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Knihovna - Knihovnická revue 2016/2

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Watermark research in the music sources registered in the Union Music Catalogue of the National Library of the Czech Republic

Eliška Šedivá
Bohemian watermark research of the musical sources registered in the Union Catalogue of Music of the National Library of the Czech Republic started in 2014 and it has been conducted by the curators of the National Library’s Music Department in Prague in close cooperation with the International Inventory of Musical Sources – RISM (Répertoire International des Sources Musicales). Our research is carried out simultaneously with the cataloguing of musical sources for the RISM database, where our findings are continuously published. The second output of this research is the Bohemian Papermakers Dictionary, an extract from seven different studies on the history of paper mills in Bohemia by the Czech scholar František Zuman, into which we regularly enter watermarks found the musical sources. The third output is the Bohemian watermark database (BWD), in which all our findings and information about watermarks are gathered...

Research use of web archived data

Jaroslav Kvasnica, Barbora Rudišinová, Rudolf Kreibich
Summary: Major part of our communication and media production has moved from traditional print media into digital universe. Digital content on the web is diverse and fluid; it emerges, changes and disappears every day. Such content is unique and valuable from academic perspective but as it disappears over time, we are losing the ability to study recent history. Web archives are now taking the responsibility to capture and preserve such content for future research. Web archives preserve vast amounts of data captured over the years and one of the main goals now is to improve research usability of their collections. This article describes the way the web archives store web content and related metadata and summarizes several recent studies that have dealt with research requirements for web archived data. Based on conclusion of these studies, it suggests further actions to establish cooperation with research community....

Knihopis of Czech and Slovak early printed books and its integration into the electronic portal Knihově

David Mach
Summary: The article deals with the issues of the national retrospective bibliography, specifically its Czech-language part, the Knihopis of Czech and Slovak Early Printed Books from the Earliest Period until the End of the 18th Century, which contains records of early printed books from 1501–1800. It presents the results of its user access within the new KPS-Knihopis database. The second part of the article discusses the benefits of the integration of the Knihopis into the Knihově electronic portal, whose aim it is to create the virtual environment and professional background for research into the history of Czech book culture until 1800. This may bring new interactive services and possibilities for scientific research into historical book collections while making it possible for the Knihopis to overcome barriers to its development....

Publishing behavior and attitudes towards open access among scientists in the Czech Republic

Ladislava Zbiejczuk Suchá
Summary: The article sums up basic results from a questionnaire survey which took place in 2013–2014. The research focuses on the publication behaviour of Czech researchers and their attitudes towards open access. The methodology of the study was inspired by the SOAP research and the results are among the first data-based insights into our topic in the Czech Republic. The results show the increasing familiarity with the open access among Czech researchers, an optimistic attitude towards open access as well as inconclusive perception of the relationship between open access and the quality of published results....

Library and information at home and abroad

The Right to be Forgotten on the Internet

Jana Jůzová
Summary: The study The Right to be Forgotten on the Internet is based on the diploma thesis of the same title by the author and applies to the application of the right to be forgotten on the Internet. The right to be forgotten is inferred from the judgment of the European Court of Justice on 13 May 2014 in the case Costeja versus Google Spain, where an Internet user named Mario Costeja Gonzáles first succeeded with a request of removal of unflattering information about himself from results of the search engine Google. Thus an important precedent has been created that will have a big impact on seeking information on the Internet in the future, as since the pronouncement of the judgment any European Internet user can demand the removal of his personal data. The study aims to analyze the issue of the right to be forgotten in the context of searching for information on the Internet in the European Internet environment – it means not to be searched on the default search query by the web browser. This is intended to protect the personality of Internet users and their reputation....

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Conference on Grey Literature and Repositories October 19, National Library of Technology in Prague, Czechia