National Library of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi
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Frequently Asked Questions

 Who can join the library? 

Any citizen who has attained the age of 14.
Can a child  take  a library card? 
No, the library is recorded only from 14-16 years with a birth certificate and passport.
Can  citizens  join the library if  they  having no  constant  residence in Tashkent? 
Possible    but  via   an identity document: passport, residence permit in the Republic of Uzbekistan. 
Can   a foreign citizen or stateless person    join  the  library ?
Possible   but  via   an identity document: passport, residence permit in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
What documents are needed for a library card? 
Identity document: passport 
When recording is also desirable to produce: 
• ticket student  - students in secondary specialized education  schools; 
• student card - students in higher education;
How much is the ID card? 
The cost of the ID card 5000 sum.
What is the term use of ID cards? 
While respecting the use of the ID card its duration is 3 years. 
What should I do if I lose the ID card? 
In case of lost ID card, you must: 
• immediately notify the person or call +99871 232 83 92 contact regisrtatsii users and delivery of the literature. 
• In case of loss or damage to the ID-card to recover the ID-card user writes an application to the Director of the National Library. After consideration of the application the user pays for the cost of lost ID-card in two fold, and in the case of damage to the ID-card in a single size.
Can I come to the library with your child? 
The right to use information resources and library services available to every citizen 14 years of age with a passport. For children aged from_3 till _8_ years of their Children's room. For information call: 232 83 82 
Can I use a partnership  with one ID card? 
No. According to the Terms of Use of the National Library of Uzbekistan named  Alisher Navoi "are prohibited from transferring the ID card to others and use the ID cards of others." 
Can I get a one-time ID card if no passport? 
No, there is no single library cards and tickets.
Which mode of the library? 
The library is open on the following schedule:
Monday - Friday: from  9.00 to 20.00; 
Saturday, Sunday: from  9.00 to 17.00. 
On the eve of public holidays in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Schedule  of  library 
• Record readers with 9.00-17.00, Saturday and Sunday from 9.00 to 15.00;
• a large reading room "Tafakkur": from 9.00 to 20.00, Saturday and Sunday: 9.00 - 17.00;
• Hall of Youth and Students "Istiqbol": from 9.00 to 20.00, Saturday and Sunday: 9.00 - 17.00; 
• Science reading room "Kashfiyot": 9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday: 9.00 - 17.00; 
• reading room manuscripts, unique and valuable editions of "Nodir": 9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off; 
• Reading Room foreign literature "Jahon": 9.00-18.00, Saturday: 9.00 - 17.00, Sunday day off; 
• reading room of scientific literature: 9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off; 
• reading room of the national literature and history of the country "O`zbekiston": from 9.00 to 20.00, Saturday,                  Sunday: 9.00 - 17.00 
• Hall of catalogs and files, electronic catalog: from 9.00-19.00, Saturday and Sunday: 9.00 - 17.00; 
• virtual reference service: 9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday: Closed 
   specialized reading rooms: 
• Facilities legal information and official publications "Adolat": 
   from 9.00-20.00, Saturday, Sunday: 9.00 - 17.00 
• printed music publications "Ijod": 
  9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off; 
• reading room theses "Ilm": 
  from 9.00 to 19.00, Saturday and Sunday from 9.00  to  17.00; 
• Media - Internet and center "Media Markaz": 
  9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off;
• Digital Library: 9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off; 
• Hall of users with invalids: 
   9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off;
• Service interlibrary loan and electronic delivery of documents: 
  9.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday day off;
• Book Museum: 10.00 - 15.00, Saturday and Sunday from 11.00-15.00; 
• children's room: from 10.00 to 16.00, Saturday and Sunday day off; 
• Showroom: from 10.00 to 16.00, Saturday and Sunday day off; 
* Cinema: 10.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 to 16.00; 
* The library does not work on public holidays and sanitary days (the last business day of the month). 
* In exceptional cases (for the activities on the state scale) Library has the right to make changes in the operation.        Informing users about changes made in advance through the information stands of the Library.
* Virtual service users via the Internet portal Libraries ( 
How is the tour of the library? 
Guided tours are available by appointment. Telephone: 232 83 92 (paid service).
May I know about literature that is needed? 
Availability You can get this: 
• The Service Reference and information services from a specialist consultant in person or by phone 232-83-94 
• hall directories and files only (2nd floor) or call 232-83-94 
• using an electronic catalog. 
Issued if the library literature in the house? 
Users literature is only for use in the reading rooms. 
Is there a library of books in electronic form? 
Currently, work is underway to digitize library collections. The electronic form of the library is the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan works, legal documents, works of the classical Uzbek literature, collection of rare books. 
How do I order books? 
Taking Orders "for today" stops an hour before closing the library. But orders are accepted on the following days until the end of the library.
How long does an order for literature? 
Orders are carried out for 15-20 minutes. 
Can I order books through the website or over the phone? 
Yes, you can order books in the reading rooms through Internet portal Libraries (http // (e-catalog).
Order Literature on the phone is not carried out.
Is it possible to photograph the book? 
No. In special cases, with the permission of the administration. This service is provided by Center for scanning. 
Can I come with a camera in the Library? 
Come with the camera are prohibited. 
Can I come with the books in the Library? 
In the Library is prohibited to make printed materials (books, magazines, newspapers, textbooks, graphic materials, notes) 
Is it possible to print the information from your electronic media? 
In the center of the Internet can print. 
Can I use my laptop in the library? 
What conditions have been created for the user while using the Internet? 
Internet access is available in the reading rooms (45 minutes a day free of charge), as well as Media and Internet center (see the price list). 
Does the library to connect to the Internet via wi-fi? 
Yes Internet connection through wi-fi done.
Can I make a black-and-white, color photocopy, scanning documents? 
Yes. according to the price list 
Can I copy the dissertation defended in Resp. Uzbekistan? 
Copy dissertations in Uzbekistan is allowed in the amount of not more than 15% of the total document. Copying electronic versions is only by printing. Manuscript theses may be copied only by scanning on request of the user. 
What document should be provided for use in the hall theses? 
Using user manuscripts dissertations in the Republic of Uzbekistan shall be based on a letter of application, which should be issued on official letterhead, signed by the head of the institution (enterprise), where he works (studies), the user, and witnessed the seal. Its validity - 1 year.
How do I know when and where the law was published, decree or other legal document? 
In a personal visit the library reading room "Adolat" as well as on the website 
What is the additional services to the user? 
Photocopying, scanning, printing files, compiling the bibliography on the subject, etc. (See. Pricelist) 
Where is the National Library of Uzbekistan named. Navoi? 
Tashkent str. Navoi 1, in the building of "Marifat Markazi» Code Library 100017 
Internet portal library? 
I found the publication in the directory in which the reading room should I contact? 
When recording in the National Bank on your ID card indicates the chair book issue which should apply. 
How many books can I order at once? 
Every user in the main storage, you can send a maximum of five claims. That is, if you want to order 10 books, the first five orders will be shipped immediately, the following five immediately after the return of the first order. Thus, you can order any number of publications. But it is important to remember that the book (leave on the shelf in the department issuing the book to use after having) can be no more than _ (5) _ books. 
In a hall literature in foreign languages? 
Books in foreign languages you can use in the reading room "Jahon" on the fourth floor. 
What literature is available to users? 
The library fund universal. There are books on all branches of science and technology. The advantage given to humanitarian and socio-political and social sciences, scientific and educational literature.
What a rare and extremely valuable funds available in the library? 
The NL stored rare and highly valuable editions XVI-XX centuries. These manuscripts, oriental lithography, the first Turkestan newspapers and magazines, monographs and scientific works of the Orientalists. (Total in service manuscripts, unique and valuable publications collected more than 16 thousand. Publications, fund vintage and rare books XIX- first half of XX century. Has more than 200 thousand. Units. Storage). 
Do you have a library connection with foreign countries, with their information and library resources? 
National   library   cooperates with many national libraries of foreign countries - Poland, the USA, Egypt, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, the CIS countries and others. That promotes the active exchange of information. 
How to find the necessary literature on the electronic catalog? 
The user can search the literature by author, name, keywords, etc.. 
What works by Uzbek poets, classical writers are in the library in an electronic format? 
The user can now get the full texts of the great Uzbek classics such as Navoi and others. 
Is it possible to read the newspaper in the Library? 
Yes. The library has a large collection of daily and weekly local and Russian newspapers in printed form, which can be read in the comfort of your room.
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