hlavní stránka   Centre of Scientific Information  (Library), Institute of Physiology CAS

  Basic information about using e-resources
  • The Library provides access to a wide range of electronic resources.
  • Some e-resources are freely available, but many are only available through subscriptions (licensed e-resources).
  • Access to licensed e-resources is restricted to authorized users  = registered users.
  • Users need to use EZproxy server for access to paid resources.

E-resources are available via EZProxy server Library

nahoru Electronic resources available from the Library web site are licensed for non-commercial use by authorized users.
It is important that users read and respect 
Conditions of Use and Licensing Restrictions for Electronic Resources before accessing licensed e-resources through EZProxy server.
  Authorized users are:
  1. staff of institute - internal users  - of the computers in the library or through the institute´s network - all computers in the institute or off-institute access (username and password)
  2. public users - external users  - of the computers in the library (only)
  3. other Czech libraries  - by Interlibrary lending service  (in compliance with licenses agreement, printed copies)
Access - authentication
  • if you are on institute, your computer address (IP address) will be recognized automatically, and you will have direct access
    • = authentication by a computer IP address
  • to access from off-institute (= remote access), username and password required
    • = authentication by the username and password (the same as access to your work e-mail at the institute)
    • off-institute (remote) access is restricted to internal users of the Library
  Notice: it is not necessary to use a proxy server for open (free) resources. 
  For assistance using e-resources or questions contact us.

nahoru Conditions of Use and Licensing Restrictions for Electronic Resources
  • The Library subscribes to thousands of electronic journals, books and other databases for use by authorized users .
  • The terms and conditions for using these resources are set out in electronic resource license agreements with each publisher. It is the responsibility of individual users to ensure that their use of electronic resources does not breach the terms and conditions specified in the license agreements.
  • In addition, use of electronic resources must be in compliance with the network rules and related standards.
  • Users can use all data acquired in this way for their own needs only and in accordance with Law No. 121/2000 Coll. of 7 April 2000 on Copyright, Rights Related to Copyright and on the Amendment of Certain Laws (Copyright Act).
Licenses varies from publisher to publisher, the general principles are:

  • viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving a copy of search results
  • viewing, downloading, copying, printing and saving individual articles
  • using e-resources for scholarly, educational or scientific research, teaching and private study
  • sending a copy of an article to another authorized users
  Not Permitted
  • use of robots or intelligent agents to do systematic, bulk or automatic downloading
  • systematic downloading or printing of entire journal issues or volumes, or large portions of other e-resources
  • using e-resources for commercial gain (i.e. reselling, redistributing or republishing licensed content)
  • transmitting, disseminating or otherwise making online content available to unauthorized users (i.e. sending to mailing lists or electronic bulletin boards)
   Extended terms and conditions - Full licenses for many publishers, specifying all the terms and conditions, are available at publisher websites. 


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