List of Databases available to TBU patrons

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We have access to 109 databases

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he Archive of Fine Arts collects materials on contemporary arts, primarily Czech and Slovak visual arts, and today probably represents the biggest such specialised collection. The processing of documents and information is developed, implemented and operated on the freely accessible database system - abART. abART is a relational database, based on the atomization of input data (reduced to further indivisible units) and their versatile connection.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Academic Search Complete is a technical multidisciplinary full-text database of periodicals, monographies, conference directories, news and videos and other publications, available on the EBSCOhost platform. It includes over 8,800 periodicals, mostly peer-reviewed and indexed in the Web of Science and Scopus databases. It covers all the major areas of science and research.

ACS Journals

ACS is a full-text database of the chemical journals published by the American Chemical Society since 1879. It contains more than 55 journal titles with some renown in the industry. The journals contained in the ACS database are the best in the seven basic chemical categories and in further eight categories rated by the Thomson Reuters impact factor. TBU Library has access to 25 journals.


AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access), a database produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL), consists of two subsets of records. The first contains citations for journal articles that include abstracts. The second consists of bibliographic records describing monographs, serials, audiovisual materials and online content from around the world. AGRICOLA includes but is not limited to resources available in the library. The database contains 5,200,000+ records and includes printed works from as far back as the 15th century.


AGRIS is the international information system for the agricultural sciences and technology. It was created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 1974, to facilitate information exchange and to bring together world literature dealing with all aspects of agriculture. AGRIS is a cooperative system in which participating countries input references to the literature produced within their boundaries and, in return, draw on the information provided by the other participants. To date, 240 national, international and intergovernmental centers participate.

AIP Publishing: Physics of Fluids

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). Our portfolio comprises highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including a growing portfolio of Open Access titles, that cover all areas of the physical sciences. Through this platform, the library made journals available: Physics of Fluids.

AIP Publishing: Physics of Plasmas

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). Our portfolio comprises highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including a growing portfolio of Open Access titles, that cover all areas of the physical sciences. Through this platform, the library made journals available: Physics of Plasmas.

AIP Publishing: The Journal of Rheology

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP). Our portfolio comprises highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including a growing portfolio of Open Access titles, that cover all areas of the physical sciences. Through this platform, the library made journals available: The Journal of Rheology.


arXiv is a free distribution service and an open-access archive for 1,721,117 scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics. Materials on this site are not peer-reviewed by arXiv.

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Baťovské noviny (Kramerius)

The TBU Library makes the digitized Baťa newspaper available to you. It is a newspaper published in 1918–1945 by the Baťa company in Zlín. The František Bartoš Regional Library in Zlín in cooperation with the Museum of South-East Moravia in Zlín and the State District Archive in Zlín are objected to in digital form.


A legal information system which provides access to legislation, case law periodic and non-periodic literature on Czech law published by the C.H.Beck publishing house. It also includes interesting literature from other publishers, either as full text or annotations.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central (BMC) provides access to a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals in Biology, Clinical Medicine and Health.

BioOne Open Access

BioOne provides a unique aggregation of high-impact bioscience research journals, featuring timely content on a wide-array of today’s most pressing topics, including global warming, stem cell research, ecological and biodiversity conservation.


bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.

BIOSIS Citation Index (Web of Science)

BIOSIS Citation Index is the world’s most comprehensive reference database for research in the natural sciences. It contains bibliographic records of papers, proceedings, books and research reports, including citation links. It includes traditional areas of biology like botany, zoology, and microbiology. Related and interdisciplinary fields such as agriculture, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomedical, biophysics, biotechnology, ecology, medicine, and pharmacology are also covered.

Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts

Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts combines visual inspiration with practical advice on everything from idea generation and research techniques to portfolio development – making this the ultimate guide to a visual arts education. Browse content from over 170 eBooks by discipline of interest, including Design and Illustration, Fashion and Textiles, Photography, Film and Media, Architecture and Interiors, Marketing and advertising.


The Bookport service from Grada Publishing provides access to several thousand Czech e-books in professional literature from ten Czech publishers (Grada, Portal, Prah, Galen, Jota, Munipress, Karolinum, Čas, Vyšehrad and others). You can read the e-books on your computer through a web browser both online and offline. Readers using a tablet or mobile phone can download the Android and iOS app. Bookport also offers other exciting features for readers, such as automatically syncing reading on your device, creating your own book collection, highlighting text, inserting and sharing notes.

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Cabell's Journal Whitelists & Blacklist

It is a database of predatory journals and publishers. Included are two lists, Whitelist and Blacklist. The Blacklist: This is a universal list of predatory journals for all scientific disciplines. Each journal is judged according to 60 criteria. There is also a list of journals that are not part of the blacklist, but are currently in the process of assessment (they show certain predatory traits). The Whitelist: There are lists of journals that are recommended for publication. For each journal, several data are available, such as the degree of acceptance of manuscripts, the average time of the review procedure, the Impact Factor, etc. These whitelists are divided into thematic sets. TBU has prepaid the Computer Science set.


The Central European Journal Of Social Sciences And Humanities (CEJSH) is a database publishing English abstracts and selectively full-texts of articles and reviews that appear mostly in national languages in scientific journals devoted to social sciences and humanities in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic as well as in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine.


ChemicalRegister is a comprehensive online reference database of suppliers of products and services used in the chemical industries.


ChemRxiv is the open access preprint archive for chemistry. Announced in 2016, ChemRxiv is operated by the American Chemical Society, and is a joint venture with the Royal Society of Chemistry, the German Chemical Society, Chinese Chemical Society and the Chemical Society of Japan.


ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast access to millions structures, properties, and associated information. By integrating and linking compounds from hundreds of high-quality data sources, ChemSpider enables researchers to discover the most comprehensive view of freely available chemical data from a single online search.


CiteSeerx is an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that has focused primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerx aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge. Rather than creating just another digital library, CiteSeerx attempts to provide resources such as algorithms, data, metadata, services, techniques, and software that can be used to promote other digital libraries. CiteSeerx has developed new methods and algorithms to index PostScript and PDF research articles on the Web. Citeseerx provides the following features.


CogPrints is a free, full-text e-print archive of published, peer-reviewed journal postprints plus prepublication unrefereed preprints in the cognitive sciences, covering psychology, behavioral biology, computer science, linguistics, philosophy and related disciplines.

Coronavirus Research Database

The fulltext Coronavirus Research Database provides relevant scientific literature on new coronavirus (COVID-19), covering all aspects of COVID-19 and related infectious diseases (MERS, SARS). The content continues to expand as new publications and information appear.

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ČSN online

ČSN online makes available an electronic version of ČSN standards with a monthly update. The database is accessible from the marked computer on the 3rd floor of the library. Remote access to the ČSN online database for TBU has been in operation since May 2021. In order to be able to read the standards, it is necessary to install Adobe Acrobat Reader ver. 8 or later + FileOpen plugin. PDF files can be viewed only, printing is not possible.

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Current Contents Connect (Web of Science)

Current Contents Connect contains bibliographic data and the contents and abstracts of specialist journals and books currently published and selected webpages and documents. It provides an overview of the literature currently published on selected topics.

Czech Digital Mathematics Library (DML-CZ)

The Czech Digital Mathematics Library (DML-CZ) has been developed in order to preserve in a digital form the content of major part of mathematical literature that has ever been published in the Czech lands, and to provide a free access to the digital content and bibliographical data.

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DART-European E-theses Portal

DART-Europe is a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. The DART-Europe E-Theses Portal is a discovery service for full text, open access research theses awarded by European Universities.

Data Citation Index (Web of Science)

Data Citation Index provides access to research data from international data repositories. Data are connected with the scientific literature.

De Gruyter eBooks and eJournals

Selected electronic books published by Walter de Gruyter. The database provides access to more than 100 books. Additional books (more than 2,000) are available in open access mode.


DEPATISnet offers you the opportunity to carry out searches in the DPMA's electronic document archive online and free of charge. It includes more than 100 million patent publications from around the world. DEPATISnet is particularly suited to state-of-the-art and freedom-to-operate searches.

Derwent Innovations Index (Web of Science)

Derwent Innovations Index allows quick and easy searching of patents in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Database covers over 14.3 million basic inventions from 40 worldwide patent-issuing authorities.

Digitální knihovna závěrečných prací UTB

Digital Library of theses from TBU in Zlín.

Digizeitschriften Open Access

The multidisciplinary collection of German scientific journals available in open access mode in the DigiZeitschriften database.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

A searchable index of academic, peer-reviewed books that have been published under an Open Access license. Includes links to the full-text books on the publishers' websites. Publishers must meet the requirements for Open Access and peer review in order to have their books indexed in DOAB. 29537 Academic peer-reviewed books from 389 publishers

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals is a community-curated online database that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. The most of them is searchable at article level. There are now 15 000 journals in the directory. Currently 12 000 journals are searchable at article level.

Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD)

The Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD) provides a free access to a subset of the ISSN Register. This subset comprises bibliographic records which describe scholarly resources in Open Access which have been assigned an ISSN by the ISSN Network : journals, conference proceedings and academic repositories. The bibliographic records have been enriched by metadata about the coverage of the resources by indexing, abstracting, citation databases, registries and journals indicators.

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eBook Collection (EBSCO)

The eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) contains a large selection of ebook titles (over 4,000 books) representing a broad range of academic subjects, including arts and humanities, business, literature, social sciences, sciences, and technology. Books range in audience level from basic introductory texts to scholarly monographs.


EBSCOhost databases are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users. EBSCOhost is a database that includes full-text articles and abstracts of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.

EBSCO eBooks Open Access Monograph Collection

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is releasing a new e-book collection containing thousands of high-quality open access (OA) e-books from the world’s most trusted university presses and scholarly publishers. The EBSCO eBooks™ Open Access Monograph Collection is DRM-free and available at no cost on the EBSCOhost® platform and easily discoverable via EBSCO Discovery Service. The EBSCO eBooks Open Access Monograph Collection was created in collaboration with university presses and scholarly OA publishers such as University of Michigan Press, Taylor & Francis and Temple University Press to provide libraries and end users with choice and access to a large selection of discoverable content, which will continue to grow by the thousands. With the collection, libraries gain access to all current and future OA e-books with DRM-free access on the EBSCO platform, providing a consistent user experience with other e-books in the library’s collection.

EBSCO Open Dissertations

EBSCO Open Dissertations is a free database with records for thousands of electronic theses and dissertations from around the world. The database includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations.


EcoMonitor project provides access to the database of Czech news and articles from the field of environmental studies. The database is updated on daily basis.

Emerald (Management eJournals)

The Emerald Managements eJournals, which contains over 200 current journals including Business management, Accounting and Finance, Public Management, Education Management, Marketing, etc. Key facts: Over 154,000 articles by the end of 2021.

Emerald (Social Science eBook Collection & Business Management & Economics eBook Collection)

The database provides access to 3 thousand. e-books, proceedings and ongoing publications. Exactly 85% of titles are indexed in the Book Citation Index or in the Scopus database. Thematically, resources focused mainly on economics, management, marketing, but also on other social science and technical disciplines are exhausted.

Emerald Journals & Books

A powerful business research tool that provides critical information when it is most needed. Subject coverage spans a spectrum of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering, applied science and technology titles.


ENVIROnetBASE is a bibliographic database focused on environment, ecology, Earth sciences, environmentalism and all related disciplines, i.e. health, law, toxicology, etc. It contains full-texts of monographs and reference books.


The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a digital library of education-related resources. Currently over 650,000 records are from scholarly journals, more than 225,000 records are from reports, conference proceedings, and the like, and reference works in excess of 14,000 records. Many of these records contain links to the ERIC full-text documents, but the user can also access full-text from the publisher when available or use the library's linked full-text resources when available.


ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities) is the most important and prestigious reference index in the European Union when it comes to international quality and impact accreditation for scientific journals in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences.


esp@cenet contains all the patent documentation available to EPO examiners and the latest patent applications from all the EPO member states.


EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses. here are approximately 500,000 records relating to theses awarded by over 120 institutions. Around 260,000 of these also provide access to the full text thesis, either via download from the EThOS database or via links to the institution’s own repository. Of the remaining 220,000 records dating back to at least 1800, three quarters are available to be ordered for scanning through the EThOS digitisation-on-demand facility.


The EUR-Lex portal provides access to legal documents related to the European Union. The website includes collections containing international treaties, legislation in force, consolidated legislation, drafts, case law and parliamentary interpretations. As regards the EU law, you can find summaries of EU legislation, the basics of the EU law, legislative technique, statistics on EU legislation and much more. The Official Journal (OJ) of the European Union is also published on Eur-Lex.

European Digital Mathematics Library (EuDML)

The EuDML is a European digital library of the mathematics journals. The EuDML provides integrated access to the electronic publications and the repositories of the participating institutions.


Eurostat data contain many indicators (short-term, structural, theme-specific and others) on the EU and the euro area, the Member States and their partners.

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FOODnetBASE is a collection of food e-books published by CRC Press. Themed books cover the areas of: food safety, production regulation, quality assurance, packaging, biotechnology, food research.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.


EBSCO proudly offers GreenFILE, a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

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Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Hindawi is a commercial publisher of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) literature. Founded in 1997, it currently publishes more than 230 peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as a number of scholarly monographs, with an annual output of roughly 20,000 articles each year. In 2021, Hindawi was purchased by John Wiley & Sons

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ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) maintains a data archive of thousands files from research in the social sciences. It hosts specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

IEEE Xplore

IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) contains almost one-third of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science. The IEL database features over 3 million documents, contained mainly in 188 journals from the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) publishing, in more than 30 journals from the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publishing and directories from over 1,700 conferences. In addition, you can find here more than 3,800 approved and published IEEE standards in the key technology fields.

IGI Global

IGI Global is a leading international academic publisher committed to facilitating the discovery of pioneering research that enhances and expands the body of knowledge available to the research community. IGI Global disseminates quality content across 350+ topics in 11 core subject areas. All of these publications have been contributed by over 100,000+ industry-leading researchers and experts worldwide, ensuring that each title contains the most emerging and timeliest research.


IOPscience offers online access to all the journal by IOP Publishing. The CzechELib provides access to selection of journals from science, technology and medicine, including a reputable publications from the Journal of Physics. With a portfolio including journals, books, conference proceedings and science news resources, we focus on physics, materials science, biosciences, astronomy and astrophysics, environmental sciences, mathematics and education. Prestigious journals within the ECS Digital Library are also available on the IOP platform. ECS Digital Library on IOPscience, making over 160,000 scientific articles and abstracts free and accessible to everyone.

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Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) offers critical and objective evaluations and includes quantifiable statistical information based on citation data. By compiling cited references, JCR helps to measure research influence and impact at the journal and category levels and shows the relationship between citing and cited journals.


JSTOR archival journal collections include more than 2,000 journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. JSTOR offers 15 Arts & Sciences collections that span 60 disciplines, and the Life Science Collection comprises more than 160 journals in the field sciences, and broad coverage of the health sciences. The JSTOR Essential Collection features foundational content in the humanities and social sciences

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Knovel database includes e-books, reference books, encyclopedias and other reference materials for a wide range of technical sciences. Books in the databases were published by more than 100 publishers. Among them we can find major producers of professional information such as McGraw-Hill, Wiley, Elsevier and more. Above the classical work with documents, it offers variety of useful add-ons including search for materials and tool for solving engineering equations. Users can create their own equations or choose from a database of ready to use equations for different situations.

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Lecture Notes in Mathematics

Lecture Notes in Mathematics from SpringerLink is a book series focused on all areas of mathematics, including research monographs, as well as lectures and summer schools.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)

Database Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) provides an index of more than 560 major periodicals, nearly 50 top periodicals and approximately 125 selected periodicals, including books, research reports and proceedings. Database subjects includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information search, information management and more. Time coverage dates back to the mid-sixties.

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MEDLINE is a leading bibliographic database in medicine and related sciences created by the US National Library of Medicine. It indexes content from journals published in thirty languages and a selection of relevant documents from newspapers, magazines and news bulletins. The branch thesaurus Medical Subject Headings and CAS registry numbers of chemical substances can be used for search purposes. MEDLINE is the U.S. Only through Web of Science are you able to access MEDLINE with the added value of citation data and the ability to simultaneously search content in Web of Science Core Collection™, FSTA, CAB Abstracts, and BIOSIS™ products.​


The bibliographic database Medvik contains medical and healthy publications published in Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic or written by Czech authors since 1947. The database also includes bibliographic records to Slovakian medical publications published until 1996.

Merck Manuals

The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.

MIT Press E-Books

The library offers online access to nearly 500 titles in fields including computer science, artificial intelligence, information theory, computer programming, information technology, and electrical engineering, broadening the research available to your organization in one platform.

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Národní digitální knihovna DNNT

The Digital Library includes several million digitised pages of monographs and periodicals from the collections of the National Library of the CR (NL), which have been digitised within the National Digital Library Project. Documents are made available in Kramerius 5. The Digital Library also contains documents digitised within the previous projects and accessed in the lower version of Kramerius 3, which is not further developed. Users can nevertheless continue to use it.

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) is an international organization dedicated to promoting the adoption, creation, use, dissemination, and preservation of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). We support electronic publishing and open access to scholarship in order to enhance the sharing of knowledge worldwide. Our website includes resources for university administrators, librarians, faculty, students, and the general public. Topics include how to find, create, and preserve ETDs; how to set up an ETD program; legal and technical questions; and the latest news and research in the ETD community.


NRGL provides central access to information on grey literature produced in the Czech Republic in the fields of science, research and education.

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OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources. is a freely accessible OCLC site for searching the millions of OAIster records alone. The records will continue to be indexed in OCLC's WorldCat, and will be integrated in search results along with records from thousands of libraries worldwide. They also will continue to be included in WorldCat Local and WorldCat Local "quick start" search results, and will continue to be available via other OCLC Discovery services.

OAPEN Online Library

OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) is a collaborative initiative to develop and implement a sustainable Open Access publication model for academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The OAPEN Library aims to improve the visibility and usability of high quality academic research by aggregating peer reviewed Open Access publications from across Europe.

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). OECD iLibrary presents all content so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters in any available format: PDF, WEB, XLS, DATA, ePUB, READ.

Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 5,330,227 theses and dissertations.

Open Research Library

The Open Research Library (ORL) is planned to include all Open Access book content worldwide on one platform for user-friendly discovery, offering a seamless experience navigating more than 20,000 Open Access books. This vital infrastructure is slated to comprise the most comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed Open Access books accessible for everyone. Libraries investing in the Open Research Library contribute to the development of a dedicated infrastructure for the global research community, while participating libraries have the opportunity to benefit from a set of exclusive services.

OSF preprints

OSF Preprints uses SHARE to aggregate search results from a variety of other preprint providers such as arXiv, bioRxiv, PeerJ, CogPrints and others. Over a million preprints are indexed and can be searched by author or keywords, or filtered by subject, preprint server, and most recent contributions. Preprint contributors are encouraged to provide supplemental data and materials, if available. If the preprint is associated with an existing OSF project, that project is linked for further exploration.

Oxford Journals HSS Collection

As a major international publisher of academic and research journals, Oxford Journals publishes and develops titles in partnership with the world's most prestigious learned societies. Our goal is to bring high quality research to the widest possible audience. The collection Oxford Journals - Humanities and Social Science (HSS) includes 185 titles of journals published by Oxford University Press.

Oxford Scholarship Online (Linguistics)

Provides access to more fifty of key Linguistics titles. Benefit from a powerful search tool, author-written chapter summaries, extensive hyperlinked footnotes, and more. Clear and easy navigation - every book has a home page providing structured access to the full text, as well as full bibliographic information, and links to related content. Regularly updated with the latest books published by Oxford University Press

Oxford Scholarship Online (Psychology)

The Oxford Psychology Series is the premier international psychology series, which has seen the publication of many classic psychology titles over the past twenty years. Benefit from a powerful search tool, author-written chapter summaries, extensive hyperlinked footnotes, and moreClear and easy navigation - every book has a home page providing structured access to the full text, as well as full bibliographic information, and links to related content

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Using PATENTSCOPE you can search 95 million patent documents including 4.0 million published international patent applications (PCT).

Peter Lang eBooks

Peter Lang's platform offers a selection of more than 1,700 titles published mainly in the arts, humanities and social sciences. The books are available in pdf and epub formats and it is possible to search in the e-book, download chapters, or the entire book.

Portál e-časopisů UTB

The collection of eJournals, which are included in library catalogue of TBU Library. All e-journals are in one place here.

Portál e-knih UTB

The collection of eBooks, which are included in library catalogue of TBU Library. All e-books are in one place here.

ProQuest Central

ProQuest Central is the largest, multidisciplinary, full-text database available in the market today. ProQuest Central brings together many of our most used databases to create the most comprehensive, diverse, and relevant multidisciplinary research database available. It provides access to databases across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, arts and humanities, education, science and technology, and religion. The collection includes thousands of full-text scholarly journals, trade and professional titles, newspapers, magazines, dissertations, working papers, case studies, and market reports all together on a powerful, user-friendly platform: 30 databases; 160 subject areas; 25 000 periodical titles.


PubChem is an open chemistry database. The system is maintained by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the National Library of Medicine. PubChem mostly contains small molecules, but also larger molecules such as nucleotides, carbohydrates, lipids, peptides, and chemically-modified macromolecules. We collect information on chemical structures, identifiers, chemical and physical properties, biological activities, patents, health, safety, toxicity data, and many others.


PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers. PubMed provides access to bibliographic information which includes MEDLINE as well as additional life science journals.PubMed also provides access and links to the integrated molecular biology databases included in NCBI's Entrez retrieval system.

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RCS Journals

The Royal Society of Chemistry publishes 44 peer-reviewed journals that cover the core chemical sciences including related fields such as biology, biophysics, energy and environment, engineering, materials, medicine and physics.


Reaxys is a new platform, which contains Beilstein Database, Gmelin Database and Patent Chemistry Database. Reaxys gives all scientists the best means to explore the world of chemistry. Designed to support researchers at every stage of their careers, Reaxys is a highly intuitive solution for answering precise chemistry questions. To empower confident and thorough investigation of research topics, Reaxys delivers information from a unique collection of peer-reviewed literature, patents and substance databases. For better-informed decisions, Reaxys retrieves precise and accurate property, reaction and synthesis data.

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)

RePEc/IDEAS is the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet. Based on RePEc, it indexes over 3,200,000 items of research, including over 3,000,000 that can be downloaded in full text. RePEc is a large volunteer effort to enhance the free dissemination of research in Economics which includes bibliographic metadata from over 2,000 participating archives, including all the major publishers and research outlets. IDEAS is just one of several services that use RePEc data. For some statistics about the holdings on this site, see here. Authors are invited to register with RePEc to create an online profile. Then, anyone finding some of their research here can find your latest contact details and a listing of their other research. They will also receive a monthly mailing about the popularity of their works, their ranking and newly found citations.

Repozitář publikací UTB

The repository of TBU publications. This repository contains a bibliography of publications by authors from Tomas Bata University in Zlin. It's focused only on officially rated results of TBU science and research – journal articles, conference papers and monographs.

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ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information. ScienceDirect provides access to more than 39,000 books that help researchers gain the insights they need to get ahead. Over 1.2 million articles on ScienceDirect are open access.

SciFinder-n Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)

SciFinder-n is a new generation of SciFinder produced by CAS (division of American Chemical Society) with an improved interface that There are 4 main modules available in the SciFinder-n interface: SUBSTANCES;REACTIONS;REFERENCES;SUPPLIERS. We can search by chemical structure, substance name, formulas, patent numbers, PubMed ID, DOI, etc. SciFinder-n also includes the previously stand-alone PatentPak (chemical patents search tool) and MethodsNow (analytical methods tool). For using SciFinder-n registration is required (with TBU email).


Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources from all subjects. Scopus processes about 24,500 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 publishers. The database contains nearly 200,000 book titles and 27 million patent records from five patent offices. Scopus also offers information on articles that are only printed in the press. Scopus creates and automatically updates the profiles of scientists and authors of scientific publications, thus improving the quality of the citation analysis performed.

Social Science Research Network

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is an open access repository of scholarly research in the social sciences and humanities. SSRN is "composed of a number of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences". The SSRN eLibrary database contains abstracts for scholarly articles, working papers and forthcoming papers, as well as over 500,000 downloadable full-text documents.


SpringerLink offers access to more than 2500 scientific journals published by Springer and Kluwer. It covers the field of arts, astronomy and astrophysics, biological sciences, business, chemistry, computer and information science, economics, education, electroengineering, engineering, environmental science, geosciences, humanities, law, life sciences, linguistics, mathematics, medicine, philosophy, physics, psychology and social sciences.


Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics and market data platforms with access to more than 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, dossiers, reports and infographics on 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources. From the rabbit pet food market value in the UK, to the share of population reading newspapers daily in Norway, to a breakdown of mobile gamers in China. The platform combines economic data, consumer insights, opinion polls and demographic trends.

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Taylor & Francis eBooks

Taylor & Francis is one of the world's leading publishers focusing on scientific literature. TBU users can access to more than 100 titles covering the various fields.

Taylor & Francis Online (Science & Technology Library)

The Science & Technology Library includes 530 peer-reviewed journals spanning a range of academic disciplines. Over 90% of journals in the library are included in Clarivate Analytics Citation Indexes/Web of Science.

Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)

The Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for over 230 of the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals to assist professional educators. – Vysokoškolské kvalifikační práce is a system that serves as a national repository of final university theses and at the same time enables the detection of plagiarism between these theses. It is developed and operated by Masaryk University in Brno. Currently, 58 colleges and universities cooperate on it. Each of these institutions has established access rights to display the full texts of its final theses. Full texts can be available to everyone, or only to students and staff of the school or no one.

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The database includes information about all US patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent patent issue week. The data included in the patents appear as printed on the patent on the day of issue. Changes to patent documents contained in Certificates of Correction and Re-examinations Certificates are not included in the searchable full-text of the patent databases, but are available as additional full-page images at the end of each patent's linked full-page images. Some patents and images have been excluded from the database.

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Web of Science

A rich collection of citation indexes representing the citation connections between scholarly research articles found in the most globally significant journals, books, and proceedings in the sciences, social sciences and art & humanities. The Web of Science Core Collection serves as the standard data set underpinning the journal impact metrics found in the Journal Citation Reports and the institutional performance metrics found in InCites. Number of journals - 21,294 journals + books and conference proceedings; over 76 million records; more than 111,000 books; over 8 million conference papers.

Wiley Online Library

The Wiley Online Library offers full texts of more than 1,500 scientific and research journals by Wiley from all disciplines (medicine, science, humanities, social sciences).


WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 17,900 libraries in 123 countries and territories that participate in the OCLC global cooperative. It is operated by OCLC, Inc. The subscribing member libraries collectively maintain WorldCat's database, the world's largest bibliographic database. OCLC makes WorldCat itself available free to libraries, but the catalog is the foundation for other subscription OCLC services (such as resource sharing and collection management). WorldCat is used by the general public and by librarians for cataloging and research.

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Zoological Record (Web of Science)

Zoological Record™ is the world’s oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world’s leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world’s unofficial register of animal names. The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.