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Online database resources eLibraryUSA

eLibraryUSA is a virtual library with online access to millions of publications, scholarly journals, eBooks, audio, video, and other multi-media content.


Through eLibraryUSA you can access content in databases like Gale, Encyclopedia Britannica, eBrary, CQ and others specializing in diverse topics (including science, technology, environment, health, social sciences, literature, economics, business administration, English learning, history, and American culture). Although the majority of the content is offered in English only, some is also available in Spanish.


You can enter the homepage elibraryusa.state.gov freely in order to learn more about the different types of resources offered.


Database eLibraryUSA is freely accessible in US Point at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, American Center in Prague and in InfoUSA at the Moravian Library in Brno.

How can I obtain full access to eLibraryUSA?

There are four computers in US Point and the staff will provide you with all log in details.

Important notice

Obtaining remote access to eLibraryUSA is not possible from January 2017. If you already have your personal login details and password, it will be possible to use it until September 2017.

About the U.S. - Resources

You can find convenient information about traveling to the United States at visittheusa.com, visitusa.org and usa.tourist.com.

Information about visa requirement can be found on the website of the U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic, or on the website of the Government of the United States. In this context, we would like to warn you about fraudulent websites charging fees for visa issuing.

You can also access handy information and recommendations about traveling to the United States on the website of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, D.C.

If you have any questions regarding study in the United States, we will gladly help you in our US Point office. Useful information can be also found on the website of the Government of the United States. For additional information on grants and scholarships, please visit the website of the Fulbright Commission.

American Founding Documents:
Bill of Rights
Constitution of the United States of America
Declaration of Independence 

History:
U.S. History
U.S. History and Historical Documents
Smithsonian Education
International Information Program

Geography:
The National Map
USA Census Bureau s Maps and Data
United States Geological Survey
Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List
National Park Service

Government:
Official website of the Government of the United States
Official website of the White House
Presidential election of 2016

Society:
Holidays in the USA
United States Census Bureau
Smithsonian Education

Arts and Culture:
Outline of American Literature
The National Endowment for Arts
Arts and Culture

American English:
American English
English Club
Readers Club of America
Learn American English Online
American Varieties

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