Dear students,

the library provides in-person as well as online services. Even though the study rooms are closed at the moment,
it is still possible to pick-up pre-ordered books and return books.
More information on the opening hours, accessing the literature is here on the web or our Facebook, and in the library. 
In case of any questions contact us by e-mail

Opening hours
2021

 

Circulation desk

Mon and Wed → 12.00-16.00
Tue and Thu → 10.00-14.00
Fri - Sun → Closed    

Study rooms

Closed

News update

→ E-loans - online access to e-versions of more than 13.000 books from the MU libraries
→ E-resources - take advantage of a vast number of e-books and e-journals available at MU 
→ Take advantage of available tools Grammarly and Writefull

→ The library provides circulation services, the study rooms are closed 
→ It is possible to visit the library only for borrowing the pre-ordered books or for returning books 
→ More information on ordering books here 

→ The catalogue is available online, it enables searching for the literature in the collections of all MU libraries 
→ After log-in the user account is available and it is possible to place requests on books, renew books, etc 
→ More information here

→ Online access to more than 13.000 scanned books from MU libraries. The files are for reading online only, downloading is not possible
E-loans are accessible through the library catalogue 
→ If the book you need is not available in E-loans, contact us by e-mail. We will add the book into E-loans system as soon as possible

→ MU has access to a vast number of databases of e-books, e-journals 
→ Information on the databases, searching service Discovery MUNI, trials, and more can be found here 

  

→ Do you write scholarly texts in English and need to check the grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style?
→ Would you like to get feedback on English texts while writing in MS Word?
→ Use the available tools Grammarly (for FSS students and staff) and Writefull (FSS staff and PhD students only)
→ Further information and instructions can be found here 

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Current measures in response to COVID-19

For more information see below. Thank you.

How to order and borrow books?

→ MU students can visit the library but only for returning or checking-out pre-ordered books

→ use hand disinfectant when entering the library, wear a face mask, keep a safe distance of 2m
→ please keep all the hygiene habits of the last months, thank you

→ only the circulation desk is open at the moment: Mon and Wed 12pm-4pm, Tue and Thu 10am-2pm, Fri-Sun CLOSED
→ study rooms are CLOSED, copy machines, scanners, and printers are out of service

→ order the books you wish to check-out in the catalogue, log-in by your university number and the primary password, and “place a hold” on books
→ you can order books from closed stacks as well as from the free access collection
→ wait for the email confirming that the books are prepared for you
→ you can pick up requested books during the opening hours within 7 days after receiving the email
→ if you are not registered in the library, use the online registration

→ it is possible to check-out books that are for on-site loan only (books with red circle label) for a short time
→ during the week you can borrow up to 3 books, you have to return them the next day
→ on Thursday you can borrow up to 5 books and return them on Monday
→ these books can not be ordered through the catalogue, send us the list of the requested books by e-mail (library@fss.muni.cz), include your name and the university number in the email
→ wait for the email confirming that the books are prepared for you

→ return the books into the drop-in boxes – one is right in the lobby of the building next to the reception desk, the other one is just in front of the entrance to the library (the building is open Mon-Sat till 8 p.m.)
→ it is also possible to return books at the circulation desk during the opening hours
→ books can be returned also by mail 

Should you need any help, support or advice, please do not hesitate to contact us at the Circulation desk in the library or by e-mail library@fss.muni.cz

Address

Masaryk University
Faculty of Social Studies
Central Library
Joštova 10
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic

Contats

E-mail: library@fss.muni.cz 
Phone: +420 549 49 1984 

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