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My Account

Log into your Library account to

  • View and renew items you have checked out and when they are due
  • Check the status of your reserves.

Borrow and Renew

The changes applied to the policy during the lockdown.

During the quarantine students, faculty, and staff who don't have access to campus can borrow or return the books at their convenience. 

The service can be arranged via or online request form.

Book Borrowing

For book borrowing, please submit a request with

  • book details (up to six per person) including title, call number, and permalink to the library catalog;
  • your ID number;
  • your location/address.

The library coordinators will inform you about the date and time for delivery.

The pick-up point - security gate to NU campus on Kabanbay Batyr Ave., NUSoM building, 1st floor reception 

Book delivery across Kazakhstan

  • The book delivery to other cities is also considered.
  • Only textbooks required for the class in the semester and requested by faculty can be delivered.

Borrowing Short Loans

Short loans can be borrowed as follow:

  • if one copy of the book is available - two weeks
  • if more than one copy - one month.

Book Return

  • leave the books at the Security gate on Turan ave where vehicles depart (daily 8 am - 8 pm incl. weekend and holidays):
  • post the books by Kazpost on the address below (please request the courier delivery service and check the cost is included
    • 010000, г. Нурсултан, пр. Кабанбай батыра 53, Назарбаев Университет, Библиотека, Андрюков Александр
    • email us or submit the online form to confirm;
  • check your account when the librarian confirms the book returned.

General (normal) rules

You can borrow the following number of books:

  • Undergraduate - 10,
  • Graduate - 25 

Items past the due date cannot be renewed and must be returned. 

Item Borrow Time Number of Renewals
Book 2 Weeks*

3 -  with My Account or at the Front Desk

CD/DVD 3 Days Renew at the Front Desk
Magazine 3 Days

Renew at the Front Desk

Audiobooks 3 Days Renew at the Front Desk
E-Readers (Prestigio and Jet book) 2 Weeks

Renew at the Front Desk pending availability

CD Players 2 Weeks

Renew at the Front Desk

Laptop / Headphones 1 day -

*Graduate students can borrow books for 6 months


  • Only includes books in your package
  • Borrow for 1 semester
  • Return at the end of semester

Library use only

  • Microfiche
  • Newest issue of a magazine
  • Reference items such as encyclopedias and dictionaries

Short Loans

Check the list of short loans materials reserved for class or research.

Book Delivery

Fill out this form to have books from the Medical Library brought to the Main Library or vice versa.

Reserve a Book

Are all the copies of a book you want checked out? Follow these instructions to reserve the book. 

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