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An online Encyclopedia of book in Czech Middle ages and Early modern period

Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences and National Library of the Czech Republic published an Encyclopedia that covers the period from the beginnings of the Czech book culture in the Middle Ages to the disappearance of the hand press book at the beginning of the 19th century. It contains both explanatory entries for both individual book history phenomena and development. It is based on 2400 entries from an encyclopedia focused on a printed book (Petr Voit, Book Encyclopedia: older printing press and related fields between the 15th and the beginning of the 19th century, Prague 2006).
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Electronic information resources – news in 2018

For this year, we’ve come up with several news in electronic information resources. Within the next few days, remote access will also be enabled for all sources.
EBSCO – More content available with a wider “Ultimate” version
JSTOR – 11 new collections available now
Emerald – ALL Emerald magazines available due to transtition to the “Premier” version
Cambridge Journals online – Access to the complete magazine production of Cambridge University Press
Oxford Journals Online – Access to the complete magazine production of Oxford University Press

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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 Press Display recently as PressReader

From January 2017 the Library PressDisplay database will be available on a new platform PressReader. PressReader introduces new user interface, content and availability remain the same.
PressReader is a database containing full texts of more than 6,150 newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries around the world, including the Czech Republic. Older editions are available, generally for a period of three months, in addition to current editions.

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News in the library collection – imagebank Britannica ImageQuest

In the Library of the ASCR you can now access to imagebank Britannica Image Quest, containing more than 3 million photos and images. Database Image Quest is available both in the library and remotely. Read more »

Trial acces to the all electronic journals and e-books from Emerald Publishing

From April 1st to May 7th have users of the Library of the CAS and all CAS´ institutes accessible all electronic journals and ebooks from EmeraldPublishing. Read more »

Special Christmas offer for 1 million books

From 1 to 10 December 2014 about 1 million EOD eBooks up to 400 pages are offered for 10 euros! 13 libraries across Europe (including the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences) have made a special Christmas offer regarding digitisation orders from these collections. Read more »