Sunday-Thursday 08:30-20:00 Friday 08:30-12:30
The library is open on Fridays and closed on the days before holidays.
The library enables visitors (not TAU students) free entrance to the library.
Borrowing books requires one to purchase a subscription.
Read more about purchasing a subscription to the library.
M.A. and Ph.D. students can check out books after forwarding the relevant approval form from their library. For more information please contact the circulation department – 03-6408662
Accessing online resources from off-campus computers, laptops, iPads, cellphones, etc. requires changing the computer PROXY SETTINGS
Click here for instructions [Per Browser/Operating system]
Logging in to the Campus Wi-Fi network (Free-TAU) requires the following password: free-tau
Please notice – logging in to this free network will not enable you to access the Tel-Aviv Library databases and electronic resources.
No. The Library subscription enables one only to check out regular loan books (not books from the CL=Limited Loan collection).
Books can be returned to the Book Dropbox, which is located at the entrance to the library. Books should be returned with accordance to the loan period.
The Book Dropbox is closed Sunday-Thursday: 17:00-20:00
Group study rooms can only be requested by students and staff members from the Humanities & The Arts Faculties.
Logging in to the online reservation system.
No need to renew – there is an automatic renewal system, which renews the loan period (up to a year). If, throughout that year, a book is requested by another reader – a notification would be sent to your University E-Mail address.
Library users can photocopy/print/scan at the library using a “Printing Card“ or your Credit card.
Information about the location of the printers
Please notice: “Printing Cards” can’t be purchased or re-charged at the Sourasky Central Library.
Instructions on printing from laptop computers.
The combined printers (Printer + Photocopying machine + Scanner) on the entrance, first and second floors have an option to print using A3 sized pages.
A color printer is located at the entrance floor – next to the circulation desk (room 122).
The circulation desk enables you to borrow:
Laptop computers (limited to Humanities & The Arts students)
Cellphone chargers & Earphones – only for use inside the library.
Please contact (Sun.-Thu.: 08:30-18:30) the Computing Center Helpdesk
By Phone: 03-6408888
By E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Group/Class and individual guidance can be requested.
The "Special collections" floor is located on the 3rd floor of the Gruss-Wiener building (Entrance via the small parking lot behind the library building)
Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Items which are not available at any of the TAU libraries can be requested (free of charge) via the interlibrary loan (ILL) services.
The service, which costs money, is available for Tel-Aviv University students and staff members. Book(s) will be sent via a commercial delivery company.
Lost/forgotten items (from all library floors) are forwarded at the end of every day to the superintendent's office (next to the elevator on the entrance floor).