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Summer in the library

Library will operate in summer mode from 1.7. to 12.9.

Opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  9:00–14:00
Wednesday  10:00–18:00

Study the periodicals, in the Pedagogical Library on Klatovská třída, is not available during the summer mode. In the Economic Library in Cheb, the library will operate with an afternoon break from 12:00 to 12:30.

Emergency measures


Since 24.5.2021 you can use libraries for full-time study. There are free study places available, individual study rooms (Bory Library) and group study rooms for one reader only. Study the periodicals, in the Pedagogical Library on Klatovská třída, is not available yet. This rules apply to the use of study rooms:1 reader per 15 m2, hand disinfection, FFP2 class respirator and spacing 2 meters.

Rules for providing University Library services to students


Readers can visit the library and choose the necessary literature themselves. The number of visitors in the library is limited (1 reader per 15 m2), specific information is published in each specialized library.

In addition, it is still possible to order books by pre-order. This is done either directly from the online catalog (ordering instructions) or by sending the booklist to the library email address. The library will inform the reader that the books are ready and that he can come and pick them up.

When visiting the library, the student is obliged to follow all hygienic regulations (hand disinfection, respirator, spacing).

Loans are automatically renewed for as long as the library is closed.

Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday 9:00–18:00
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  9:00–14:00


Students can return books to biblioboxes or in the relevant specialized library. There are no late return charges for limited hours. Payments for late returns made before this period can be paid by transfer to the account, specific data (account number, variable character, etc.) will be communicated to you on request in the relevant specialized library.

Printing services

They work without restrictions. More information in the Press Services section.

Electronic information sources

We recommend students, academics and researchers to use electronic information sources (e-books, e-articles, etc.) from the comfort of home.

Buying books

Books and other documents can be ordered in the traditional way through Magion. The library staff will inform you by e-mail about the development of the order or the possibility of picking up the reserved book. For more information on buying books, visit the Buying Books section of the website.

Interlibrary loan service, search services

The services run without restrictions, contact the library staff at the e-mail addresses listed on the website in the Interlibrary Loan Service and Search Services sections.

Consultation services

The library provides consulting services (on the issue of citations, the use of electronic information sources, writing the final thesis, etc.) to academic staff and students. Contact the library staff at the e-mail addresses listed on the website in the Consultation Hours section.

Records of publishing activities

Records of publishing activities are unrestricted. When submitting full texts to the library, we prefer to send them by internal mail. More information on the records of publishing activities can be found on the website in the Publishing Activities section.

Publishing activity

Regarding applications for ISBN assignment, publication publishing, review procedure, DOI assignment, etc., please contact colleagues from the publishing house (vydavatel@uk.zcu.cz). More information about the offered services can be found on the publisher's website.

Please order books via the publisher's e-shop. We will be happy to send the publications to your home by post. The stores are closed due to current government measures.

Copy center

The copy center in Bory ceased operations on 31 December 2020.


Please contact us by e-mail, not by telephone, with regard to the crisis operation of the library. If you are not sure who to contact, use the e-mail address knihovna@uk.zcu.cz.

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