The target group of CzechELib project was expanded to include “professional public”. This change gives the right to representatives of public technical and specialised libraries to draw financial support for the EIRs purchase from the CzechELib project. Read more.
CzechELib team has recently approached the EIR provider with a request for activation of the institutional login Shibboleth via eduGAIN, which is used in EIR for authentication for remote access and personalisation. Read more.
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.
Representatives of Taylor & Francis Publishing have apologized for the hold-up with the signing of the license contract and for confusion during negotiations, and as a goodwill gesture they have offered 100 e-book titles for Taylor & Francis consortium under CzechELib for free. Read more.
As of July 1, Ing. Jiří Krňák took up his duties as a director of CzechELib. Jiří Krňák is an experienced manager. In past he has held key management positions in various companies such as Lego, Inter-Informatics, Howden or Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Among other agenda he dealt with public procurement proceses. Mr. Krňák graduated from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering CTU in Prague. Read more.