Library Services

Library and Information services

  • bibliographic-information services
  • lending services
  • photocopying services
  • services for the IIR's personnel
  • excursion

Lending Service

It is necessary to order books, magazines and documentational materials from the storeroom one day in advance. In the reading room, the user can order or borrow, at most, 10 publications and two volumes of a magazine.

Materials from the fund of the library and documentation are made available both for use on the premises of the library and to take home.

Borrowing publications for home use:
The library user can check out, at most, three publications at once for 1 month. Publications from the reference fund, journals, articles and publications worth more than 3 500 Kč cannot be checked out for home use, with the exception of those that were published by the IIR.

The reference fund (marked "PK" in the book numbers in the catalog) is available for use in the reading room:

  • special handbooks
  • monographs of the IIR since 1990, others infomaterials of the IIR in full scale, including all issues of the IIR journals.
  • latest yearbooks
  • language dictionaries
  • book news
  • latest volumes of journals
  • newspapapers from the past week

If the requested information source is not in the library's funds, the library might be able to borrow the document from another (Czech or foreign) library through the inter-library lending service MVS/MMVS (or ILS/IILS in English) (for information and orders, please contact us at

Ordering Options


by the online catalogue
by e-mail
personally in the reading room
by telephone (251 108 405)

Photocopying Services

  • copying from the collection of books, journal and part of documentation is handled by the readers themselves in the reading room
  • the library secures copying needs in support of the ILS, IILS as well as of cooperative informational institutions

prices of copies:
self-service copying
- format A4: 2,50 Kč
- format A3: 4,- Kč

Price list of charged services and other charges of the library

Price list of charged services and other charges of the library