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.



Library collection

New items – September 2019

New items overview for the September – 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 Czech Academy of Sciences. You can leaf through them there and possibly print out parts of them.
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Opening hours

Notice: Exceptional closure of the library on Thursday 19. 9. 2019 (1 p.m. to 7 p.m.)

On Thursday 19 September 2019 the library will be closed from 1 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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Study room reopened

Beginning Monday September 9th the study room will return to regular service (Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.). During the summer closure of the library, 28 new study spots were added in the rear end of the building. These spots are equips with electrical sockets and desk lamps as per usual. The location of library collection is also changed. Both book and periodical collections are now located together on the left side of the study room. The Pragensiae collection was distributed between individual subjects.
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New items: June–August 2019

Find out which books we added to our library collection during the summer holidays. We picked out ten of the new additions and you can borrow them imediately or check out their digitized version in the Digital Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Read more »

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