Catalogues

I want a document from the ASL collection

(searching for printed documents and electronic books)

  • Almost 500,000 books – 150,000 electronic books – 22,000 magazine titles
  • All titles the library acquired since 1993 (older documents are being re-catalogued, their complete listing may be searched in the ASL card catalogue, either by name or by subject).

 

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... for printed documents

Catalogue of Books

  • Catalogue entry – searching
  • Login
  • Registered users have the option to order, reserve, and renew library loans online.
  • All titles the library acquired since 1993 (older documents are being re-catalogued, their complete listing may be searched in the ASL card catalogue, either by name or by subject).
  • A total of nearly 500,000 physical volumes.

Catalogue of Journals

  • Catalogue entry – searching
  • Login
  • An online ordering option.
  • Contains all journal titles from the ASL collection.
  • A total of approximately 22,000 titles of (printed) journals.

Scanned Card Catalogue

  • General name catalogue of ASL
    containing all titles the library acquired by the end of 1992.
  • General subject catalogue (only in Czech)
    containing all titles the library acquired by the end of 1992.
  • Card Catalogue of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts
    Scanned card catalogue of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts (Czech abbreviation ČAVU) library, which started to operate at the beginning of 1891. It contains a total of 75,927 volumes.
  • Card Catalogue of Masaryk Work Academy
    Scanned card catalogue of the Masaryk Work Academy (Czech abbreviation MAP) library. MAP was founded in 1920 and held mostly books on technology, natural sciences and economy in its holdings. At the end of 1952, the library contained over 30,000 volumes that had come mostly from donations.

 

Not finding what you need? We can obtain a desired book or magazine article from another library (a paid service), or you can try your luck in another library yourself.

 

 

... for electronic documents

ASL Portal for Electronic Journals and Books

  • Portal entry
    Provides access to electronic journals at ASL (about 30,000 titles). The portal allows users to search for titles of journals available online in databases under subscription, and in some selected, freely accessible digital archives. The offer of additional services (SFX Menu) may be accepted through the SFX icon for a given title. The basic instructions in the pdf format are available here.
    ASL Portal also allows to search for electronic books in the ASL collection.

Electronic copy of an article

  • Electronic copy of an article from a magazine which is not in the ASL collection can be obtained through Virtual Polytechnical Library (VPL) as on online service available upon registration with VPL, which offers electronic copies of articles in its catalog.
  • VPK archives periodic publications from more than 50 Czech libraries
  • Paid service offered by National Technical Library in Prague
  • Catalog access
  • More information

Book digitization service

  • eBooks on Demand (EOD) can digitize books published in the period of 1500–1900 listed in a comprehensive EOD compendium that contains catalogs from 20 libraries in 10 European countries including the Czech Republic.
  • A paid service
  • Catalog access & more information

Not finding what you need? We can obtain a desired book or magazine article from another library (a paid service), or you can try your luck in another library yourself.

 

 

 

I want the documents delivered electronically

... electronic copy of an article

  • Electronic copy of an article from a magazine which is not in the ASL collection can be obtained through Virtual Polytechnical Library (VPL) as on online service available upon registration with VPL, which offers electronic copies of articles in its catalog.
  • VPK archives periodic publications from more than 50 Czech libraries
  • Paid service offered by National Technical Library in Prague
  • Catalog access
  • More information

For our users, we can arrange a book loan or get a copy of an article from another library (a paid service).

... Book digitization service

  • eBooks on Demand (EOD) can digitize books published in the period of 1500–1900 listed in a comprehensive EOD compendium that contains catalogs from 20 libraries in 10 European countries including the Czech Republic.
  • A paid service
  • Catalog access & more information

 

 

 

I will try my luck in another library

Union Catalogues of AS CR Institute Libraries

Card Catalogues of AS CR Institute Libraries

Union Catalogue of Czech Republic