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COVID-19 & RENOVATION: Current CU FA libraries operation

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ELECTRONIC APPLICATION FOR CHARLES UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES


BUILDING RENOVATION IN CELETNÁ 20 ‼️🔴🕙
Due to the ongoing renovation, there may be disruptions in library services in Celetná 20. Book requests and their collection at alternative locations remain in operation. There may, however, be a delay between the request and their collection. The estimated end date of the renovation is during August 2021. If you have any question, you may contacts us at knihovna@ff.cuni.cz

ENTRY TO LIBRARIES 🟢
From 28 June 2021 students, employees and also the general public are allowed entry to all CU FA buildings. It is no longer necessary to show a negative covid-19 test or a statutory declaration upon entering the building.  More information.

BORROWING BOOKS 🟢
From 25 May 2021, the loan service is restored in the main building of CU FA, Sporck Palace Library, and Mongolian and Tibetan Studies Library. More information. Libraries in Celetná 20 require a request in the CU Central Catalogue to loan a book. More information.

RETURNING BOOKS 🟢
Returning of books is possible in libraries or via library book drop boxes. In urgent cases, it is also possible to return them by post. If you have any questions, please, contact knihovna@ff.cuni.cz. More information.

LIBRARY OPEN SHELVES ACCESS 🟢
From 25 May 2021, the open shelves are accessible again.

STUDY ROOMS ACCESS 🟠
From 25 May 2021, the study rooms are accessible again. The capacity is reduced according to the applicable regulations of the Government of the Czech Republic.

LIBRARY PCs & PRINTING SERVICES 🟢
From 25 May 2021, the computers and printing services are again accessible. It is also possible to use self-service printers in the publicly accessible faculty areas of CU FA buildings outside of libraries. Learn more.

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About CU FA Library

The Faculty of Arts Library at Charles University is a library network consisting of 23 libraries located in multiple buildings and the Centre of Scientific Information. The total collection comprises of more than 1.1 million printed books with an annual addition of more than 20 thousand books and almost 300 thousand e-books. CU FA Library has more than 11.5 thousand registered users whose one registration can be used in all Charles University libraries. The libraries are operated by 38 employees, mostly librarians with a university education or specialist in the field of the given departmental library, and by many helping students of the faculty whose work is based on so-called special purpose scholarships.

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