Library services



All registered members of the NKUA libraries can borrow items from the Library of the School of Philosophy (see NKUA Libraries Lending regulations)

Library membership application (gre/eng) should be sent at Helpdesk

Borrowing terms and conditions

- Every registered library member of the University can borrow books with her academic id card from the Library of the School of Philosophy.

- All checked out items from university library branches are summed up and the time period is calculated in terms of calendar days.

- Items checked out from the Library of the School of Philosophy, should be checked in only at the Library of the School of Philosophy.

To renew  a library item the user shoud contact the Library the day due back  at helpdesk  or by bringing the item at the desk. The renewal can be done only at he Library from which the item is checked out.

All users are notified to return overdue books  via automated email the day before the item is due back, the next day and three days after the book is due back. The email is sent from the following address (ilsas(at), and the subject is  «Notice from the Library». It is recommended that the users check spam folder regularly for these emails.

Overdue items cannot be renewed.

After a book is 3 days overdue, the borrowing privilege of the user will be suspended for as many days as the days delayed.

In case of repeated delays, the library membership will be suspended for as long as the Library Commitee will conclude.

In case of loss of an item the user should replace it. In case of a damaged item, the user should  arrange for its repair.

Erasmus students who have borrowed books from the Library,  have to submit the  Certificate of No Checked Out books to the Secretariat of their Department.  This document should be filled in and signed by the Head of the  Library. Students that have not arranged any pending issues with the Library will not be able to obtain the Transcript of Records. Please see the Erasmus website.

VISIT WEBSITE (in greek)

Login to my account - Check what you have on loan

Registered users of the Library can check due dates of borrowed items and renew them using their library catalog account. This account offers also the option to make and send reading lists to your email or to other people's  email and view your reading history.

For detailed information on activating this account, see the image.

Attention!  when you first login, a new pin will be asked for.

Login to my account.

Article ordering and interlibrary loan

If you are a member of the School of Philosophy and an item you need is not held at the Library, you may still be able to access it by requesting it via either the article ordering or interlibrary loan service. The expenses for this service are undertaken by the library user.

For interlibrary loan, please fill in the Interlibrary loan application.

Contact: N.Paraskevopoulou - M. Loumpaki, , tel. 210 727 7416, 210 727 7605

User training and study spaces

User training

The Library organizes training tours and seminars to groups of students so that they become familiar with the space and the services offered. They are informed about the library floor plan, the study areas  and every aspect of using the Library, from finding and borrowing books, to accessing online resources, e-journals and databases. The tours and seminar schedule are announced on the library website.

Using Study spaces

Visitors are  allowed access to the Library’s bookshelves and reading spaces.