VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava Central Library Library and Loan Rules



Fines and Fees

Registration and issuance of a user's card

Registration of all internal users and users in the external-student and external-graduate categories

free of charge

Issuing a chip card for external-student, external user and external-foreign user

CZK 40,00

Annual registration fee for external user and external-foreign user

CZK 100,00

Deposit for lending an anonymous chip card entitling to one-time entry into the VŠB-TUO Central Library

CZK 40,00

Replacement of the library card ( at loss or damage )

CZK 80,00

Booking fee

In the event that the booked document is not collected, the fee will be credited to the user’s account.

For each document booked

CZK 5,00

Contractual penalties

Contractual penalty for sending the Call with a return receipt (per item):

CZK 50,00

Contractual penalty for exceeding the loan period of out-of-library loans for each commenced 21 calendar days exceeding the loan period (per item)

CZK 20,00

Contractual penalty for exceeding the loan period for loans from the reading room and loans from the departmental library for each commenced day exceeding the loan period (per item)

CZK 20,00

Recovery by legal action

according to the amount of the costs involved

Contractual penalty for failure to return each borrowed document

financial compensation in the amount of the purchase price of the document

Losses and refunds

The Director of the Central Library decides on the method of compensation according to the Library and Lending Rules (see Article VI of the Library and Lending Rules).

Overhead costs associated with administrative handling of the non-returned document (for each lost or non-returned and replaced document)

CZK 20,00

Interlibrary Service

Only for categories external user, external-graduate, external-student and external-foreign user

For copies provided within national interlibrary loan services

reimbursement of costs according to the price list of the library which provided the copies

International Interlibrary Loan Service

Reimbursement of costs in full according to the price list of the providing library

Fees for copies with attendance

Reprographic services

Only copies from documents from the VŠB-TUO Central Library collection are made on attended copiers. Copies made can be in A3 or A4 format, only one-sided. The applicant may request to reduce or enlarge the original in accordance with the copier options. The resulting financial amount for the copies made on attended copier and prints is rounded up to the whole crown. In the case of copier where copying and printing is realized through SafeQ, it is not possible to pay for copies and prints in cash.

1 copy of A4 format

CZK 1,50

1 copy of A3 format

CZK 3,00

Fees for using printers

printing 1 sheet of A4 format one-sided

CZK 2,50

printing 1 sheet of A4 format on both sides

CZK 5,00

Fees and contractual penalties for lending electronic devices

Fees and contractual penalties for lending electronic devices free of charge
Lending an electronic device free of charge
Contractual penalty for exceeding the borrowing period per each commenced day exceeding the loan period CZK 20,00
Contractual penalty for non-returned or non-functional item of electronic device accessories CZK 300,00/item
Contractual penalty for non-refundable or non-functional electronic device compensation in the amount of the acquisition cost of the original electronic device