Go to the online catalogue ESTER www.ester.ee to find printed books.
 the language and select your library – TalTech Library (Akadeemia tee 1), before you start your search. 

Author search

Select Author and type in the search box an author's name to find works by that authorFor example – Nicholas Gregory Mankiw. 
NB! Be sure to start with author’s last name – mankiw, n

Books that were found are sorted by alphabetic order. It is also possible to sort them by year – click the link Modify Search (on the top right corner) and tick the box Sort results by year.

When you have found a book you need, click on the title. Observe the location – on which floor this book is located. To see all copies, click also View additional copies at the bottom of the page. Write down or remember the book’s call numberCheck also the status of the book – is it available, only for in-library use or already checked out.

By clicking on the round blue iconnext to the book status, the floor plan and shelf number will be displayed to help you to find the book in the open shelves area. On the floor plan, the shelf you need to find is in red colour and numbered. Remember also the shelf number!

Find the right shelf. You can see big labels on shelves with subject names and numbers. Within one subject books are sorted by languages. There are 3 language groups – Estonian, other languages in Latin alphabet and languages in Cyrillic alphabet. Within one language group books are in alphabetical order.

You can see the sticker with a call number on the book’s cover.