CAB college library

About Library

About Library

College of Business Administration library main tasks are to provide college students and staff with necessary literature for the study process, give access to the information search systems and introduce with BVK students qualification papers. Library provides interlibrary and international interlibrary loan.

Library is located at the office of the College of Business Administration: Alberta Street 13, Riga.

Working hours:
Monday 10:00-18:00
Tuesday 10:00-20:00
Wednesday 10:00-18:00
Thursday 10:00-20:00
Piektdiena 10:00-18:00
Friday Closed
Sunday Library is open every second Sunday of the month


Phone Number: + 37167803261

BVK Library regulation (pdf)
BVK Library rules (pdf)



CBA library provides:

  • Receive full information about library collection and electronic references;
  • Receive the necessary literature for the studies according to the loan period set by the library, in coordination with the librarian; the period of use of the literature can be prolonged personally or via e-mail;
  • If the required book is only one copy, library reader can use it in the reading room;
  • The library provides Interlibrary and International interlibrary loan;
  • Library provides access to qualification papers.


Subscribed database

Subscribed database

Ebsco: izziņu sistēma, kas pieejama internetā.
The essential academic research database for peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

E-žurnāls Jurista vārds
BVK saviem studentiem piedāvā lasīt e-žurnālu. Lai saņemtu piekļuvi, lūdzam rakstīt uz

<strong>Open access databases:</strong>

Open access databases:



Springeropen journals
SpringerOpen, launched in June 2010, includes Springer’s portfolio of 200+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science.

Innovations and Technologies News
Multi-subject journal being published in EU.

The Socjournal
E-journal in sociology.

Latvijas Vēstnesis
is the official publisher of the Republic of Latvia, which publishes official government announcements of new legislation and other legal acts.

International Scientific Publications
Represents an aggregate of online-based scientific journals with open access, published by Science Events Ltd and peer-reviewed by experts in the relevant field.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Journal of Open Access to Law
An open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Its purpose is to promote international research on the topic of open access to law.

Journal for free
An open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal.



Free Online Literature with more than 2000 Classic Texts.

Digital book index
Provides links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free.

The National Academies Press (NAP)
Publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative, independently-researched information on important matters in science and health policy.

The Online Books Page
Listing over 2 million free books on the Web.

The Universal Digital Library
Provides eBooks in different topics in science, engineering, and medicine, arts etc.

13020 Academic peer-reviewed books and chapters from 282 publishers from around the world.

Contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of humanities and social sciences
provides eBooks in Russian. Topics: business; finance; psychology.

Web search engine

Web search engine

Google Book Search
This is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.

A freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine or BASE is one of the world’s most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 120 million documents from more than 6,000 sources. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access).

This is a subject portal for economics and business studies.

Microsoft Academic Search
Semantic search engine.



CBA Library Catalog
Information about CBA library existing books.

Riga Central Library catalog
Provides information about books that are available in the Riga Central Library and branch libraries.

Augstskolu un speciālo bibliotēku
Provides information about books that are available Banking Institution of Higher Education ; Turiba, School of Business Administration ; Daugavpils University ; Liepaja University ; Patent and Technology Library ; Rezekne Technological Academy ; Library of Saeima ; Valmiera Library and Vidzeme University College ; Library of the National Archives of Latvia; Ventspils regional union catalogue.

Valsts nozīmes bibliotēku elektroniskais kopkatalogs
provides information about books that are available: National Library of Latvia ; Library of Latvian Maritime academy ; Library of the Latvian Academy of Culture ; Library of the Latvian Culture College; Fundamental Library of the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) ; Academic Library of the University of Latvia Library of the University of Latvia: Library of Riga Graduate School of Law ; Library of RISEBA; Library of Riga Stradins University ; Scientific Library of the Riga Technical University.



Database with access to the theses and dissertations published around the world.

Europe E-theses.

You can find and read the full text of open access dissertations and theses.



Encyclopedia of Law.
Has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.

Encyclopedia Brittanica
Encyclopedia Brittanica.

A free online encyclopedia that is a part of Pearson Education. Infoplease has many multimedia features that assist researchers, particularly students who are attending.

A peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia.

Interlibrary loan (informācija par SBA un SSBA)

Interlibrary loan (informācija par SBA un SSBA)

BVK Library offers to the library readers – Interlibrary Loan (IL) and International Interlibrary Loan (IIL):

Interlibraryloan (IL) is the possibility for the readers to use documents from the National library of Latvia or other research libraries’ collections via the library closest to them.

In order to receive information resources that are not available in the library collection, readers must complete the order form and send it to e-mail with the indication SBA order.

The cost of an interlibrary loan transaction must be paid by Readers.

Readers can use resource in the reading room. The lending library will determine the length of the loan period and stipulate any restrictions on the use of the book.

Bibliotēku saraksts

International interlibrary loan (IILL) offers possibility to receive materials from foreign libraries if they are not in the collections of BVK library or other Latvian research libraries.