CzechELib - National Centre for Electronic Information Resources

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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.


9. 5. 2018

Development of the project approved by the Monitoring Committee

Members of the Monitoring Committee of the Operational Programme Research, Development and Education have heard the report on progress of the CzechELib project presented by Jiří Burgstaller, the Chief Project Manager. Read more.

4. 5. 2018

National Library of Technology concluded seven more License Agreements

License Agreements recently concluded with several publishers and exclusive suppliers of EIRs specify conditions for access and use of hundreds of thousands of titles by the member institutions of CzechELib. Read more.

11. 4. 2018

First two License Agreements concluded

First agreement covers database of resources (C.H.Beck public tender). The second agreement governs usage of lEEE/IET Electronic Library (EBSCI II. public tender). 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 project methodologies and legal documents.
4. Q 2017
Preparation and realisation of public tenders.
1. - 2. Q 2018
Negotiations with EIRs suppliers.
1. - 2. Q 2018
Signatures of contracts with EIRs suppliers.
2. 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.