Loan rules – Resume

The Loan Rules is an obligatory document that sets up discretions and duties for all users of services provided by Institute of Scientific Information.

Library of the Institute of the Scientific Information
1st Faculty of Medicine of the Charles University
and
General University Hospital in Prague

The library offers the access to scientific monographies, textbooks, journals, videotapes, grey literature, CD-ROMs and electronic resources (databases, e-books and e-journals).

The library provides loan services, bibliographic, reprographic, search, reference, consultation and electronic services.

User Registration

The conditions for a registration are very simple – personal visit, valid ID (passport and student card), filling up the registration form and signing up the User’s declaration, that covenants the user to follow the library regulations and that the user agrees with automated system of services.

The registration of users is for 1 year from the day of registration. It is necessary to extend the registration each year.

The personal information is processed manual and in the automated system.

Library Card

The library uses students or employees UK Card as a library card.

Users without a relationship to the Charles university use personalized CU card for public users.

In the case of loss or damage it is user’s duty to inform the library to avoid abuse of the library card.

Loan services

The library offers in-library services, outside loans and interlibrary loan services.

In-library services – the collection of books and serials from the study room.

Outside loans – monographies, textbooks, CD-ROMs and videotapes are available for outside loan.

All borrowings are filed in automated system. User agrees with automated way of lending documents.

Users prove identity with a library card (Charles university student card, Charles university employee card, other types of cards).

It is users responsibility to follow the loan period of borrowings and to return the books on time. Otherwise thy system charge them penalties for delay.

The system sends 2 overdue notices. If the user doesn’t return the documents after the 2nd notice the library will prosecute its properties. The user will be obliged to pay all court costs.

Borrowings that are not overdue or reserved by other user are possible to be extended up to the top limit of extension – throug electronical access to a personal account, in person, by e-mail.

The service is not available if the user has debts to the library.

User can have just one exemplar from a title. It is possible to reserve a book. The process is electronical through online catalogue and personal account.

In the case of loss or damage of a document the user is duty bound to recompense it. Ways of compensation are following:

  • same title same edition
  • same title different edition – up to needs of the library
  • title in the same price – up to needs of the library

Interlibrary loan service – the library offers to mediate a document from other libraries in the Czech republic, event. from abroad.

Search service and access to e-resources

The search services are provided by Documentographic department. The service is available to registered users with valid library card (Charles university employee card, other types of cards)

Electronic information resources are available only for user’s own needs and non-commercial purposes.

User is obligated to respect Copyright Act and other regulations. Misusage of data and information punishable.

The remote access to electronic information resources is possible for students and employees of the Charles University (Charles university student card, Charles university employee card is necessary).

Self-service copying and printing

There is self-service system of copying and printing at 1. LF UK. The service is based on SafeQ system. The photocopiers and printers are situated in the Library of 1. LF.

 

User’s Categories

User’s categories – Institute of Scientific Information, 1st Faculty of Medicine CU and General Teaching Hospital

library card – Student’s Card (CU Card)
Document category Num. of loans Loan period Reveal up to Overdue fee
regular loan 30 30 days 90 days 3 CZK
study loan 30 150 days 300 days 3 CZK
grant loan 30 365 days 3 years 3 CZK
library card – Employee Card (CU Card)
Document category Num. of loans Loan period Reveal up to Overdue fee
regular loan 30 30 days 90 days 3 CZK
study loan 30 150 days 300 days 3 CZK
grant loan 999 365 days 3 years 3 CZK
library card – personalized CU Card for public users
Document category Num. of loans Loan period Reveal up to Overdue fee
regular loan 30 30 days 90 days 3 CZK
study loan 30 150 days 300 days 3 CZK
grant loan 999 365 days 3 years 3 CZK
library card – Student’s card or Employee Card (CU Cards)
Document category Num. of loans Loan period Reveal up to Overdue fee
regular loan 15 30 days 90 days 3 CZK
study loan 15 30 days 60 days 3 CZK
library card – Intership CU Card
Document category Num. of loans Loan period Reveal up to Overdue fee
regular loan 10 30 days 60 days 3 CZK
study loan 10 30 days 60 days 3 CZK
library card – personalized CU Card for public users
Document category Num. of loans Loan period Reveal up to Overdue fee
regular loan 10 30 days 60 days 3 CZK
study loan 10 30 days 60 days 3 CZK

 

Fees and Pricelist

Pricelist – Institute for Scientific Information
1st Faculty of Medicine CU and the General University Hospital in Prague (tax included)

Loss of CU Card
 Personalized CU Card

  • user manages the reissue in Issue center
More information

 

Interlibrary Loan Service (ILS)
 Category A-F according to billing of the supplying library

 

Overdue fee
 1 item (regular or study loan) 3 CZK / day
 expired reservation 30 CZK / book

 

Other penalties
 loss or damage of the barcode of a document  10 CZK
 dunning letter  40 / 60 CZK
 letter before action 150 CZK

 


The Library Rules of the Charles University

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