UKAŽ (“the central search engine of Charles University from A to Z “) allows you to search printed, digitized, and electronic information resources available at Charles University. You can easily search for books, articles, magazines, university theses, conference materials, etc., needed for study or scientific work from one place. For more information, see here.
Except for information resources search, UKAŽ also enables:
On the eResources Portal (PEZ), you will find an overview of subscribed field-specialized databases sorted alphabetically or by faculties and fields. It is also worth mentioning recommended freely available resources (in the Open Access mode) and trial access to selected databases.
How to get from PEZ to licensed resources?
There are two ways of accessing licensed (i.e., prepaid) resources marked with the symbol of an orange locked lock in the PEZ – : Direct access and remote access.
You won’t need any login or anything else to access Open Access and freely available resources (marked as in PEZ).
A very useful addition to university tools for searching EIR can be a publicly accessible universal search engine for scientific literature. Scholar offers a simple and clear environment that you know well from the Google search engine. Many of the resources searched offer a direct link to the full text. In addition, you can link Google Scholar to the catalogs of the libraries you visit.
The easiest way to access electronic versions of university theses defended at Charles University is through the Central Search Engine UKAŽ (http://ukaz.cuni.cz/en by clicking on the link in the record of the thesis. You can search for theses in UKAŽ by entering the author, title, or keywords in the search field and filtering the results using the “Final theses” filter on the left-hand side.
If you need help with how to work with EIR, search for resources, and orient yourself in them, you can sign up for one of the seminars organized by the CU FA Library. At the seminars, you can ask about anything you need help with. Take a look at the offer of EIR seminars here. For now, all our seminars are available only in Czech.