Library of 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.


New items – December 2018

The latest new books of the year 2018!
Check out the overview of books which we added to our collection in December.
As every month we bring you the selection of 10 interesting books, which should not escape from your attention. They are on the hall ready to be borrowed from now, and in digital form in our Digital library at the same place.
Didn’t you find a book you are waiting for? Tell us via our online form.
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New version of the library regulations

In connection with the introduction of the RFID identification system, the introduction of the self-service loan device and the withdrawal of loan tickets, a new version of the Library regulations becomes effective on 17 December 2018. Please acquaint yourself with the new version on The information about the processing of your personal data by library was also updated.
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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY & Opening hours change

The library will be closed on 21 December from 5 p.m. and from 22 December to 1 January 2019.
The regular library operation will start again on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
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Library collection

New items – November 2018

Check out the news that came into our library collection in November.
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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