Excerpts from the Lending Code of the SVI UK FSV

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1. Registration and fees

During the registration process, students of the FSS CU submit their Student’s Card along with a filled-in coupon for a given year. The staff of Charles University submits their Employee Card.

 Registration period can be changed depending on withdrawal or suspension of the study period, or terminating or shortening the employment period.  

user registration period fees

students

until the end of the academic year plus one month, i.e., till October 31

free of charge

trainees

until the end of their stay

free of charge

staff

5 years 

free of charge

users from CU

1 year since their registration

free of charge

external users

1 year since their registration

free of charge

visitors without a library card

 

10 CZK per day; 50 CZK per 14 days; 150 CZK per year; ordering an item from depositories: 100 CZK

  

2. Loans

Loans from the FSS depository can be realized in these modes: 

mode of loan types of documents notes

In-house loans – in the Reading Room only.

a) newspapers, magazines, and journals; b) books found in just one or two exemplars; c) dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference literature.

 

In-house loans with a special handling – in the Reading Room only.

a) bachelor, diploma and dissertation theses (not published); b) old prints (published before 1850); c) newspapers published before 1920; d) archival-quality books.

When borrowing a valuable book, readers may be asked to pay a (refundable) deposit.

Outside loans – can be taken home.

Labeled as Regular loan I, Regular loan II, Regular loan III and Short term loan

The reader can take home maximally 7 books.

 

Interlibrary loan service

If an item is not available in the library collection.

A fee applies to international loan services, see below.

Fees for using Interlibrary Service  

sending of the requested loans via (International) Interlibrary Loan Service fees delivery time

Czech Republic

free of charge or the postage price

two to six weeks

Europe

250 CZK

6 weeks to 3 months

overseas (incl. UK)

450 CZK

6 weeks to 3 months

The documents held by the library are labeled according to their statuses:  

Status Can the item be taken home? Cant the item be ordered via catalogue?

Regular loan I

ok

ok

Regular loan II

ok

no

In house loan

no

no

Study loan

no

ok

Strictly pres.

no

ok

 

 

· External readers can study in the Reading Room only.

· Students who terminate or suspend their studies or enroll for next year are obliged to return all the loaned items.

· Users shall not use information from printed or electronic sources otherwise than for their private usage in accordance with the copyright law.

 

Loan periods and fines

The loan period for documents labeled as Regular loan I, Regular loan II  is 30 days for students and 60 days for teachers. The period for Regular loan I and Regular loan II can be extended up to twice, if nobody else asks for the same document.

 

Fines for overdue loans

overdue loans fines – students fines - teachers

items labeled as Regular loan I, Regular loan II 

5 CZK per day

2 CZK per day

in-house items

50 CZK per day

10 CZK per day

Outside loans of special devices

 (e.g., e-readers)

100 CZK per day

25 CZK per day

 

The amount applies to every single loaned item. If the reader does not return the loan, legal actions will have to be taken. Should the reader refuse to pay the fine, s/he can be deprived of the right to use the library services until the case is settled. The head of the library determines such a case.

 

Loss of items

The users are obliged to report the lost items immediately. The library may ask the user to replace the item or to pay the sum equivalent to its acquisition price or more in case of older publication. The reader is obliged to compensate the loss in 30 days.

 

3. Print at the FSS

Users can get documents printed either by using self-service or by the library staff.

Self-service printing is paid: A4 black & white one-sided print costs 1, 50 CZK.

Printing on demand is paid for students and free for teachers. 

Printed copies from sources with limited access (e.g., diploma theses up to 10 pages, digital library, electronic books, or copy/print of an ordered research)

A4 black & white single sided

2 CZK

A3 black & white single sided

4 CZK

A4 black & white double sided

4 CZK

 A3black & white double sided

8 CZK

Printed copies from valuable documents (before 1920)

A4 black & white single sided

5 CZK

A4 color single sided

9 CZK

A3 black & white single sided

10 CZK

A3 color single sided

19 CZK

Digital copies made by a large format scanner (data carriers not provided; only documents not protected by the copyright law

one side

5 CZK

Printed copies made by a large format scanner (e.g., from a bounded newspaper)

A4 black & white single sided

7 CZK

A4 color single sided

9 CZK

A3 black & white single sided

9 CZK

A3 color single sided

18 CZK