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Center of Information and Library Services 


VŠE Library Žižkov

The library has a role of a central library in the VŠE library network, provides all services offered. It is located in the VŠE area in Žižkov, in the mezzanine of the old building. A part of the library is also the specialized reading room – Mediatheca. Most services can be only used by registered users, one-time visit to the reading rooms is possible without registration with a borrowed identification card.

Circulation Record

In the publicly available hall of the circulation protocol the daily press, copier for self-service copying and computers with the access to the VŠE Union Catalogue are freely available. The charging desk ensures the outside loans from all reading rooms located in the old building in Žižkov, from the central store in Žižkov and also from the stores in Točná and Veleslavín.

Conditions for Reading room Use

Both general and specialized reading rooms are accessible for the registered users such as professors, students and employees of the VŠE as well as for the professional public (external users with a card type D). For a one-time visit without registration it is possible to borrow an identification card at the reception of the library. The card does not authorize the access to the Internet and electronic information resources, upon advance payment it is possible that the card is used for the self-service copying.

Before entering the reading rooms it is necessary to take off the coats and bags in the school cloak-rooms or in the boxes in the cloak-room at the reception. The keys are provided at the library reception on the basis of the user identification by loading the identification card.

Reading room services

Several kinds of materials are available in the reading room and study room – scripts, professional literature both Czech and foreign-language, magazines and daily press in several languages, university qualification works, working papers, statistics, collections of laws, dictionaries, encyclopedias, OECD, UN, ILO, World Bank, IMF, CNB materials and materials of other institutions).
The materials in the reading room are freely available in particular for the purpose of the study on a daily basis, a part of them can be borrowed and taken home (a short-term outside loan). The old printed copies of the magazines, newspapers and theses can be ordered to the reading room. The reading room resources are sorted by the UDC (Universal Decimal Classification), are being looked up according to the spine label.

Four computers with the access to the VŠE Union Catalogue are available in the reading room and also a possibility to use the wireless connection to the Internet. For the copying of the materials for personal use it is possible to use three self-service copiers.

Reference and Information Services
At the information desk in the front part of the building it is possible to obtain the information about library resources and services, help with searching in the catalogue and ordering of materials, or in the case of more complicated request a contact to the specialized departments of the library.


Contact Us

Centre of Information and Library Services 
W. Churchill Sq. 4
130 67 Prague 3
Czech Republic

Jana Uhlíková
Group electronic addresses
room: M29A SB
phone: (+420) 224 095 591
fax: (+420) 224 095 869

Staff
VŠE Phonebook

Opening Hours

Mon 20. 11. 9:00 - 19:00
Tue 21. 11. 8:00 - 19:00
Wed 22. 11. 8:00 - 19:00
Thu 23. 11. 8:00 - 19:00
Fri 24. 11. 8:00 - 18:00

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