Library of FFPW Vodnany

Academic library of USB – branch of Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters in Vodňany

 

Address:

Zátiší 728/II

 

Vodňany, 389 25  [map]

 

tel. 38 903 4735

Opening hours:

MON closed | TUE 8-12 and 13-16 | WED 13-16 | THU 8-12 and 13-16 | FRI 8-12

Librarian:

Vladimíra Bendová [vbendova@lib.jcu.cz]


Library of FFPW USB provides specialized library and information services to  students and staff of the FFPW USB. Its main goal is to disseminate information from the area of fisheries, aquaculture, hydrobiology, ichthyology and related sciences. Its collection includes over 20,000 items.

How to use information resources

EndNote training

 

About library

 

Library profile 

Library of Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters (FFPW) in Vodňany is from 1st January 2012 the branch of Academic Library of University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice The library was established in 1921 together with Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology, but some books in the library are older, from 19th century. Rudolf Berka managed documentation centre since 1959 to 1992. Documentation centre published professional bibliographies and reports, as well as provided translations and selective searches from specialized fisheries literature.

The library was damaged during floods in year 2002. 1 500 library item was destroyed. Library of Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology turned into Library of Faculty of Fisheries & Protection of Waters of University of South Bohemia and from 1 January 2012 the Library of Faculty of Fisheries & Protection of Waters (FFPW) became a branch of Academic Library of University of South Bohemia. From Summer 2013 library is located in a newly renovated building of FFPW in Vodňany, which was implemented thanks to the project CENAKVA

Library of FFPW USB provides specialized library and information services to students and staff of FFPW USB and disseminates information in the area of fisheries, aquaculture, hydrobiology, ichthyology and related sciences. Its collection includes over 20,000 items. Books, journals, reports etc. are deposited in storage. In order to search the collection, use Library Catalogue and lists of subscription journals on library websites or card catalogue in the Library of Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters USB. Library provides out-side loans for most documents. 

Library collects and archives Czech and foreign print and electronic journals. Many titles of journals are unique within the Czech Republic. Library collection of journals is valuable for her integrity and continuity as well. Library has been subscribing some journals for over 60 years (e.g. Aquaculture, Rybářství). Library cooperates with foreign institutes and the inter-library exchange of documents is maintained. 

Library preserves and provides access to interesting book collections. E. K. Balon Library was donated by Canadian ichthyologist and writer prof. Eugen K. Balon (1930-2013). Absolon Library is collection of books from personal library of Czech archaeologist prof. Karel Absolon(1877-1960). Prague Library is historical collection of books from the former branch of Research Institute of Fish Culture and Hydrobiology in Dol near Libčice.

Significant donations enriched the library collection in years 2014-2015. LimnologistDr. Petr Obrtlík and freshwater biologist prof. Vladimír Sládeček donated their personal book collections. Complete personal collection of books and documents was donated by researcher Dr. Tomislav Petr. Petr’s Library contains valuable publications of fisheries, freshwater biology, water management and other related fields from all continents.

Library is located in the first floor of the building of FFPW in Vodňany. Library is equipped with a computer with access to the library catalogue and databases. Library users have access to current issues of print journals, reference library, collection of dissertations, E. K. Balon Library and complete collection of publication of FFPW (Bulletin VÚRH, edice Metodik). 

Library provides interlibrary loans, reference and information services. 

Library is a member of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) and European Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (EURASLIC)

 

Online resources

A large number of bibliographic and full text databases are accessible via website of the Academic Library USB. Bibliographic databases provide access to abstracts or full-texts. USB subscribes online access to e-books and e-journals as well. 

To log in to resources from outside of the USB computer network (e.g. from home, coffee shop),

 use remote access via VPN concentrator



LIST OF DATABASES AND INFORMATION ABOUT ACCESS 
 

·  List of databases of USB

·  Citation indexes

 

DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND REPOSITORIES – FISHERIES AND HYDROBIOLOGY

Any case of malfunction of access, please, report to: vbendova@lib.jcu.czAlways provide name of database and your IP address.

·         Aquatic Commons

The Aquatic Commons is a thematic digital repository covering the natural marine, estuarine /brackish and fresh water environments . It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.

 

·         Biodiversity Heritage Library

A consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.” In partnership with the Internet Archive and through local digitization efforts, the BHL has digitized millions of pages of taxonomic literature, representing tens of thousands of titles and over 100,000 volumes.

 

·         French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea

This project is in line with the international development of Open Access, which aims at providing free access to scientific literature to the widest audience via the Internet. Find thousands of documents in all ocean and sea-related fields (aquaculture, fisheries, geosciences, ecology...).

 

·         OceanDocs – E-Repository of Ocean Publications

Research & Publications in Marine Science in digital form, including preprints, published articles, technical reports, working papers and more. OceanDocs is supported by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) specifically to collect, preserve and facilitate access to all research output from members of their Ocean Data and Information Networks (ODINS). It is one of a number of complementary thematic digital marine and aquatic repositories including the Aquatic Commons, which is supported by the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC).

 

·         Open Access Institutional Repository of Central of Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), India

Eprints@CMFRI is the Open Access Institutional Repository of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. Research outputs of CMFRI - journal papers, conference papers, reports, theses, patents etc. - are uploaded/self-archived by CMFRI scientists who do research on fisheries and related areas. Interested users can freely download and use documents as most of them are directly accessible and full-text downloadable.

 

·         Publications of The WorldFish Center, Malaysia

WorldFish, a member of the CGIAR Consortium, is an international, nonprofit research organization. CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources.

 

·         Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department Institutional Repository (SAIR)

The digital repository shall contain preprints, full-texts or abstracts of journal articles, books and conference proceedings written by SEAFDEC/AQD scientists and researchers. The aim is to promote these publications especially those published in international peer-reviewed journals and generate higher citation through increased visibility.

 

·         Queensland DEEDI eResearch Archive (eRA), Australia

Public digital archive of scientific and research output (publications and datasets) by staff of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in Queensland, Australia.

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