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Our services

Selection of EIRs For Central Support.
Organisations of Public Tenders for EIRs supplier.
Negotiation of License Agreements and Purchase of the EIRs.
Support of Member Institutions in Access and Usage of the purchased EIRs.
Support of Member Institutions in Execution of Bibliometrical Analyses.
Administration and Interpretation of Statistics about the usage of the EIRs.


27. 11. 2018

All License Agreements for the period 2018 – 2022 signed

National Library of Technology managed to successfully finish all the negotiations of license conditions concerning EIRs for the period 2018 – 2022. Read more.

27. 11. 2018

Workshop on Tools for Bibliometric Analysis InCites and SciVal

CzechELib under the auspices of the Council of Higher Education Institutions and the Czech Rectors Conference organized a workshop on possibilities of use of top analytical tools for evaluation of publication activities InCities and SciVaI. Read more.

31. 8. 2018

License Agreement with SUWECO closed

Agreement with SUWECO, exklusive representative of SAE International and American Chemical Society (ACS). Read more.

Project timeline

1. 1. 2017
Project Kick-off
1. Q 2017
Development of systems for purchasing, securing, managing and evaluating EIRs.
1. – 4. Q 2017
Collection of requests from institutions.
2. – 4. Q 2017
Elaboration of basic project methodologies and legal documents.
4. Q 2017 – 4. Q 2018
Preparation and realisation of public tenders.
4. Q 2017 - 4. Q 2018
Negotiations with EIRs suppliers.
1. – 4. Q 2018
Signatures of contracts with EIRs suppliers.
4. Q 2017 - 4. Q 2018
Signature of contracts with member institutions.
2018 - 2020
Monitoring of EIRs use.
Negotiation of EIRs purchase terms for the next period, possible gradual transition to OA.
2021 – 2022
Continuation of funding the purchase of EIRs from the state budget for RDI.
2021 – 2022
Operation of the center, possible further OA transitions.
2021 – 2022
Evaluation, recommendations for the future.
Negotiation of EIRs purchase terms for the next period.
4. Q 2022
End of the project (OP VVV) and evaluation.