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Faculty of Arts of the Charles University students' barriers in obtaining professional information
Jůnová, Sabina ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on the issue of information barriers of university students when obtaining professional information. The aim of the thesis is to find out if students at the Charles University Faculty of Arts struggle with barriers when obtaining professional information, and if so, then to identify with which ones. The theoretical part contains the introduction to the topic of information barriers set into the broader context of information behaviour, its research and other related phenomenons. The research part of the thesis contains a qualitative research of information barriers carried out among students of the Faculty of Arts with the use of a questionnaire. Also, the information environment of the faculty is examined in the context of information barriers.
The Czech project The Cover of the book: a description of the project and its perspectives
Štěrbová, Kateřina ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Drobíková, Barbora (referee)
The bachelor's thesis Book covers: the project description and its perspectives deals with the description of the project from its beginning up to the present. We especially emphasize the Research Library of South Bohemia, which is together with the Moravian Library, the administrator of the whole project. The main goal of this thesis is to describe in detail the whole project Book covers and closely capture its development. The introductory theoretical part sums up the project history as well as the description of the integration of the Research Library of South Bohemia into the project. Other chapters deal with current development of Book covers and we briefly mention the very scanning and subsequent processing of covers, title pages and contents illustrated by the example of the Research Library of South Bohemia. The bachelor' s thesis also contains a practical part which introduces the methodology and setup of the research. The analysis was realized by the qualitative methodology, using semi structured dialogues. The summery contains compilation and evaluation of the gathered facts
Analysis of the educational structure of employees in the university libraries of the Czech Republic
Kulová, Sára ; Landová, Hana (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
(English) The aim of this diploma thesis is to assess the current state of the educational structure of staff in university libraries on a research sample of university libraries, which are members of the Association of Libraries of Czech Universities. In the introduction, the thesis presents a brief historical excursion into the development of the position of the university librarian. At present, greater demands are placed on the skills and knowledge of the university librarian. The librarian can obtain them by starting school, retraining courses, or lifelong learning. The legislation does not yet specify the requirements of the professional competence for work as a librarian in the library. The practical part deals with the analysis of the educational structure of staff and the management of university libraries. I am interested in their attitude to further education and also what they would appreciate in this area. Data collection is ensured via a combination of a questionnaire survey and subsequent interviews, which complete the results of the questionnaires. Chosen research methods were intended for both groups. The conclusion of the thesis evaluates all findings and offers possible solutions to the problems existing in the field of further education.
Analysis of the educational structure of employees in the university libraries of the Czech Republic
Kulová, Sára ; Landová, Hana (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
(English) The aim of this diploma thesis is to assess the current state of the educational structure of staff in university libraries on a research sample of university libraries, which are members of the Association of Libraries of Czech Universities. In the introduction, the thesis presents a brief historical excursion into the development of the position of the university librarian. At present, greater demands are placed on the skills and knowledge of the university librarian. The librarian can obtain them by starting school, retraining courses, or lifelong learning. The legislation does not yet specify the requirements of the professional competence for work as a librarian in the library. The practical part deals with the analysis of the educational structure of staff and the management of university libraries. I am interested in their attitude to further education and also what they would appreciate in this area. Data collection is ensured via a combination of a questionnaire survey and subsequent interviews, which complete the results of the questionnaires. Chosen research methods were intended for both groups. The conclusion of the thesis evaluates all findings and offers possible solutions to the problems existing in the field of further education.
Specifics of contemporary librarianship of the Russian Federation: selected regions
Charvátová, Markéta ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
The bachelor thesis concerns the current librarianship of the Russian Federation. The introduction briefly describes its history, development and legislative framework. The three national libraries of the Russian Federation, the Russian State Library, the Russian National Library and the B. N. Yeltsin Presidential Library, their history and current activities, as well as the newly established National Digital Library are characterized. The thesis further describes the Russian Library Chamber and explains the specifics of the bibliographic description. In the second part of the work, the library networks of the Krasnoyarsk and Stavropol regions are analysed and compared. The work formulates the specifics of libraries of the Russian Federation in the process of their transformation.
Acquisitions in academic libraries: key issues
Málková, Michaela ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
This master thesis deals with acquisitions in academic libraries. It briefly outlines the characteristics of universities and describes the acquisition process and other related issues. Content analysis of foreign literature maps acquisitions in academic libraries abroad. Literature review is combined with a case study in the European University Institute. The research of the current acquisition practice in Czech academic libraries was done using the Delphi method. The conclusion of this thesis is dedicated to the summary and comparison of the information gained from the literature review, the case study and the research. Key problems and trends in academic acquisitions are formulated.
Organization and arrangement of loaning and information services in libraries Pilsen Region
Plundrichová, Zdeňka ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the issue of borrowing and information services in different types of libraries in the Pilsen region, extended of a preview about the current state of borrowing and information services in selected libraries abroad. Next topic of the theoretical part of the thesis is human resource management in libraries in Czech republic. The research part of the thesis compares borrowing and information services and human resources management in different types of libraries in Pilsen region. The aim of the analysis was to find problematic areas of the providing direct services in libraries in terms of organization and management of human resources. The research was carried out by semi- structured interviews with managers responsible for direct library services. Key words Libraries, public library and information services, library laws, management, Pilsen Region
Regional roles of libraries
Rudová, Eliška ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
(anglicky) Thesis Regional function of the local basic libraries in the District of Tachov is persued on the efectivity and delivery of public library services in nowadays in profesional or nonprofesional municipalities public libraries. The main object is analyzed the fact, how and what kind of quality recieved local basic library services of regional library function in the District of Tachov. This work will be built on summarizated theoretict part, includes another thesis about regional library function. Then, basic on practical research and interviews with workers in chosen local library of the Tachov district, will be shown, how the local library stands today with the services of regional library function. To the practical research have been choosen quality research method. Klíčová slova (anglicky) Regional system of the libraries, regional library function, municipalities library, local library, library services, library collaboration, rural library, regional libraries
Public Library Services for Language and Cultural Minorities
Nekolová, Kateřina ; Landová, Hana (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee) ; Vlasák, Rudolf (referee)
(in English): In some libraries, intercultural services are already a regular part of operations. In the Czech environment they appear only sporadically, as confirmed by a questionnaire survey examining library services for people with specific needs. In the survey have participated 625 libraries and it turned out that only 6 % of them offer targeted services to foreigners, migrants or national minorities. Another 30 % of libraries are marginally involved in these groups. A survey of the use of Czech libraries by migrants have tried to discover the view from the other side. It consisted of a questionnaire survey with 122 respondents, and semi-structured interviews with eight respondents. The results showed that most respondents do not regularly use the services of Czech libraries. If migrants use the library, they evaluate their offer positively. Best rated were events in the library, which received an average rating of 1.12 on a scale of one to four. Furthermore, the reasons of non-use of Czech libraries were investigated - the most frequent reason was an other way of obtaining literature. Project Open Library in Madrid was chosen as an example of good international practice. The concept of intercultural mediation in libraries was presented in a case study. The question is whether migrants would...
Development of Libraries of Public Higher Education Institucions in Czech Republuc: Background for Preparation of Conceptual Document
Odehnalová, Marie ; Landová, Hana (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
The master thesis deals with the development of public academic libraries in the Czech Republic. The research identifies the strengths and weaknesses of these libraries, possible areas for further development and new opportunities. The thesis briefly describes the situation of Czech academic librarianship and describes the characteristics of academic libraries. Czech are foreign conceptual documents for these libraries are presented. The research was divided into four parts - a questionnaire survey, where the target group were librarians of these libraries, followed by structured interviews with representatives of library management, group discussions with librarians and structured interviews with students. The conclusion of this thesis is dedicated to the summary of the information obtained from all parts of the research.

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