Registrations

 

THE FOLLOWING FORMS OF IDENTITY CARD ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL TYPES OF REGISTRATION (INCLUDING ONE-DAY ADMISSION):

  • Czech citizens: identity card
  • foreign nationals: passport or driving licence (EU citizens may also present an identity card)

Other types of document (e.g. ISIC, OPENCARD, etc.) are not accepted.

 


REGISTRATION – TYPES AND OPTIONS:

1) One-day admission (without WiFi connection)

2) One-day admission with use of the computer study (without WiFi connection)

3) Attendance pass

4) Absence pass

5) Employee’s pass (issued to employees of the CAS)

6) Registration for remote access to electronic sources of information

 


1) ONE-DAY ADMISSION (without WiFi connection)

Entitles the user to:

  • use freely accessible study collections (the part of the library collection accessible to users without the mediation of the staff of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • attendance loans (the loan of library items that can be used only in defined premises at the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Conditions for issue:

  • completion of a registration form
  • presentation of a valid identity card (Czech citizens should present their identity card, foreign nationals should present a passport or driving licence – EU citizens may also present an identity card)
  • payment of a fee
  • the signing of a declaration of having been acquainted with the Library Regulations and an undertaking to observe it

Validity

  • Valid for one day during the opening hours of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Charges

  • One-day admission (without use of the Internet) – 10 CZK

 

2) ONE-DAY ADMISSION WITH USE OF THE COMPUTER STUDY (without WiFi connection)

Entitles the user to:

  • use computer technology and the Internet in the computer study for a period of 120 minutes
  • use freely accessible study collections (the part of the library collection accessible to users without the mediation of the staff of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • attendance loans (the loan of library items that can be used only in defined premises at the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Conditions for issue:

  • completion of a registration form
  • presentation of a valid identity card (Czech citizens should present their identity card, foreign nationals should present a passport or driving licence – EU citizens may also present an identity card)
  • payment of a fee
  • the signing of a declaration of having been acquainted with the Library Regulations and an undertaking to observe it

Validity

  • Valid for one day during Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences opening hours for the study and 120 minutes for use of the Internet connection in the computer study (this period must be exhausted in no more than four visits; each visit is rounded up to the nearest half hour)

Charges

  • One-day admission to the computer study (120 minutes) – 50 CZK

 

3) ATTENDANCE PASS

Entitles the user to:

  • use of the Internet in the study of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences on the user’s own devices – WiFi connection
  • use computer technology and the Internet in the computer study for a period of 120 minutes daily
  • use freely accessible study collections (the part of the library collection accessible to users without the mediation of the staff of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • attendance loans (the loan of library items that can be used only in defined premises at the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Conditions for issue:

  • completion of a registration form
  • presentation of a valid identity card (Czech citizens should present their identity card, foreign nationals should present a passport or driving licence – EU citizens may also present an identity card)
  • payment of fees
  • the provision of a current photograph (a photograph can be taken during the registration process)
  • the signing of a declaration of having been acquainted with the Library Regulations and an undertaking to observe it
  • agreement to the inclusion of personal details in the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences database

Validity

  • The user can choose a pass valid for six months (183 days) or one year (365 days)

Charges

  • Charge for production of reader’s pass – 20 CZK
  • Charge – valid for 183 days (six months) – 80 CZK
  • Charge – valid for 365 days (one year) – 150 CZK
  • People over the age of 70 – valid for 365 days (one year) – free

Extending the validity of your pass

  • Users’ passes can be renewed (extended) under the condition that the user observes the Library Regulations. A reader’s pass will be extended only following the presentation of a valid identity card. Users may choose whether to extend the validity of their pass for six months (183 days; 80 CZK) or one year (365 days; 150 CZK)

 

4) ABSENCE PASS

Entitles the user to:

  • absence loans (the loan of items that the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences allows to be taken off the premises of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • remote access to electronic sources of information
  • use of the Internet in the study of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences on the user’s own devices – WiFi connection
  • use computer technology and the Internet in the computer study for a period of 120 minutes daily
  • use freely accessible study collections (the part of the library collection accessible to users without the mediation of the staff of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • attendance loans (the loan of library items that can be used only in defined premises at the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Conditions for issue:

  • completion of a registration form
  • presentation of a valid identity card (Czech citizens should present their identity card, foreign nationals should present documents entitling them to permanent residency of the Czech Republic or documents entitling them to long-term residency of the Czech Republic and a personal document stating their place of permanent residency)
  • payment of fees
  • the provision of a current photograph (a photograph can be taken during the registration process)
  • the signing of a declaration of having been acquainted with the Library Regulations and an undertaking to observe it
  • agreement to the inclusion of personal details in the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences database

Validity

  • The user can choose a pass valid for six months (183 days) or one year (365 days)

Charges

  • Charge for production of reader’s pass – 20 CZK
  • Charge – valid for 183 days (six months) – 80 CZK
  • Charge – valid for 365 days (one year) – 150 CZK
  • People over the age of 70 – valid for 365 days (one year) – free

Extending the validity of your pass

  • Passes can be renewed (extended) under the condition that the user observes the Library Regulations. A reader’s pass will be extended only following the presentation of a valid identity card. Users may choose whether to extend the validity of their pass for six months (183 days; 80 CZK) or one year (365 days; 150 CZK)

 

5) EMPLOYEE’S PASS
(issued to employees of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)

Entitles the user to:

  • absence loans (the loan of items that the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences allows to be taken off the premises of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • remote access to electronic sources of information
  • use of the Internet in the study of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences on the user’s own devices – WiFi connection
  • use computer technology and the Internet in the computer study for a period of 120 minutes daily
  • use freely accessible study collections (the part of the library collection accessible to users without the mediation of the staff of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • attendance loans (the loan of library items that can be used only in defined premises at the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

Conditions for issue:

  • completion of a registration form
  • evidence of employment with the Czech Academy of Sciences (e.g. employee’s pass, contract of work, etc.)
  • presentation of a valid identity card (Czech citizens should present their identity card, foreign nationals should present documents entitling them to permanent residency of the Czech Republic or documents entitling them to long-term residency of the Czech Republic and a personal document stating their place of permanent residency)
  • payment of a fee
  • the provision of a current photograph (a photograph can be taken during the registration process)
  • the signing of a declaration of having been acquainted with the Library Regulations and an undertaking to observe it
  • agreement to the inclusion of personal details in the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences database

Validity

  • An employee’s pass is valid for three years

Charges

  • Charge for production of reader’s pass – 20 CZK

Extending the validity of your pass

  • Passes can be renewed (extended) under the condition that the user observes the Library Regulations. A reader’s pass will be extended only following the presentation of a valid identity card and evidence of the duration of employment with the Czech Academy of Sciences

 

6) REGISTRATION FOR REMOTE ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Entitles the user to:

  • remote access to electronic sources of information

Conditions for issue:

  • production of a copy of both sides of the user’s identity card, stating agreement with the provision of this copy – “Agreement to the provision of a copy of my identity card to the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences” (confirm with signature)
  • the sending of completed application and copy of identity card by post to the address of the Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Národní 3, 115 22 Prague 1)
  • The applicant will receive details for the payment of the registration fee and access details for remote access by return of post (registered post) to the address of his or her permanent residency

Validity

  • Registration valid for one year (365 days) from the sending by the library of the letter with registration details (registration for employees of the Czech Academy of Sciences valid for 1,095 days)

Charges

  • Registration for remote access to electronic sources of information – 150 CZK (free for employees of the Czech Academy of Sciences)
    The user must pay the registration fee within 14 days at the latest of the delivery of the letter with registration details. Should he or she not do so, his or her access details will be deactivated with no chance of renewal for a period of one year

Extending the validity of your registration

  • The period of validity of registration can be renewed (extended) under the condition that the user observes the Library Regulations. Registration will be extended only following the verification of the user’s personal details