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About library

A complex librarial, bibliographic and information service: acquiring and cataloging both Czech and international medical literature, an on and off-site book loaning service, the provision of a local and international inter-library loan service, searching medical databases and linking electronic and web resources (including full text e–books and e–journals), building, updating and managing ‘The Database of Publication Activities of the Academic Staff of Charles University in Prague, Second Faculty of Medicine’; providing a photocopy and print service; running reference, promotion and publicity activities (exhibitions of both Czech and international medical literature, previews of recently acquired literature, as well as alerts on medical web sites).

Library participates in the teaching of students in all accredited study programs at the Second Faculty of Medicine

Library organizes seminars and events to support education (information literacy, effective learning, critical thinking, etc.).

Library provides support in creating e-learning courses

Location map

Department of Science Information is situated at Pavilion 7.

Opening hours

Lending books:
Mo -Th 9:00 a.m.- 04:00 p.m.
Fr 9:00 a.m.- 03:00 p.m.
Study rooms: (Journals, Books, Anatomy models)
Mo -Th 8:00 a.m.- 06:00 p.m.
Fr 8:00 a.m.- 03:00 p.m.

Contact details

Department for Scientific Information
Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Motol Univesity Hospital
V Úvalu 84, 150 06 Praha 5 – Motol
Czech Republic

Head: Mgr. Drahomíra Dvořáková

Loan services: tel: 22443 5842

Study rooms: tel. 22443 5849

Library Cards

Students of the Second Medical Faculty have access to the Library /Department of Scientific Information/ with the personal Charles University Student Card (standard version or combined with ISIC card).

The Cards are launched at the CU Card Issue Centres. For more information on Cards agenda and opening hours of the Issue Centres please check the web page.