To visit Wigner Library is free of charge. There is no need to register for using the reading room and other services.
Local emloyees with permanent work contract can register to use the library services. An ID card is requested for registration. Retired, fixed-term/temporary employees, PhD students and other users are also welcome but requested to have a letter of guarantee signed by an employee with permanent work contract in order to borrow materials from the library.

Letter of Guarantee - general

Letter of Guarantee for retired/external researchers of Wigner RC

Letter of Guarantee for emoployees of companies




Borrowing rules

Books of the store collection for long term.
Current periodical issues for 3 days. 
Periodicals (published before current year) for 2 weeks.
Reference Books and Reports for 1 month.
Items may be renewed on request by phone/e-mail or online via the library catalogue (ALEPH).


Items can be reserved by phone/e-mail. Registered users can log in the ALEPH catalogue to make a reservation on the requested item. Available items can be borrowed any time during the opening hours.


Interlibrary loan service/copy request for patrons

We can provide books and other library items, unavailable in our library, by interlibrary loan service from other Hungarian or foreign libraries. Borrowing from Hungarian libraries is usually free of charge. Some libraries levy charges for copy service. We will inform you about the incurring costs. 

Interlibrary loan/copy request services are available for all local HAS employees, who are members of the library. 

Fees of international loan:

Book/hardcopy: HUF 4500 per volume

Digital copy: HUF 3500 per item

Costs may change depend on daily exchange rate. Libraries could charge more than the prices above.

Interlibrary loan service/copy request for libraries

We accept interlibrary loan/copy requests by e-mail. 



Self-service copying and scanning are available.
Scanning service is free of charge.

Photocopy charges

For local HAS users
Photocopy black and white
HUF 13,- per sheet + 27% VAT + postal charge - A4
HUF 25,- per sheet + 27% VAT + postal charge - A3

For non-HAS users
Photocopy black and white
HUF 16,- per sheet + 27% VAT - A4
HUF 30,- per sheet + 27% VAT - A3



We can offer Eötvös Lóránd Research Network users free Wifi service in the library via Eduroam network. For more information please contact Wigner RCP Computer Networking Center or visit
Guest Wifi account is also available in the library upon request.


We welcome purchase orders from departments of local Eötvös Loránd Research Network institutes for books, journals and electronic resources. Orders can be submitted by e-mail with providing a valid project code number.