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VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava Central Library

Electronic Resources

Electronic resources are library and learning resources available on computers. They are available remotely, via the World Wide Web.

An authorized user is any employee or student of VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava.

Login information required (username and password) is a personal identification number (i.e. tka20) and a personal password – your university account. If you need help please contact your faculty administrator.

If you have any problems accessing electronic resources or require more information about the services available contact: Pavla Rygelová external link, University Librarian.

How to access electronic resources

To access electronic journals, databases and e-books you must be a member of the University or a registered user of the Library and have a University ICT account.

On-site access

If you are at VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava campus e-resources can be accessed directly (there is no requirement to enter a username and password).

Off-site access

E-resources can be accessed off-site, allowing you to work from home or from another location. There are three methods of off-site access:

A university account should enable you to access selected databases and other electronic sources from anywhere in the world. Unified password external link, also known as LDAP/IDM/academic password, is required.

Using the Czech academic identity federation route

There are some resources that will enable you to go via To access these follow the steps outlined below:

Licence & Copyright Information

The use of all electronic resources is subject to the terms and conditions of the licence agreements made between VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava and the Service Providers.

You may print or download a reasonable quantity of information for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not systematically print or download substantial quantities, or distribute information to unauthorized third parties.

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