E-Books

The Library has more than one hundred e-book titles, and the collection is constantly growing. 

The easiest way to access e-books is to search for them in the library catalog just as you would for printed books, or browse for them. If the title is available electronically, it will bear the classmark “E-book” and fulltext in the particular collection:

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

Includes 56 titles viewed online (access to each book is limited to one or two simultaneous users) and offline with the possibility of borrowing (downloading them onto a PC or e-reader for 7 days). Printing of each book is usually limited to about 60 pages. To learn more about downloading e-books to a PC with Windows operating system, see the help sheet. If downloading to another device – Mac, iPad, iPhone, etc. see the website of EBSCOhost e-book Support Center.

ScienceDirect - Handbooks in Economics  

Covers 30 titles and reference works for economics, all available online. Each Handbook presents an  accurate, self-contained survey summarizing the most recent discussions in journals, and elucidate new developments.

Gale eBooks  

Covers a selection of encyclopedias online from Gale Virtual Reference Library.

ProQuest Ebook Central

Successor of ebrary platform, covering thousands of ebooks divided into subject databases - e.g. business & economics, history & political science, social science etc. Includes also titles published by Charles University's publisher, Karolinum.
                            Titles in E-books Portal


E-books Copyright allows you to copy reasonable amounts of a copyrighted work for non-commercial private study or research. Copyright terms need to be observedand where the law does not specify how much you are allowed to copy, it is recommended that you not copy more than 10% of a single work for these purposes.

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