Encyclopaedia of České Budějovice, Editions I and II
editorial project

  • comprehensibly scientific encyclopaedia about the town, the first of its kind in the Czech Republic
  • editorial security with the Statutory City of České Budějovice
  • representative material of the town and a compendium for further studies
  • well-arranged history of the South Bohemian metropolis from prehistory to the beginning of the 21st century, population, culture, sport, personalities and nature of the town
  • summary of the best of works of more than one hundred authors and collaborators
  • useful information system with quick context search
  • listing of key words, indices and references on chosen sources and literature
  • design and realization of an introductory thematic exhibition of the edition in the historical town hall
  • controlled publicity, preparation of press maps and arranging press conferences
  • more than 40 articles, reviews, glossaries and a full series of captions for the first edition
  • positive review in specialized magazines both at home and abroad
  • realization of nation-wide distribution, logistics, sales, promotion, advertising
  • posters, advertising stands and gift items, etui, trade fair participation
  • 1,300 entry words, 1,500 image materials, 592 pages (672 in the 2nd edition)
  • copies of the 1st edition in1998: 5,000; 2nd extended edition in 2006: 2,000 copies
  • digitization 2014, implementation of editorial system, thesurus, GIS, film library
  • making the work public available at the Internet portal http://encyklopedie.c-budejovice.cz
  • update of the Encyclopedia and a long-term administration of the content of the web presentation