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COVID-19: Latest Alert

Resources to support teaching during pandemic and latest research

Book Return

Students can return laptops, library books, and other items to specially designated drop-off points at the Qabanbay Batyr Ave. side gate: Mon-Fri 1 pm - 2 pm.
For those graduating students residing outside Nur-Sultan, courier services have been arranged to pick up specific items, such as library books.

Please contact us at if you have further questions on the procedures.

Library Alert

According to President Declaration "On the state of emergency in the Republic of Kazakhstan" as of 15 March, 2020 starting from March 16th, 2020 Nazarbayev University campus is taking necessary measures to ensure the health of our community until improvement of an epidemiological situation in our country.

Following the recent decision of the State Commission on the Ensuring the State of Emergency under the President of Kazakhstan, please be aware of the Library updates:


  • Students / Faculty / Staff may keep library materials if they need them for studies/research for the duration of quarantine and return when they back to the University.


  • Starting from 28 March
    • the library is closed for visiting
    • Reference service is provided online on Mon - Fri 8.30 am - 5.30 pm.
  • 24/7 schedule is canceled.


  • You can use electronic resources off-campus 24/7. Please check our FAQ.
  • Ask-a-Librarian, Chat, Interlibrary Loan will be available according to the schedule above through the Library portal.
  • Libguides will help to search for information and provide essential research support. 

4)    IMPORTANT! All library materials and personal belongings should be taken out from the library which must be vacant for cleaning and disinfection.


  • Visitors and temporary patrons are not permitted access to campus and Library starting March 14 until further notice.


  • All programs and events are suspended until further notice.

Please continue to observe messages from the Library, check the Library portal for the news or follow us on our social media.

If you have questions, feel free to email at

Updated 15 June 2020

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