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Attention – the Catalogue does not include the records of the video collection; this is only available in the catalogue in the Library.

Entry to DSpace (repository of final AMU theses)

In the AMU repository of bachelor's, master's and doctoral theses DSpace only metadata are freely accessible (only records of qualifying works, not their full-text versions). The full texts of theses (after 2006) are made accessible in DSpace after standard logging into the AMU computer network. Older theses (before 2006) are made accessible for on-site reading only in the FAMU library on selected PCs. In the FAMU library, in accordance with Licence Agreement and the Copyright Act, also printed bachelor's and master's scenarios, which you can find in the library catalog, are made accesible for on-site reading.


Oxford Bibliographies – Cinema and Media Studies - Cinema and media studies includes a vast range of subfields: film history, media studies, critical theory, visual arts, cultural studies, digital culture, game studies or popular culture. Oxford Bibliographies (Cinema and Media Studies) offers an overview of the most important books, articles and websites, compiled by renowned experts in each field. The records contain bibliographic data, annotation and commentary.  We recommend the database primarily as an essential resource of information on both study and research materials.
You can access either directly from the AMU network or by logging in via your Institution (Sign in via your Institution and select Academy of Performing Arts in Prague). 

JSTOR - Arts & Sciences III Access from AMU
JSTOR - Arts & Sciences III Access from computers outside AMU
JSTOR - Arts & Sciences III About the Database

CEEOL - a digital library that makes accessible professional and scientific journals, books and grey literature from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. It's  focused on the humanities and social sciences. Czech and Slovak publishers are also represented. Selected magazines from Western countries (Germany, France, Great Britain, etc.) focusing on the Central and Eastern European region are also disposal.

DAFilms - an international online distribution platform for documentary and experimental films focusing on European cinema. We regularly issue sign-up calls – please, follow the news on our library website, facebook and your mailbox!

Free e-resources and other useful links

Google Scholar web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature (peer-reviewed online academic journals, books, conference papers, theses, dissertations and other scholarly literature)

Open Research Library (ORL) a multidisciplinary full-text digital library of producer Knowledge Unlatched

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) a multidisciplinary database for accessing peer-reviewed scientific e-books published in open access mode

Theses.cz Register of theses of higher education institutions of the Czech Republic. Full texts are published individually in local repositories of individual universities in accordance with the licensing policy of individual universities

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) distributed digital library of theses from around the world

DART-Europe E-theses Portal digital library of theses in Europe