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Fees and Services Price List

Supplement to the Rules and Regulations of the National Library of the Czech Republic

valid as of February 1st, 2001

1. Registration fee  
a) permanent library card or its renewal  

aa)

pensioners over 70 (except for users of Scholars RR)

free

ab)

others (and all users of the Scholars RR)

100,-

b) temporary library card (for one month only)  

ba)

pensioners over 70 (except for users of Scholars RR)

free

bb)

users of Scholars RR

50,-

bc)

others

20,-

c) temporary library card, Slavonic library  
ca)

pensioners over 70

free

cb)

others  
 
  • 1 to 9 months

10,- per month
(10,- to 90,-)

 
  • 10 to 12 months

100,-

2. Fine per day for late return of library material  
a) for each volume or physical unit - regular loan

1,-

b) for each volume or physical unit - special loan

10,-

c) for each volume or physical unit - special loan - Slavonic Library

5,-

d) for each volume or physical unit - interlibrary loan

10,-

3. Fee for preparatory steps for litigation

50,-

4. Fee for library card replacement without registration  
  1st replacement

20,-

  2nd to 9th (no more replacements after the 9th one)

40,- to 180,-

5. Fine for unreported change of address

50,-

6. Administration fee for handling user caused damage

50,-

7. Fine for damage to library records

100,-

8. Deposit  
a) permanent library card (applies to non-residents)

2 000,-

b) individual loan deposit - depends on the value of the item

min. 500,-

  Deposits are made to the account of the National Library in Komerčni banka  
9. Interlibrary Loan  
a) within the Czech Republic  

aa)

loan from any library in the Czech Republic

free

ab)

photocopies from any library in the Czech Republic - every ten pages of the original or part thereof (blue voucher)

20,-

b) international interlibrary loan  

ba)

for each loan from abroad - published in Europe except for Great Britain (red voucher)

200,-

bb)

for each loan from abroad - published in Great Britain and elsewhere except for Europe (two red vouchers)

400,-

bc)

photocopy of every 5 pages of the original or part thereof (green voucher)

40,-

c) compensation for a loss of a material obtained via ILL (fees are added up)  

ca)

administration fee

100,-

cb)

compensation for damages acc. Art. 30 of the Rules and Regulations of the NL and acc. to a request of the foreign (lending) library

 

10. Annual fee for current contents services  
a) by mail

400,-

b) pick up in person

300,-

11. Reservation notification (by mail or telephone) - non-refundable

5,-

12. Photoduplication services  
a) one page, A4 format to A4 format  

aa)

self-service

2,-

ab)

by library worker according to user's instructions (service for the disabled)

2,-

ac)

by library worker from archival or rare materials according to user's instructions

5,-

b) one page, A3 format (subject to condition of the material)  

ba)

self-service

4,-

bb)

by library worker according to user's instructions (service for the disabled)

4,-

bc)

by library worker from archival or rare materials selected by a librarian according to user's specifications

10,-

c) microfilm - full frame  

ca)

negative made to order

3,60

cb)

duplicate of existing microfilm made to order

 

 
  • up to 20 frames flat fee

60,-

 
  • 21 +

2,30

d) enlargement from microfilm or microfiche  

da)

A4 format

4,50

db)

A3 format (from microfilm only)

5,50

dc)

additional charge for a micro-document cut-out

4,-

e) reproduction of a photograph (negative stays in the library)  

ea)

using negative 6x9 cm

15,-

eb)

using negative 9x12 cm

20,-

ec)

additional charge for work with archival or rare material  
 
  • minimal charge

20,-

 
  • more complicated work

50,- to 200,-

f) purchase of negative (you must report public usage)  

fa)

format 6x9 cm

22,-

fb)

format 9x12 cm

35,-

g) blow-up (reproduction of a photograph or from microfilm)  

ga)

9x12 cm

10,-

gb)

13x18 cm

14,-

gc)

18x24 cm

18,-

gd)

24x30 cm

21,50

ge)

30x40 cm

25,-

h) fee for orders by letter in case of incorrect or incomplete references  

ha)

up to 10 citations

30,-

hb)

11th and each additional citations

3,-

ch) sending copies ordered in person C.O.D.  

cha)

value up to Kč 1000,-

postage

chb)

value over Kč 1000,-

postage + 20,-

j) additional fee for incomplete order  

ja)

for each item 4,-

jb)

for each microfilm frame 6,-
k) copy of digitized material from the NL collections (database accessible at URL http://digit.nkp.cz/search.htm) , on CD  
 
  • flat charge including CD
600,-
 
  • each page (user or abbreviated format)
3,-
13. Fee for the rights to public usage of reproductions of materials from the National Archival Collection (in other instances it is necessary to make arrangements with the person in charge)  
a) one physical unit (except postcards) accepted by the user

50,-

b) retrieval of one physical unit (except postcards) even if unused

30,-

c) one postcard

20,-

14. Research Services  
a) flat fee for ordered search (paid even if the result is negative); Library Science Library does not charge this fee to librarians and other libraries

100,-

b) databases on CD-ROM's (each half hour or part thereof of librarian's time)

60,-

 
  • LISA on CD-ROM searches for librarians and libraries

free

c) Retrieval from the National Library databases  
 
  • every 20 references or part thereof

20,-

 
  • searches in database SPOJ for librarians and libraries

free

d) traditional research  

da)

for librarians and libraries in the Library Science Library

free

db)

works published in the Czech Republic, every ten references or part thereof

40,-

dc)

foreign publications, each ten references or part thereof

60,-

dd)

for 100 or more references the charges are negotiable

negotiable

e) fee for expeditious service  

ea)

computer search while-you-wait - regular price

+ 50%

eb)

traditional research up to 5 work days - regular price

+ 50%

f) Result  

fa)

on paper A4 format, one page

2,-

fb)

on 3 1/2" disk

15,-

15. Postage is charged in full

 

16. Library tours with audiovisual programme (for high school graduating classes or first year university students)  
 
  • up to 15 people
5,- per person
 
  • over 15, maximum 38 people
150,-
 
  • for librarians, library science students and libraries
free
17. Fee for issuing a certificate for export of items of cultural value

500,-

18. General rules  
a) in accordance with the law it is in some cases possible to negotiate the charge (expensive material, time demanding research, higher expenses)

negotiable

b) if the order is expected to exceed 2000 Kč there is a down payment of min. 50% of the total cost

down payment

50%

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