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Polish popular science magazines until 1939 – a research report

Abstract: The emergence of popular science journals in Poland in the second half of the 18th century, their development at a varied pace and in subsequent periods, contributed to the creation of new areas of in...

Extension of an active working life – threats, obstacles and possible solutions in libraries

Summary:The Association of Librarians and Information Professionals of the Czech Republic (SKIP CR) was one of the partners in a project supported by the European Structural Funds entitled “Joint Actions of t...

Terminology seminar at he National Library of the Czech Republic

Summary: The article describes the program of the Terminology seminar that took place on April 4, 2019 in the National Library of the Czech Republic.

Indexing of documents and new scientific fields: on the margins of the problem

Summary: The current rapid development of sciences and the emergence of new disciplines are referred to as the analytic-synthetic period. New fields with new terminology are emerging on borders of traditional s...

Position of the National Library of the Czech Republic in Comparison with a Number of Other National Libraries of Europe

Summary: The article concerns the comparison of selected statistical data from several national libraries. The data have been acquired via specific questionnaires with the aim to compare the status of the natio...

Usability testing methodology of mobile interactive maps for the library wayfinding purposes

Summary: To simplify the orientation in libraries, different types of interior maps are used in addition to the signs in its space. Signs and maps are parts of the information and navigation system of the libra...

Information literacy development projects for lifelong learning

Summary: The paper presents three domestic projects for the development of information literacy, its aim is to show the direction in which literacy education can take place after the 21st century. The first is ...

The relationship between reading and school performance of pupils in primary and secondary schools

Summary: In 2017 the National Library of the Czech Republic conducted a national survey entitled The Czech children and youth as readers. Altogether 2000 pupils (500 aged 6-8 years, 850 aged 9-14 years and 650 ...

Information Commons – principles and elements in Czech libraries

Summary: The article brings insights associated with experience from practical application Conception Information Commons. The text refers to a diploma thesis of the same name defended at the University of Sile...

The National survey of the salary, age and educational structure of the library employees in the Czech republic in 2016: Survey results

Summary: National library has realized an extensive The National survey of the salary, age, and educational structure of library employees in the Czech Republic in 2016. Examined topics were socio-demographic s...

Major topics in contemporary information science

Summary: The paper seeks to identify major topics in contemporary information science. To achieve this goal it analyses key information science publications, the most important information science journals and ...

The Right to be Forgotten on the Internet

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...

The new Slovak Library Act

Summary: The contribution describes the essential contents and the efficiency of the new act on libraries, drawing attention to the main points relating to the rights and legal duties specified for the librarie...

The History of a Periodical Knihovna: knihovnicka revue

Summary: The contribution briefly describes the history of Knihovna, a periodical having entered the 25th year of its existence in the current year. It commenced by appearing under the title Národní knihovna,...

Tools for Digital Preservation

Summary: This text offers a basic introduction about the tools and information sources that are applicable in the field of long-term archiving (digital preservation). It focuses in particular upon the tools dea...

Trustworthy digital repositories, their audit and certification

Summary: The aim of the submitted article consists in informing the reader about the importance and the attributes of reliable repositories and in describing, by way of an overview, the most common types of app...

Archivematica – selected foreign projects

Summary: The paper brings a survey of some selected foreign digital repositories making use of the open source system for long-term archiving Archivematica, introducing the options for applying this system in t...