Information for Public
Information for Public
The Library is open to the public under the conditions laid down in the Library Rules.
Information on this webpage is an extract from the Library Rules.
Students, teachers and other employees of TBU automatically become library users, no other registration is required. The student or employee chip card allows the users to gain access to the Library and to use the Library services.
What is available in the Library
The Library contains specialized literature only, related to specializations taught at TBU in particular. The Library collections also include university textbooks and diploma theses.
Please check the Library catalogue for the literature you are looking for.
Come to the Library to see what we have on offer.
What is not available in the Library
The TBU Library does not own or lend the following fiction books: Novels, short stories, artistic prose, poetry and theatrical plays. For this type of literature please refer to František Bartoš Regional Library in Zlín.
Anyone can visit the Library for study purposes, no registration is required.
Non-registered users may use the Library collections for reference in the Library only. No documents can be taken out of the Library without user registration.
To be allowed to use computers in the Library, the users must present their identity card.
The Library premises are not intended to serve as an Internet café or as a reading room for journals.
User registration in the Library
The Library user may be a citizen of the Czech Republic older than 15 years and entitled to enter into legal actions.
In order to get registered, the users must present their identity card or any other certificate of identity (e.g. passport).
Foreigners are required to present a residence permit for the Czech Republic and a passport.
The total amount of the registration fee for new users is CZK 300. The fee is paid on registration.
CZK 200 = for the chip card which serves as the Library pass and allows access to the Library.
CZK 100 = Library registration fee valid for one year from the registration date.
The chip card is non-returnable. If not lost, only a single payment for the card is required.
The chip card is issued within 14 days, the Library services can be used immediately after the user has registered and paid the registration fee.
Library services provided to registered users
Maximum loan limit for non-reference books (to be taken out of the Library) - 10 books
Maximum number of reserved books - 3 items at once
Maximum number of inter-library loans made - 3 documents at once
Access to databases subscribed to by the Library provided from allocated computers – please contact the Library staff in charge on the third floor.
Copying and scanning services for the general public are offered on the third floor - please contact the Library staff in charge for more information.
The users have to log in to the Library catalogue to gain access to their user accounts on-line (renewal, reservation, interlibrary loan service).
Information on loan services
The loan period for books is one month, in the most cases. Documents on display in the reference reading room cannot be taken out of the Library.
Journals are for reference use in the Library only.
Please ask the Library staff in charge to obtain CDs attached to books.
Books on shelf cannot be reserved. Reservation can be made only if all copies of the relevant document are borrowed.
All communication is done by e-mail.
The reader is asked to return the borrowed books 5 days before the expiry of the loan period.
An overdue fine amounting to CZK 1.00 per one book and per day is imposed for late return of loans.
Overdue reminders are sent 15 calendar days after the required date of return, and that by e-mail.