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.


13. 2. 2018

Changes in Project Leadership

The CzechELib Director Jan Černý decided to resign on his post for personal reasons. Read more.

13. 2. 2018

New Members of the Expert Council

Let us welcome two new members of the CzechELib Expert Council – Mrs. Barbora Katolická and Mr. Jiří Polách. Read more.

16. 1. 2018

Negotiations on licence agreements

Primarily CzechELib intended to negotiate directly with EIRs publishers. However, quite a few publishers decided to use their agents to represent them. Read more.

Project timeline

1. Q 2017
Project Kick-off
1.–2. Q 2017
Development of systems for purchasing, securing, managing and evaluating EIZ.
1. – 3. Q 2017
Elaboration of methodologies for management, workflow, financial flows, negotiation strategy of EIZ purchase and others.
2. – 3. Q 2017
Web development and implementation of functionalities.
4. Q 2017
Signatures of contracts with domestic and foreign suppliers of EIZ.
1. Q 2018 – 4. Q 2020
Purchase / Ensure EIZ for Project Users.
Negotiation of EIZ purchase terms for the next period, possible gradual transition to OA.
2021 – 2022
Operation of the center, possible further OA transitions, evaluations, suggestions for recommendations for the future functioning of the center.
Negotiation of EIZ purchase terms for the next period.
4. Q 2022
Ending the project.