About the Library

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The aim of RSU Library is to provide the University with resources that would help carry out qualitative and competitive academic and professional education as well as research work in the fields of medicine, public health and social sciences by organising and improving the utilities of the Library and introducing the latest information technologies.

To achieve the aim, the Library has to perform the following basic tasks:

  • provide the University’s teaching and research work with corresponding sources of information;

  • in serving the library users, to utilize, together with the RSU Library sources, the necessary sources of information from other Latvian and foreign libraries or document delivery centres by the help of the Inter-library or International Inter-library Loan;

  • continue library user training on how to work with electronic sources of information;

  • promote continuous education of the librarians by adopting the best of Latvian and foreign libraries, participating in seminars and training courses;

  • strengthen and expand feed-back by carrying out regular questionnaires concerning the service quality;

  • popularise library resources and services.