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.




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?
Then lease one of our individual studies:
– a lockable space with a single study position designed for short-term lease
– the use of the study for the duration of library opening hours
– a lease for one, five or twenty opening days

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Library collection

New items – October 2017

New items overview for the October – 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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Trial access to eBooks from the series “A very short introduction” and “Oxford Handbooks online”

Until 08. 11. 2017 you can use the trial access to the full-text databases “A very short introduction” and “Oxford Handbooks online” from the Oxford University Press. “A very short introduction” series is the best way to to get ahead in a new subject quickly. “Oxford Handbooks Online Collection” contains handbooks for selected subjects. Within the trial books on these topics are available: Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Business and Management, Religion
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Library collection

New items – September 2017

What September news can you find in our collection? 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 Computer Study via the Digital Library of the LCAS.

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