• 21. 6. 2023

    Instructions for authors in English

    On the website you will find translated instructions for authors. You can now use the Detailed Instructions for Authors - Open Access publishing filter in both the Czech and English versions.

  • 17. 5. 2023

    Open Access to Scientific Information – Open Access - full video in English

    Open Access to Scientific Information stands for the free availability of scientific publications on the internet (on-line) making it possible for users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search and make references to full texts of articles and to make further use of the articles without financial, legal or technical restrictions.

  • 3. 4. 2023

    SCOAP3 journals

    The NTK has concluded an amendment with CERN at the end of 2022 to extend the SCOAP3 journals phase 3 initiative for another 2 years, i.e. until the end of 2024. The terms and conditions for the period 2023-2024 remain unchanged, the annual fees of the Czech member institutions will be the same for the next two years as for 2020-2022.

  • 24. 1. 2023

    Transformation contracts 2023+

    NTK has entered into 11 of the 13 transformation contracts for 2023+. Contracts with ACS and AIP publishers are still under negotiation. Access to their resources is secured from 1/1/2023, but article approval will only be operational once the contract is signed.

  • 24. 1. 2023

    Wiley and CzechELib Sign First Open Access Agreement in Czech Republic

    Wiley, one of the world’s largest publishers and a global leader in research and education, today announced an open access agreement with Czech National Library of Technology (NTK) (CzechELib). More info.

  • 14. 9. 2021

    SCOAP3 for Books: Access to the first Open Access books

    At the beginning of September 2021, the first SCOAP3 Open Access books were made available. More info.

  • 3. 6. 2021

    Outcome of the SCOAP3 for Books working group meeting

    In 2020, the SCOAP3 for Books working group announced a tender for the transfer of approximately 78 of the most useful pre-selected titles to Open Access. Compared to the original assumptions, there were several changes after the first round of the tender. Read more.

  • 6. 1. 2021

    The status of signing amendments to the cancellation or reduction of the increase in EIR prices for the years 2021 and 2022

    CzechELib has negotiated with selected EIR providers the annulment or reduction of year-on-year price increases of individual EIRs for the years 2021 and 2022 as a measure to reduce the financial impact of COVID-19. Read more.

  • 11. 12. 2020

    Licence contracts for the 2021-2022 period

    The National Library of Technology is smoothly closing deals with EIR providers for years 2021-2022. The EIR providers are currently presenting offers to the NLT. Read more.

  • 8. 10. 2020

    Pilot project SCOAP3 e-books

    The aim of the pilot project of the SCOAP3 for Books initiative is to make access to selected books and monographs, especially university level particle physics textbooks and textbooks from associated fields, easier through their conversion to open access. Read more.