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.



Library collection

New items – July/August 2017

New items overview for the July and August – 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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Own place in study

Do you dream of your own place in our library? The kind of place you can have all to yourself where you can leave the things you would otherwise have to carry around with you all the time? Lease one … Read more »



The new Director of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences has taken up her post

Ing. Magdaléna Vecková has been appointed to the position of Director of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences for the period 2017–2022 with effect as of 1 August 2017.
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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 »

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