System Kramerius
Document types

Developed under GNU GPL by Qbizm, NKČR and KNAV

* PERIODICAL (796/5732495)
* MONOGRAPHS (11412/2997698)

Digital library Kramerius is a project of the National Library of the Czech Republic. The digital library contains more than 8 millions of scanned pages. Some of the documents are in German, Russian, English and other languages.


a) e-mail

b) phone +420 281 013 314

c) information portal Kramerius Info    

  • Please install the Lizardtech DjVu plug-in to view the images in this digital library.
  • In compliance with the Copyright Act ("Autoský zákon" č. 121/2000 Sb.) some of these documents can be displayed only in the premises of National Library of the Czech Republic in Prague. A copy of these documents can be obtained by means of formulaire for ordering paper copy. You can also obtain a copy of certain article or a part of monography (max. 20 pages) by Document Delivery Service. Info about this system is here.
  • More information about the digital library Kramerius is in HELP.
  • This system is OAI-PMH v2.0 protocol enabled repository as defined by Open Archives Initiative. Protocol request handler is accessible on
  • Statistical data in parenthesis refer to the number of titles / the number of digitised pages in the digital library.

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The line for public access was set forward. Now it is possible to read the periodicals, which were published to the year 1890 and monographs to the year 1880.

The basic description of the standards, which will be used in the National Digital Library project, is available here.

Examples of scanned documents:

Reichenberger Zeitung Wegweiser durch das Sudeten-Gebirge Prager Theater Die Bäder von Teplitz