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The National Library of the Czech Republic Services List

Supplement 1 to The National Library of the Czech Republic Rules and Regulations

Service Nature of the Service For whom Note
In-house loans in reading rooms Loan of library units from open access reference or other open access collections Registered user with a valid library card
User with a valid one-day Admission Ticket
Free of charge; registration and Admission Ticket payable
In-house loans to reading rooms Loans of library units from serviced reference libraries, reference collections and stacks, and feasible lending of library units obtained through the National Library (see Interlibrary Loan Services) to reading rooms. A registered user with a valid library card Free of charge; registration payable
In-house loans of e-readers
Loans of e-readers to reading rooms A registered user with a valid library card Free of charge; paid registration
External loans External loans of library units from the National Library collections and those obtained through the National Library (see Interlibrary Loan Services) A registered user over 18 years of age with a valid library card, who resides permanently in the Czech Republic or who has a permanent resident permit Free of charge; registration payable
External loans of e-readers
External loans of e-readers
A registered user over 18 years of age with a valid library card, who submitted permanent or long-term residence permit in the CR. Minimum required length of registration one year. Free of charge; paid registration
Interlibrary Loan Services Loans of library units and obtaining copies from other Czech libraries and from libraries abroad A registered user with a valid library card;
Any registered Czech library;
Foreign libraries
Interlibrary loan service in the Czech Republic free of charge; International interlibrary loan services payable
Consultation and Library Information Services Information about catalogues, databases and library collections Anyone Free of charge
Reference Services
Ask your library
Reference, factual and bibliographic information to a degree Anyone Free of charge
Research Services;
SDI Services
Bibliography on a given subject once or repeatedly (SDI service) User upon individually negotiated agreement and order Payable service
Duplicating Services Self-service photocopying and copies made to order from the collections of the National Library or items received through ILL;
Mail or electronic delivery
User upon individually negotiated agreement and order Payable service
Electronic Document Delivery Copies from the National Library collections material and its delivery within 48 hours User upon individually negotiated agreement and order Payable service
eBooks on Demand (EOD) Electronic copies of items from the National Library collections User upon an order Paid  service
Access to Internet – hard wired connection Access to free internet in individual reading rooms using the National Library computers Registered user with a valid library card Free of charge; registration payable
Access to internet - wireless connection - WiFi Access to free internet on brought-in notebooks in individual reading rooms of the National Library Registered user with a valid library card; User with a valid one-day Admission Ticket Free of charge; registration and Admission Ticket payable
Access to databases Access to databases and other electronic resources in the National Library reading and circulation rooms Registered user with a valid library card; User with a valid one-day Admission Ticket (subject to licensing contract) Free of charge; registration and Admission Ticket payable
Library and information skills training
Training for groups and individuals (intended for new and regular users) to learn how to use efficiently the library, its catalogues and databases Registered user with a valid library card; User with a valid one-day Admission Ticket Free of charge; registration and Admission Ticket payable
Guided tours for students
Introduction to the history and the present of the National Library Group of users; Advance reservation necessary Payable service
Consulting Services Consultations by appointment on library catalogues, databases and collections; use of individual information resources; consultations in specialized library departments Registered user with a valid library card User with a valid one-day Admission Ticket Free of charge; registration and Admission Ticket payable
Consultation Services (professional) Consultations by appointment for library staff, library science students, institutions associated with library and information science and publishers Librarians, library science students, institutions associated with library and information science and publishers Free of charge


Jana Huňová