Only students, faculty members and administration staff of Bar Ilan University are entitled to receive all library services. Visitors can only use the catalogs, the reading room and photocopy services.
The library provides WI-FI connection
All the computers in the library have Office software and two of them have SPSS program
2 computers are connected to keyboards in Hebrew-English-Arabic languages
There are 2 photocopy machines that accept credit cards and photocopy cards (Maf''il cards) which can be purchased and reloaded at the library. Printing is possible via these machines as well.
There are 2 printers connected to the computers, one of them coloured, that accept the same cards. You can also send printings from mobil phones.
There are 2 separate rooms for group working. One of them is fitted with special computer for users with visual disabilities.
A box is standing outside for returning books while the library is closed.
A librarian is available for providing personal help searching the databases and catalogs. Appointments must be scheduled in advance and the fee for Bar Ilan users is NIS 25 per half an hour. For external users the fee is NIS 35 per half an hour.
Instructions for readers how to use the library resources and the borrowing procedures are available on tutorials at Bar-Ilan Libraries site: (The tutorials are in Hebrew only.)
The Reference Desk at the Central Library, Building 401, provides every new academic year group instruction on library resources.
Books borrowed will be usually automatically renewed, each one according to it's status. Once the book is ordered, no renewal is available. It is the borrower's responsibility to return or verify the renewal of the borrowed materials by the due date. Information about reader's loans can be seen on his/her Library Card in the catalog. Late return will cause unecessary fines which can be paid in cash or by credit cards.