Sviatlana Petreeva

Founded as part of the Institute of National Economy in 1933, its economy-centric library has significantly contributed to the leading position of the Belarus State Economic University (BSEU) in national economic education. Today it is one of the University's oldest structural divisions.

Over 17,000 readers - University's and outside students, teachers, employees, researchers, representatives of state authorities, specialists from various enterprises and organizations, enjoy the unique services of the library, which at present holds over 1.3 million books, monographs, textbooks, tutorials, references, theses and synopses, periodicals and other publications in paper and electronic versions. The library boasts 2000 visitors daily.

Since 2002 the library has been using a new automated library information system "MARK-SQL". Launched in 2005, the library's web-site provides on-line access to its catalogues, the list of new entries and free educational resources in the Internet. The library is also presented in social media such as Facebook,Twitter

Electronic library contains conference and seminar materials, articles from periodicals, patents, syllabuses, training packages, electronic versions of paper documents. University's own training packages ("electronic methodological training complexes") make up a major part of the electronic library, which together with the faculty is perfecting the educational process by establishing and extending the discipline focused stock of comprehensive educational materials

For a considerable period the library has been cooperating with Belarusian and foreign counterparts and other informational organizations as well as participating in MARS, international corporate project on coordinating bibliographical activities. The library is coordinating BelAR, the project on analytical cataloguing for the system of national higher educational institutions' libraries. Since 2010 the University's library has been linked to the Virtual Reading Room of the National Library. Now the readers enjoy access to the full text databases: Grebennikon, eLIBRARY.ruEAST VIEWEBSCOSCOPUS, "Standard", legal databases "Etalon", "Business-Info", "Consultant-Plus", They can also test various databases provided to the university by the commercial organizations.

Staff's qualification has always been in the focus of attention. The library has initiated the refresher courses in the Institute for Qualification Upgrade and Retraining of Personnel for its own and visiting librarians.


Reading Rooms:



8.30 – 20.20

Electronic resources                             

8.30 – 20.20

Scientific and foreign literature 

9.00 – 17.20



Training literature                    

9.10 - 19.20

Scientific and Fiction literature                   

9.10 - 19.20


9.00 – 17.20


Day Month's Last Thursday



Address: 26 Partizansky Av., building 1

Tel.:+375 17 229-12-24

Fax:+375 17 209 78 12