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Central Library lends laptops to students during the pandemic

Did your personal computer break down and you cannot attend online lectures or write your seminar papers? The CU Central Library has a solution. During the period of emergency measures, students of bachelor’s and master’s study programmes of Charles University … More

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E-books on Oxford Scholarship Online, Sage Knowledge and ScienceDirect available for 1 year

UPDATE: For the year 2021, titles from the Physics and Astronomy & Computer Science & Mathematics collections on the ScienceDirect platform have also been added to the offer of e-books and textbooks temporarily available via the EBA mode. We are … More

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Declaration of State of Emergency at Charles University

By this measure, and due to the national state of emergency and threat to life and limb at Charles University, the Rector hereby declares a state of emergency at the University, which will last for no longer than 60 days … More

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Services of CU libraries during COVID-19 measures

In reaction to the newly announced restrictions, all loans ending between October 22 and November 3, 2020, from CU libraries have been extended until November 18, 2020, and overdue fees will not be applied during the period from October 22 … More

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Grammarly Premium Licenses for CU users

During the pilot, Charles University has 795 premium licenses for using the Grammarly app. Registered CU library users (students and employees) can ask for the license via the CU Central Catalog for six months. Instructions for the license request and … More

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We are launching a new CU Adobe Connect reservation system

ATTENTION: change of the conference reservation system in Adobe Connect of Charles University! A new automatic reservation system will be launched on Monday 15 June 2020. All reservations for video conferences dated from 1 July 2020 onwards should be make … More

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Publish in APS’s hybrid open access journals with a discount

In 2020, in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Physical Review A, B, C, and D, APS is offering a 50% reduction on APCs for authors wishing to publish open access in these prestigious titles, as well as the hybrid … More

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Fill in the survey of the scholars’ needs in the field of open access at CU – deadline extended

The Open Science Support Centre aims to develop the agenda of the open access (OA) publication model and thus bring Charles University closer to the good practice of major world universities. In order for the Centre’s activities to reflect the … More

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Operation of CU libraries from April 20th, 2020

According to the currently published schedule concerning gradual easing of the exceptional measures put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CU Central Library suggests resumption of the library services from April 20th 2020 in limited scale to ensure safety … More

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Reservation system for webinars in Adobe Connect

Please pay attention to this announcement. Due to extreme overload of Adobe Connect of Charles University, we are forced to limit the number of concurrent online conferences by introducing a reservation system where you need to book a specific date and time. Reservation form: https://knihovna.cuni.cz/rezervaceACUK Before filling in the reservation form, we recommend checking the availability of Adobe Connect of Charles University at https://knihovna.cuni.cz/obsazenostACUK. In order to speed up the booking process, we … More

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