technical library (LTL) is a special library of national
significance, forming a specialized scientific and technical
information documents fund, accumulating and protecting patents,
standards , technical regulations and other technical documentation.
These documents are part of national published documents press
archive and (or) part of depository fund, ensuring the availability
for library users and visitors. Prints fund is set up considering
the Republic of the economy, agriculture, industry and scientific
Lithuanian technical library’s founder (since 2016. January 1st.) Is
the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence. Library is financed from the
LTL is in the public domain library and all Lithuanian and foreign
citizens and legal entities have the right to use it.
The library performs the World Intellectual Property Organization’s
(WIPO) depository and PATLIB (Patent Library’s) center functions.
LTL provide guidance for the technical field of special and National
Defence librarie‘s that are in System institutions, perform
interlibrary loan (ILL) and international interlibrary loan (IILL)
About 8 000 registered users, more than 40 000 physical visitors,
more than 250 000 virtual visitors uses librarty‘s servise anualy.
It is issued 180 000 copies of publications and documents and it is
done around 7 000 queries during the year . About 200 thematic
(publications and documents, Lithuanian technical heritage), the
anniversary dates of the commemoration, art and photography
exhibitions and other events, launched each year.
We offer information services contract, then servicing legal
The library is the member of a Lithuanian Integrated Library
Information System (LIBIS): together with other libraries in the
system prepares Lithuanian Libraries Union Catalogue. LTL issued
readers card (unified LIBIS system readers card) grants the right
for information user to use all LIBIS system‘s libraries services.
LTB is the member of Lithuanian Librarians' Association (LLA) and
Lithuanian Research Library Consortium (LMBA).
Implementing information and cultural projects, developing the range
of services and the quality the library works closely with
businesses, various institutions and public organizations.
Library structure: management, information services and
communications center: Department of Electronic Information, Reader
Service Department, Department of Communication; Information
Resource Center: Information Resources Management Department,
Publications and document storage Department, digitization and
visualization department; General Affairs Department; Kaunas
department; Klaipeda department; Panevezys department.