Registrations

The Library of the Czech Academy of Sciences provides its services to members of the general public aged fifteen and above. The library holdings focus on specialist literature. The availability of printed and electronic documents can be checked without prior registration using the freely accessible on-line catalogue. Registration is required for those wishing to enter the library itself or take advantage of loan services and other services.

Types of registration / membership:

Off-site membership

On-site membership

Membership for remote access (personally, correspondence, online)

Visitor – one-day pass

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR INDIVIDUAL TYPES OF REGISTRATION
 

Type of registration / membership

 

off-site

 

on-site

Membership for remote access 

one-day pass

personallycorrespondenceonline
I am:
a Czech citizenidentity carddriver’s licence, passportidentity card, driver’s licence, passportidentity card, legalisation of signaturesidentity card (digital copy)identity card / driver’s licence, passport
an EU citizenpermit for residence in CRidentity card, driver’s licence, passportidentity card, driver’s licence, passportpermit for residence in CR, legalisation of signaturespermit for residence in CR (digital copy)identity card / driver’s licence, passport
a citizen from outside EUpermit for residence in CRdriver’s licence, passportdriver’s licence, passportpermit for residence in CR, legalisation of signaturespermit for residence in CR (digital copy)driver’s licence, passport

Overview of services provided with links to more detailed information

SERVICES PROVIDED
type of registration / membershipoff-site membershipon-site membershipmembership for remote accessone-day passone-day pass with Internet
services:
user accountyesyesyesnono
off-site loans
(out of LCAS – home loans; self-service)
yesnononono
on-site loans
(in study – study loans)
yesyesnoyesyes
databases (EIR) (access from LCAS)yesyesnonoyes
remote access to EIRyesyesyesnono
wifi
(1 device with no time limit)
yesyesnonoyes
computer study
(120 min/day)
yesyesnonoyes
scanning
(self-service)
yes
your own USB disk
yes
your own USB disk
noyes
your own USB disk
yes
your own USB disk
copying
(self-service)
yesyesnoyesyes
printing
(self-service)
yesyesnoyes
only PDF and images from your own USB disk
yes
Digital Library of CAS
(full access from LCAS / terminals + printing)
yesyesnoyesyes
lease of an individual studyyesyesnonono
interlibrary servicesyesyesnonono

 

Off-site membership

  • user account (change password, contact details, access to EIR without the need for further authentication)
  • off-site and on-site loans (to be taken away or used in the study; self-service off-site loans)
  • use of the freely accessible library holdings
  • electronic information resources including remote access
  • wifi (on only 1 device at any time), computer study (120 min/day)
  • self-service scanning (on your own USB disk), copying, printing
  • Digital Library of CAS (full access on reserved stations at LCAS + printing)
  • lease of an individual study
  • interlibrary services
  • library card (possible registration of your own chip card with your photograph and name)
  • registration for six months or one year

Required documents, registration fees

  • identity card (CR) / permit for residence in CR
  • one year (365 days) – 150 CZK
  • six months (183 days) – 80 CZK
  • registration of your own chip card – free / LCAS card – 50 CZK
  • payment possible in cash or by payment card

Information for staff of the CAS

We provide this membership to staff of the CAS for a period of 3 years (1,095 days).

Fee

registration of your own chip card – free / LCAS card – 50 CZK

We will need to verify your employment with the CAS during registration/extension. The library will verify this in the contact section of the webpages of individual institutes of the CAS. If these details are not available on the webpages of your workplace, present your employee pass or completed confirmation during registration/extension.

Complete information on off-site membership

 


On-site membership

  • user account (change password, contact details, access to EIR without the need for further authentication)
  • on-site loans (used in the study only)
  • use of the freely accessible library holdings
  • electronic information resources including remote access
  • wifi (on only 1 device at any time), computer study (120 min/day)
  • self-service scanning (your own USB disk), copying, printing
  • Digital Library of CAS (full access on reserved stations at LCAS + printing)
  • lease of an individual study
  • interlibrary services (used in the study only)
  • library card (possible registration of your own chip card with your photograph and name)
  • registration for six months or one year

Required documents, registration fees

  • identity card (EU) / driver’s licence / passport
  • one year (365 days) – 150 CZK
  • six months (183 days) – 80 CZK
  • registration of your own chip card – free / LCAS card – 50 CZK
  • payment possible in cash or by payment card

Information for staff of the CAS

We provide this membership to staff of the CAS for a period of 3 years (1,095 days).

Fee

registration of your own chip card – free / LCAS card – 50 CZK

We will need to verify your employment with the CAS during registration/extension. The library will verify this in the contact section of the webpages of individual institutes of the CAS. If these details are not available on the webpages of your workplace, present your employee pass or completed confirmation during registration/extension.

Complete information on on-site membership

 


 

The closure of the library in the summer 2019 might affect the specific services. More info »

 

Membership for remote access (personally, correspondence, online)

  • user account (change password, contact details, access to EIR without the need for further authentication)
  • remote access to electronic information resources (EIR)
  • without library card
  • registration for one year
  • possible supplementary registration of off-site or on-site membership during a visit to the LCAS in person (fees: registration of your own chip card – free / LCAS card – 50 CZK)

Methods of registration, required documents, registration fee

  • personal registration: identity card (CR, EU) / driver’s licence / passport
  • correspondence registration: identity card (CR) / permit for residence in CR, legalisation of signatures
  • online registration: identity card (CR) / permit for residence in CR; digital copy
  • one year (365 days) – 150 CZK

Complete information on membership for remote access

 


 

Visitor – one-day pass

One-day pass

  • on-site loans (used in the study only)
  • use of the freely accessible library holdings
  • self-service scanning (your own USB disk), copying, printing (only PDF and images from your own USB disk)
  • Digital Library of CAS (full access on reserved stations at LCAS + printing)
  • registration for one calendar day valid for complete opening hours

Required documents, registration fee

  • identity card (CR, EU) / driver’s licence / passport
  • 10 CZK
  • payment possible in cash or by payment card

One-day pass with the Internet

  • wifi (on only 1 device at any time), computer study (120 min/day)
  • on-site loans (used in the study only)
  • use of the freely accessible library holdings
  • electronic information resources (EIR)
  • self-service scanning (your own USB disk), copying, printing
  • Digital Library of CAS (full access on reserved stations at LCAS + printing)
  • registration for one calendar day valid for complete opening hours

Required documents, registration fee

  • identity card (CR, EU) / driver’s licence / passport
  • 30 CZK
  • payment possible in cash or by payment card

Complete information on visitors and one-day passes