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The Scholars´ Reading Room


LOCATION Ground floor, cross aisle at the end of the main lobby, door no. 35




TELEPHONE 221 663 236
221 663 111 (operator)


The Scholars´ Reading Room is open to scholars, university teachers and researchers and others (as stipulated in detail in the Scholars‘ Reading Room Regulations). Proof of professional status (workplace ID, letter of recommendation, etc.) is required.
RULES The Scholars‘ Reading Room Regulations
  • the reference library contains approximately  5000 volumes on literary history and theory, linguistics and the arts, and general encyclopedias and language and subject dictionaries, categorized in Classified Arrangement of the Scholars‘ Reading Room
    • you will find shelf marks of the Reading Room collection in OPAC -items  with a note  „open shelves“ – you may pick yourselves

  • National Digital Library is made available through the system Kramerius (access on 2 work stations; access to public domain works also through Wi-Fi)
  • Licensed online databases (available through Wi-Fi) including 
  • delivery of the printed items of the NL Collection for the in-house use (from the year of publication 1801)
  • reservation of materials (for up to 30 days)
  • use of materials from the Reading Room reference collection
    • for your convenience publications are mostly on open shelves
    • ask the librarian for the ones shelved at the desk
  • referral and consulting services
  • photoduplication orders
  • Wi Fi connection to the Internet
  • internet access
  • the registered user may hire a box under lock for storage of personal belongings – details are available here (so far, in Czech only)


Librarian in charge: Denisa Molitorisová

Eva Němcová