the databases via the wireless access points (WAPs) deployed in the Main Reading Room and in the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books.

Services | 2012. 02. 28.

 
Domain name change

Our domain name has changed. The new address is konyvtar.mta.hu. The domain of mtak.hu will redirect to the new domain whenever typed into the URL. The change does not affect our digital collections.

Information | 2012. 02. 28.


The Protection of Architectural Heritage

 
The Széchenyi Academy of Letters & Arts has just published the proceedings of the International Conference on the Protection of Built Heritage, which was jointly organised by the Széchenyi Academy, the Art History Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian National Committee of ICOMOS in Budapest, March 1–2, 2011.

The Protection of Architectural Heritage was presented at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on January 24, 2012, by art historians Ernő Marosi, regular member of the HAS, and Géza Entz, senior advisor in the Ministry of National Resources.

The trilingual book, edited by secretary of the Széchenyi Academy Magda Ferch and designed by Károly Horányi of the Department of Manuscripts & Rare Books of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, can be ordered at szima@office.mta.hu. Price: HUF 4,500.

The book presentation in pictures »

News | 2012. 02. 01.

ALEPH maintenance

 
Due to maintenance and software upgrade, our online catalogue (ALEPH) will be unavailable from 5:00 p.m. on January 28, 2012 to 10:00 a.m. on January 30, 2012. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Information | 2012. 01. 27.