Publications to download

Publications and information materials published on our website are in the Slovak language. There is a subpage with shorter information materials or guides, and a subpage with books and textbooks. For more information and actual materials, go to Informačné materiály or Publikácie.

2023 – Usmernenia UNESCO pre open access vydavateľov k implementácii Odporúčania UNESCO o otvorenej vede

(Checklist for open access publishers on implementing the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science)

A checklist is part of UNESCO Toolkit designed to support implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science. The aim is to provide practical assistance to the open access publishing community to better understand the Recommendation by highlighting the areas that apply to open access publishers who wish to support its implementation.

Metodické odporúčanie a model na tvorbu a implementáciu inštitucionálnej politiky otvorenej vedy pre inštitúcie vykonávajúce vedu a výskum

(Methodological Recommendation for Developing and Implementing Institutional Open Science Policy for Research Performing Institutions)

Cesta k otvorenej vede. Praktická príručka pre doktorandov.

(A Journey to Open Science. A practical guide for PhD students)

Original publication in English: Passport for Open Science. A practical guide for PhD students.

A handbook designed to guide graduate students through every step of the research process, from planning a scientific approach to publishing research results. It provides a set of tools and best practices that can be directly implemented in research in any field.

Sprievodca licenciami Creative Commons [nielen]  pre autorov monografií z oblasti spoločenských vied.

(A Guide to Creative Commons Licenses (not only) for humanities and social science monograph authors)

Original publication in English: Guide to Creative Commons for humanities and social science monograph authors.

The guide is a Slovak translation of the Guide to Creative Commons for humanities and social science monograph authors. It provides information on public licenses and their use (not only) in the social sciences and specific information relevant to the Slovak environment (e.g., copyright law and public licenses).

Sprievodca svetom vedeckého publikovania.

(A Guide to the World of Scientific Publishing)

A guide to the world of scholarly publishing takes the reader from the dawn of the first scholarly journals to the latest open publishing platforms. It follows the journey of a scholarly article from conception and writing to finding a trusted journal and the pitfalls of peer review, to publishing, assessing research, managing electronic information resources, and envisioning the future of libraries in the digital age.

An electronic version of the publication is available in the Zenodo open repository ( or If you are interested in the print version, contact us at

Úvod do otvoreného prístupu.

(Introduction to Open Access)

A UNESCO textbook.

Let’s open science!

An information brochure about Open Science Support Department.