As the Covid-19 pandemic makes students and academics to study and teach from home, CTU Library serves as students and faculty online learning support. The CTU Central Library provides many services to make your work online easier.
Overview of our online services
In need of studying materials
Even though the opening hours of the libraries might be limited, you can reserve and pick up textbooks or any other materials you need to use.
- Textbooks and course materials
- Subscribed e-resources
- Open Access information resources
- E-resources trials
Textbooks and course materials
To borrow a book you need to be registered at least in one of the libraries of the Central Library. Registration is simple and you can do it from home.
You can also reserve a book you need and pick it up in appropriate library (plase wait for email notification). See Library opening hours.
Access to the Library Catalogue:
Sign in using your university username (the one for Usermap/KOS), and PIN code (selected during your registration at the CTU library).
If you are not sure which electronic source to use, enter few keywords into library search engine. You can get directly to the book or the article in fulltext form (in case CTU has access to it and you work within CTU IP address range).
Notice: In case you work from home, out off CTU network, you need to get remote access to e-resources via - Shibboleth.
See more about the search engine.
Do you need access to particular database? Try the alphabetical list.
Divided into databases by type (citations, multidisciplinary, factual, special, etc.).
Open Access information resources
There is a growing number of available open access (OA) scientific materials including articles and e-books.
OA repositories (journals):
More about the important institutional and special repositories you can find in the Information resources catalogue under Open Access information resources and Dissertation tabs.
- DOAB (Directory of Open Access books) – OA books from a number of academic and research publishers - both, commercial research publishers (eg. Springer) as well as academic publishers of major universities and research centers (MIT, Cambridge University, Oxford University, etc.). All books in DOAB have been peer-reviewed and published under a Creative Commons license.
- OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) - Register of OA books, especially in the field of social sciences and humanities including law, economics, architecture, art, landscape and environment, IT, natural sciences.
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The CTU Library has organised trial access to Statista until december 2020. Statista provides quantitative data and statistics on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources. Also included are reports, infographics and revenue forecasts on over 400 industries. With Statista, you can access the most recent and relevant statistics and studies on a specific topic by simply entering a keyword.
- Click Login then Campus Access.
- Select CVUT from the list of institutions and click Login (section If you have access).
- This will prompt you to enter your usual CTU username and password.
AMS journals, MathSciNet - remote access
As a service during the COVID-19 crisis, the American Mathematical Society would like to assist in maintaining access to online products to which CTU subscribes. MathSciNet offers access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for mathematical sciences literature.
An advice needed
Despite the situation the individual consultations are provided either online or by phone to keep safe.
- by phone (Mon - Fri)
- online (e-mail us or arrange a meeting using Microsoft Teams about your assignment)
Face to face appointments can be arranged as well.
Mgr. Michaela Morysková
Mobil: +420 725 846 190
Writing but not sure about the referencing?
Mgr. Michaela Morysková
Do you need help with remote access to e-books and e-journals?
Do not know how to use particular database?
Mgr. David Skoruša
Not successful at getting access to an e-book or an e-textbook? We will do our best to help.
Mgr. Tereza Šorejsová