Online library services or how to become a reader of the Library without leaving your home.

Al-Farabi Library, on the basis of the joint UNESCO and IFLA Manifesto and the Rules “On the Formation, Use and Preservation of the Library Fund of State Educational Organizations” (Approved by the order of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated January 19, 2016 No. 44) confirming its status as “open library” Provides access to knowledge without financial gain.

In this way, everyone gets access to the fund of the al-Farabi Library, regardless of whether he / she is a student or an employee of our university or not.

We provide for familiarization the materials available in the collection of the Library not only in the traditional format, but also offer access to electronic versions of publications that have already been digitized (open here), along with access to the funds of the Subscription Databases (Scopus, Elsevier, Springer , Oxford journals, etc.) available on the main page of our site, to go click here.

In addition, our service “Order books online” allows you to order a digital format of books available in our fund.

Pay attention! Each reader can make no more than 3 orders per week!

How to order a book online?

1. To do this, you need to search in our electronic catalog (click here to go to the electronic catalog) and make sure that the book you are looking for is available in our collection.

2. Click here to register in our full-text database, if you are already registered, then log in.

3. Click here to place an order or place an order on the Full-Text Database page.

4.Fill in all the fields marked with an asterisk within 3 working days, the order will be sent to your email address in the form of a link to the book.

Attention! The use of materials for commercial purposes is prohibited and protected by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Copyright and Related Rights”.

What other services can I get without leaving home?

Get Bibliographic Reference Online.

If you need to get a certificate about the authors and their works available in our fund, fill out an online reference here

Types of Help:

• thematic

• factographic

• specifying

• address-bibliographic