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External databases and information sources

In the study room of the CGS library access is provided to fulltext databases that are recognized world-wide (Science Direct, SpringerLink, Wiley Interscience, Blackwell, GeoscienceWorld ) as well as bibliographical databases (Web of Knowledge, Scopus, Georef and Geobase, Environment Complete). These databases have been made accessible under the terms of the project CzechELib. The library provides remote access for the staff of CGS. On this page can be found the externally licensed and free electronic information sources that are available.

Registered users of the CGS library are given access to licensed sources on condition that they are used only for personal study and research using the procedures and tools approved. When working with licensed sources, the use of other robots or automatic downloading programs it is not allowed.

CzechELib Consorcium

You can find more information about CzechElib on its website.


Licensed full-text and citation databases

Science Direct


Wiley - Blackwell


This database enables access to full-text geological periodicals issued by different publishers in Europe, Canada and the United States.

Web of Knowledge



Open access databases

Google Scholar

Search engine for professional papers based on the entry of key words

Geoscience e-Journals

Geoscience publications with free electronic access, 54 titles at present


Electronic library and search engine dedicated to literature about informatics

Directory of Open Access Journals

Portal with other freely available magazines (more than 2,500 titles).

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