Closure of Libraries on 18 November

On Friday 18 November the libraries located in the main building will be closed. The libraries in the Celetná building will be open during their standard opening hours. The day before, Thursday 17 November, all libraries will be closed.

The Operation of Libraries during the Transition to the New Library System ALMA

From 1 September, current systems Aleph, Verde, and SFX will be replaced by a new modern library system ALMA.

With a new library platform from September

After the summer holidays, you can look forward to a new look of discovery service UKAŽ (, which will replace the current Ebsco Discovery Service. The environment for librarians will change as well – Alma, a modern library platform, will replace the existing Aleph, Verde and SFX systems.

Closure of Libraries due to Transition to a New Library System

In the week from 30 August to 3 September 2021, all CU FA libraries will be closed due to the transition to a new integrated library system of Charles University.

CU FA Library Reminds the Users: Confirm the Electronic Application for CU Libraries

Regarding the transition to a new library system of Charles University, CU FA Library asks the users to confirm the electronic application for the services of Charles University libraries. The confirmation of the electronic application is simple and will not occupy you for longer than 3 minutes; instructions are below. Those user accounts, which will not have […]

The Operation of CU FA Libraries from 25 May 2021

From Tuesday 25 May 2021, the libraries in the main building of CU FA (nám. Jana Palacha 1/2), libraries in the Sporck Palace (Hybernská 3) and Mongolian and Tibetan Studies Library will reopen.

Celetná Library Will Be Closed Due to Electricity Shortage

Due to a reconstruction from 19 April to 23 April 2021, all services of Celetná Library are to be unavailable. Read more about the closure of library.

UPDATED: Restricted Operation of Loans from the CU FA Libraries (Celetná 20)

From 13 January 2021, CU FA libraries will start again to loan books to the students and employees of Charles University in a restricted mode.

Dean’s Day: Unavailability of Libraries

On Thursday, 1 April, all CU FA libraries acting as collection points of requested books will be closed due to the Dean’s Day.

Current Information about Library Services for the General Public

Information about the services of CU FA libraries offered to the general public. It does not apply to the students and employees of Charles University.