Moravian-Silesian Research Library in Ostrava
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Library Collections

Library Collections Characteristics
Library collections were influenced by the specialisation of our library, which was established as the central library for mining and metalurgy in 1951. It also specialised in the hygiene and occupational therapy fields and particular attention was paid to Polish literature as well. In the sixties, our library began constructing universal library holdings. It was supported with the legal deposit privilege - every Czechoslovak publisher had to send a copy of every publication to our …
Cooperation between our library and Goethe-Institut started in 2001 when the Moravian-Silesian Research Library became a partner library of Goethe-Institut. On the basis of this partnership and because of support of Germany, our library regularly obtains German documents - mainly language textbooks, encyclopaedias, books dealing with Germany and its culture, history and present or with Czech-German relations. Books obtained from Goethe-Institut are available in the study of German …

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