E-Loans The Central Library of the CTU offers its internal users an option to borrow an e-book via a short-term e-loan service. This service is free of charge for the users. Don’t you have your own e-book reader? You can borrow it in the library. EBook Central FlexiBooks EBook Central Direct access to the database Remote access to the database (outside the CTU) EBL (E-book library) and Ebrary have merged into ProQuest Ebook Central, the ProQuest company platform. More than 35 000 e-book titles from scholarly resources are available for CTU users. Thanks to the fusion you can enjoy the comfort of using e-books from both collections at the same time. Loans are purchased from the CTU Library budget, provided to CTU users for free. If you have an user account in Ebrary or EBL, it is already transferred into a new platform. Database options: (there is to log in with data from KOS or UserMap) E-books format: PDF, EPUB, ebook content is accessible by the ProQuest Ebook Central Reader software in the interactive database with the word search engine Printing and saving: depends on the editor, usually 20 % copying and 40% printing per one log Personal account: needable for personal notes, e-book lists, colour highlighting, sharing with other users FlexiBooks Access via Library catalogue E-loans of Czech electronic books via FLEXIBOOKS. There you will find available titles by renowned Czech publishers Grada, Fraus, Portál, Raabe, and the like. The loan is free of charge for the registered CTU students and employees (paid from CL CTU budget). Good to know For reading, it is necessary to download a Flexibooks reader (not available for standard e-readers as Kindle or Pocketbook) It is necessary to create an account with Flexibooks The maximum number of e-loans is 3 It is possible to download the books to computers at study rooms in CTU libraries The library pays only for books you borrow through the library catalogue The process of electronic loan: Look up the title in the library catalogue ; it is necessary to be logged in (list of all titles) A found record – use the ‘all items’ button – a request marked ‘Flexibooks’ – borrow an e-book The loan period is 30 days from the activation of a voucher The book in the reader is deactivated automatically; it is also returned in the user account of the catalogue. The loan cannot be prolonged.