Library News

Current Library Services

22 October, 2020
As of Thursday, October 22, the Library is closed for the general public until further notice. All currently not overdue loans will be automatically renewed till December 14, 2020.


25  November, 2020
Join an online presentation of the latest Economic Outlook for the United States and other key economies, followed by a conversation with OECD and U.S. economists on the effect of the ongoing pandemic on the economy, and what recovery looks like in 2021 after a vaccine is widely available.
"Impacts of COVID-19 and the Outlook for an Economic Recovery in 2021 – Insights from the OECD" on December 1, 2020, 18:00 – 19:00.
Registration is free of charge at
OECD iLibrary is available for all CU students and employees.


5  June, 2020
Free trial to SpringerLink - access to selected ebooks provided by Springer publisher. Available until July 31, 2020.

Harvard Business Review Press

21  April, 2020
Free trial to Harvard Business Review Press - a prestigious full-text database providing e-books on economics, finance, marketing, management, personal development, etc.

Funding Institutional

14  April, 2020
Free trial to Funding Institutional - providing information on research funding areas through a solution that combines current funding opportunities with research grant information from a wide range of providers. To access it is necessary to use your personal Elsevier account. If you do not have one, you have to create that (registration is free). More info here.


14  April, 2020
Free trial to SciVal - an analytical tool to evaluate science and research, offering quick and easy access to the research output of research institutions and their researchers around the world. To access it is necessary to use your personal Elsevier account. If you do not have one, you have to create that (registration is free).

JSTOR - enlarged collections

9 April, 2020
Free trial to JSTOR - a digital library for scientists, educators and students. Charles University has access to enlarged collections of e-books, e-journals and some other collections. More details here

ScienceDirect Textbooks

31 March, 2020
Free trial to ScienceDirect textbooks - Elsevier has made accessible textbooks in full text from a wide range of disciplines for Charles University - available until August 31, 2020. The list of textbooks is here

The IMF eLibrary is free

19 February, 2020
The full resources of the IMF eLibrary became available to the public at no charge. In the collection there are about 21,000 digital publications in the collection.