The term short-term lending means lending of the collections for the time when the Library is closed (for the night, weekend or holiday) during academic year and in other periods when the Library is closed (summer holidays). It concerns collections available in the Reading Room with Free Access (3rd an 4th floor), in the General Reading Room (2nd floor) and the European Documentation Centre. Short-term Lending is available to the University of Białystok students only, withour regard for their degree or study mode.