Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences (LCAS) is a public research institution whose purpose is to conduct scientific research in the area of scientific information and library science, to establish a research-oriented information infrastructure, and to provide library-based, informational, and reprographic services to the institutes of Czech Academy of Sciences and other users active in research and science. More information about the library may be found here.


Summer library closure –29 June until 8 September 2019
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Summer library closure 2019

The library will be closed exceptionally long this year – from 29 June until 8 September.
The study at Národní will be completely closed, other workplaces and services will operate with limitations.
We have prepared an overview of changes in specific services.
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Opening hours

On 19 June 2019 library closes at 12 p.m.

On Wednesday 19 June 2019 the library will be closed exceptionally from 12 p.m.
The book return box will be available as usual (until 8 p.m.).
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New items – May 2019

Check out the news that came into our library collection in May.
As every month, we bring you a full list of new printed books along with 10 selected ones, which we want to drag your attention to. The chosen ones are displayed in the study, you can borrow or reserved them right away. They are also available in the Digital Library of CAS via reserved computers in the library area.
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Notice: Exceptional closure of the library 13. 5.

On Monday 13 May 2019 the library will be closed from 4.45 p.m. for operational reasons.
During the closure the loans can be returned into book return box in the lobby.
We are sorry for inconveniences and thank you for your understanding.
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