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History

Events in 2013

  • summer 2013 - construction of a new group study room, reconstruction of the circulation desk, reconstruction of Brown Study Room
  • summer/autumn 2013 - inventory of the book collection

Events in 2012

  • June 2012 - starting the projects SOVA and INZA21
  • September 2012 - innovated orientweek
  • autumn 2012 -  implementation of library credit courses at faculty departments as a part of projects OPVK INZA and SOVA 21

Events in 2011

  • February 2011 - we were involved in the faculty's project Inovation of study branch (Structural funds of EU - OP VaVpl)
  • June 2011 - organization of the 18th International seminar Caslin 2011
  • July 2011 - our library system was updated to a new version
  • September 2011 - new cataloque interface (linked to our website)

Events in 2010

  • the major feature of this year was "saving", we had very low budget for books, journals etc.
  • January - December 2010 - library involved into the project FRVŠ (scanned books accessible on all library PCs - "e-prezenčka")
  • June - December 2010 - inventory of all long-term loans
  • summer 2010 - our basement depository with the closed stacks collection and U3A studyroom were flooded twice
  • November 2010 - organization of Bibliotheca Academica 2010 meeting
  • in 2010 we received many book donations, total value of donations were over 400.000 CZK

Events in 2009

  • January 2009 - we took part in the project VŠKP at MU (digitalization of students theses from 2001 to 2006)
  • we received award Biblioweb - for the best library website in 2009 (users voting)
  • summer 2009 - we started using SUPO (university central money system)
  • summer 2009 - our basement storage and U3A studyroom were flooded
  • to improve our services we installed  "Helmut" - a bibliobox used for returning books, the box is situated in front of the main entrance to the library

Events in 2008

  • June 2008 - our library took part in organization of the 15th International seminar Caslin 2008
  • August 2008 - the library was involved in the project Research of information literacy
  • summer - inventory of the book collection
  • September 2008 - new library website

Events in 2007

  • January 2007 - library took part in a project of digitalization of theses at MU

Events in 2006

  • 20. 1. 2006 - update of the library system Aleph to a new version (version 16)
  • May 2006 - information literacy lessons for U3A (University of Third Age) students
  • 4. 9. 2006 - better WiFi signal coverage, new electric sockets were added to the Yellow study room
  • 25. 9. 2006 - Information literacy lessons for the first year students in the big lecture hall (Aula)
  • November 2006 - another information literacy lessons for U3A (University of Third Age) students
  • 5. 12. 2006 - new service for searching e-journals JaMM Journals

Events in 2005

  • April 2005 - access to the collection of statistic publications published by ČSÚ (Czech statistic bureau) on the library website
  • July 2005 - moving from the premises at the Faculty of Arts, Arna Nováka 1, to the new premises at Joštova 10
  • 19. 9. 2005 - oficial opening of the new premises of Faculty of social studies at Joštova 10
  • 20. 9. 2005 - provisional opening hours in the library in the new building
  • 20. 9. 2005 - fourth version of the library website
  • 20. - 21. 9. 2005 - Information literacy lessons for the first year students in the big lecture hall (Aula)
  • since 26. 9. 2005 - full opening hours in the library
  • to improve our services we bought Self-check "Karel" - used for checking-out books, the self-check is situated in front of the circulation desk in the library

Events in 2004

  • 1. 2. 2004 - new head of the library, Mgr. Jitka Manová was replaced by Mgr. Irena Šléglová
  • 9. 2. 2004 - new service - sending reminders and overdue notices by emails
  • 11. 6. 2004 - testing the new library system Aleph 500
  • summer 2004 - rearranging the library collection and changing the system of call numbers of the holdings
  • September 2004 - the new library system Aleph in full service
  • December 2004 - dean Mr. Rabušic bought and gave first e-books to the library
  • 32.750 items accessible in free access collection

Events in 2003

  • 3. 3. 2003 - application Nové knihy (New books)
  • April 2003 - third version of library website was introduced (graphic improvements, services optimalization)
  • June 2003 - application for overdue books (the list of overdue books)
  • 4. 6. - 13. 6. 2003 - video projection Social politics in European Union

Events in 2002

  • 18. 3. 2002 - library moved to the building of Faculty of Arts, Arna Nováka 1, Brno
  • 14. 5. 2002 - the opening of the library in the building of Faculty of Arts
  • 21.225  items accessible in free access collection  
  • 11. 6. 2002 - second version of the library website

Events in 2001

  • inventory of the book collection
  • 19.150  items accessible in free access collection
  • library website was launched

Events in 2000

  • project from FRVŠ fund was approved
  • the modern information workplace with complex information services was formed for the users
  • number of study places was raised to 55
  • starting the database of articles from subscribed journals
  • new service - ILL (inter-library loan) available to all library users
  • the library collection reached 17 000 items

Events in 1999

  • submission of the project "Making information collection and information sources acessible" to FRVŠ fund
  • OPAC (library cataloque) accesible to users in the library studyroom
  • test operation of ciruculation desk
  • 4.000 items accessible in free access collection  
  • automatic circulation system in full service
  • continuing the cataloguing of the library items

Events in 1998

  • October 1998 - Central library was founded
  • the library became a part of the Czech library network, received the library location number BOD 031
  • gradual moving of the library collection from Faculty of Arts to the building of Faculty of Social Studies at Gorkého 7
  • two study rooms were opened
  • thanks to the project MOLIN the computer and technical library facilities were obtained
  • starting cataloguing of items the library received from Faculty of Arts in the library system TinLib, in that time library owned only two computers
  • security system for the library collection was installed
  • in academic year 98/99 the library opened two study rooms for 34 students