Tomsk State University has become a member of the International Association of University Libraries - IATUL (International Association of University Libraries). TSU is the second Russian member of this worldwide organization. The official representative of the university in the association is its Research Library.
The initiator of joining IATUL was the TSU Research Library. At the end of September 2020, the TSU Board of Trustees unanimously gave a positive opinion on the participation of Tomsk State University in the association. In November, the university's application was approved: Tomsk University and its Research Library became the second Russian member of IATUL. Before that, the only representative of Russia in the association was the State Public Scientific and Technical Library of Russia.
IATUL also provides university scholars with access to high-quality academic translation and editing, and library researchers will be able to apply for grant support from the association.