Tomas Bata University in Zlín

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About the Library

Plan of the Library and Equipment

1st floor – ground floor

U13 building main entrance, publishing house

2nd floor

Library main entrance, self-service loans

  • Books and textbooks for loan (to take home)

3rd floor

Reading room

  • Books and textbooks on this floor are not available for loans, they are to be used only within the library
  • Reading room for students with special needs

4th floor

  • Reading room
  • Computer room
  • Living room
  • Magazines and daily press (in-house use only)
  • Little Free Library
  • Relaxation zone
  • Bata Information Centre
  • Textbook and Souvenir Shop
  • Coffee minibar

Library Equipment

The library is equipped with virtualization platform VMware on 250 Zero Clients DZ22-2 and HPt310.

  • 22″ Zero Client DZ22-2 Fujitsu Siemens, 23″ Zero Client HPt310 Hewlett Packard
  • 2× USB port, audio IN/OUT
  • network 1 Gbit/s
  • DVI output
  • DVD RW drive — on lending at the information desks (on the 2nd and 3rd floor)

Multifunction color printers MPC3003 on all floors of Library provide copying, printing and scanning.

A color book scanner on the third floor allows you to scan books.

List of the software clients

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office 2013 — Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, InfoPath, OneNote, Publisher
  • LibreOffice — Writer, Calc, Base, Draw, Impress, Math
  • PSPad editor
  • Adobe Reader
  • browsers — Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome
  • Total Commander
  • 7-Zip File Manager
  • Virtual CloneDrive
  • graphics — XnView, GIMP, Inkscape, Irfanview,, FastStone image viewer
  • Greenshot
  • CDBurnerXP
  • music — VLC media player, Windows Media Player, Media player classic
  • Aimp
  • Putty, WinSCP
  • PDF programs — PDFCreator, PDFsam Basic
  • copying, printing and scanning to folder Scan on the multifunction color device Ricoh

Specialized software

  • ČSN online and ASPI (are situated on the 3rd floor next to information desk)

Faculties and departments