Your Partner in the World of Technical Information
The National Library of Technology (NTK) is the largest and oldest library of technical literature in the Czech Republic with a collection of over 1.5 million volumes. Its primary function is to provide specialized information resources and services to students, teachers, and researchers in the fields of engineering and applied sciences as well as to members of the general public.
Housed in a modern, ecological building situated in the heart of the Czech Technical University’s Dejvice campus, NTK provides an ideal environment for students and scholars. It offers individual and team study rooms, classrooms, self-service printing and copying services, an After Hours Study Room open when the library is closed, reference services, and—last but not least—330,000 freely-accessible volumes of scientific literature (and over 800,000 in storage); 1,200 print journals; and access to over 50,000 electronic resources and hundreds of eBooks.The library is also a social and cultural center, with frequent lectures, educational tours, events, and exhibitions.
NTK is an ideal meeting place, with a spacious ground floor, the Prague 6 branch of the city’s Municipal Library, a computer store, and a café. NTK also provides excursions, internships, summer schools, and continuing education courses as well as direct delivery services which enable patrons to order electronic versions of articles from anywhere in the world.
At the national level, NTK manages the National Repository of Grey Literature and the Czech National ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) Center and integrates its activities with neighboring universities and research institutes including ChemTK (collaboration with the Institute for Chemical Technology Prague and the Czech Academy of Science's Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry) and the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague.
NTK - National Library of Technology has 66 contacts, the majority of which in AroundDeal database are in IT.