Academy of Sciences Library

Library of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASL) 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 Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and other users active in research and science. More information about the library may be found here.


New items – June 2017

With the beginning of the new month we bring you again the view into the newest books in our collection.
You can choose from the complete list or from the top ten, which we picked out for you as the most interesting books. You can borrow the chosen ones this very day! If someone will be faster, you may reserve these books online or look over its digitized form in the study. The selections of new items from July and August will be prepared again in the September.
We wish you a beautiful summer, preferably with a book as the best companion :-)
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Summer opening hours and library closure

From 5 to 9 July and 29 July to 10 September 2017 the loan services won’t be available and the main study will be closed. On other days the study will be operating as usual
(Mo-Fri, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.). Read more »

New items – May 2017

New items overview for the May – it’s possible to view the whole list at once or have it sorted out by fields of knowledge.
A selection of ten interesting new arrivals is available for browsing in the study (without having to order them in advance) and it simultaneously possible to browse these publications in digitalised form on the computer reserved for work with the Digital library of the Czech Academy of Sciences. You can leaf through them there and possibly print out parts of them.
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Opening hours

Exceptional closure of the library

The library will be closed on Tuesday 20th June 2017 from 12 p.m. for operational reasons. Book return box will be available as usual (until 8 p.m.). Read more »

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