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Robert Darnton's contribution to the use of electronic communication tools in university education
Najmanová, Anna ; Šmejkalová, Jiřina (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
This bachelor's thesis deals with the personalities of the American historian Robert Darnton and his contribution to the use of electronic communication tools in university education. The goal of the thesis is to map the professional career and explain the basic principles of the work of the leading American historian, and at the same time to test methodologically beneficial biographical methods for researching the history of book culture. The theoretical part is based on secondary literature and available electronic sources. Definitions related to electronic communication as well as topics that Robert Darnton deals with in his work are presented here. Next, the personality of Robert Darnton himself is introduced. The practical part is created by using qualitative research methods in the form of interviews with two representatives from academic publishing houses in the Czech Republic. The conclusion of the bachelor's thesis forms a summary of the acquired knowledge and provides an answer to the research question.
Educational Programmes in Czech Libraries: Regional probe in Czech municipal libraries
Šantorová, Barbora ; Pýcha, Čeněk (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
Abstract, Keywords The aim of the bachelor thesis is to analyze educational programs in Czech libraries and to point out the basic trends in this area. To achieve this goal I am comparing two urban libraries. Part of the thesis is the analysis of two selected libraries and some cultural and educational events in these libraries. In the theoretical part, the thesis focuses on the founding of libraries as book rentals and their transformation into a social and educational center, i.e. the space to acquire new information, creative education and establish social interactions in the community. The aim of the research part is to find out by means of quantitative research (questionnaire) what is the interest in cultural and educational events of registered library readers and how cultural and educational events participate in the social life of the given place. The research was carried out in two selected libraries in Dobříš and Dvůr Králové. These are libraries of the same type (urban) in towns with a population not exceeding 20,000 inhabitans and where libraries represent the center of cultural life in the town. Both libraries are also connected by a large number of services and events that are offered to their readers and by the scope of the library collection - the number of volumes in both libraries ranges...
Seniors and mobile apps - instant messaging
Glacová, Olga ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
This thesis deals with the information behavior of seniors aged 65-80 in the context of smart devices and applications that enable instant messaging. The thesis consists of two parts: a theoretical part and an empirical part. The theoretical part generally focuses on seniors, the internet, instant messaging applications, information security, and education opportunities for seniors related to these topics. It includes a review of existing research and introduces statistical information from the Czech Republic and abroad. The results of my qualitative research study with seniors is presented in the empirical part. The research was conducted through interviews with seniors aged 65-80, both in the Czech Republic and abroad. Interviews were focused on the use of instant messaging applications. The main goal of the interviews was the investigation of application use by seniors, frequency and purpose of such use, positive and negative perceptions of these applications, as well as awareness of risks associated with their use. The influence of the coronavirus pandemic on application use was investigated as well.
Digital libraries of Czech county libraries
Neradová, Kateřina ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Drobíková, Barbora (referee)
This diploma thesis is devoted to digital libraries of Czech regional libraries. Based on the available sources of literature and the questionnaire survey, the individual digital libraries that are built and administered by regional libraries are presented. In the first chapters of the thesis there is a terminological overview, the process of digitization itself and the digitization workflow. This is followed by a description of the distribution of personal representation of individual positions in digital libraries as well as the standards of digital libraries. An important part of the thesis is devoted to the results of the questionnaire survey among individual regional libraries and the presentation of the results of this survey. At the end of the thesis, the problem areas of regional digital libraries are outlined. Keywords digital library, regional library, workflow, digitization, staffing, standards
Cooperation public children libraries with kindergarten in Prague
Kratinová, Vanda ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Nekolová, Kateřina (referee)
(in English): The purpose of this Bachelor thesis is to define the structure of cooperation between children library and the kindergarten. This proces was examined from different kind of views, but primarily the proces is shown on one concrete cooperation between Munincipal library in Prague - Prosek and its children branch and kindergarten Novoborská.This final paper includes a case study focused on the kindergarten requirements concerning the librarian services provided by the library. The study is being made by using the method of quality research. The outcome of the thesis is to provide a design of marketing campaign for the Prosek's Munincipal library in Prague. The campaign is being made out using the information based on the case study combinated with the key literature focused on methods and recommendations how to work with preschool children, which can be found in the state educational program paper and IFLA guide for Children's library services. Other data used for creating the campaign are based on detailed analysis of the children library at the Munincipal library in Prague - Prosek.
The tools for building the collection in the Municipal Library of Prague
Ulmanová, Magdalena ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Drobíková, Barbora (referee)
The goal of this bachelor thesis is to introduce tools, practices, and agendas used to build the library collection of the Municipal Library of Prague (further also MLP) and their relations. The thesis consists of six chapters and appendices. It includes the explanation of some internal terms used only in MLP. Later, the characterization and a brief history of the Municipal Library of Prague are exposed. The thesis also describes the processes taking place in the departments of acquisitions and library collections maintenance (purchase, resupply, displacement). More attention is given to the so-called attractive collection, its characterization, purchase, displacement, and lending, and selected sample of the attractive collection is used to show the function of the tools to build the collection. The thesis concludes with the possibilities of innovations in the field of building the collections in the Municipal Library of Prague.
Services of public libraries in the Czech Republic for visually disabbled
Topinková, Hana ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Primusová, Ludmila (referee)
Bakalářská práce je věnována tématu zrakově postižených uživatelů knihoven v České republice. První kapitola uvádí čtenáře do problematiky zrakově postižených obecně. Zabývá se klasifikací zrakového postižení, vývojem slepeckého písma, vzděláváním nevidomých a způsoby zprostředkovávání informací zrakově postiženým. Dále je zde uveden nástin problematiky specializovaných knihoven pro nevidomé a slabozraké, včetně jejich vývoje v České republice i vě světě. Podrobněji je popsána Knihovna a tiskárna K.E. Macana a knihovna spolu s digitálním archivem Braillnet Plus. V souvislosti s tématem jsou v práci představena některá univerzitní centra pomoci handicapovaným studentům, která se stala moderními a perspektivními institucemi, umožňujícími zrakově postiženým novodobý přístup k informacím. Součástí práce jsou dva rozhovory s osobami uživatelsky či profesně zainteresovanými v problematice zrakově postižených a srovnání služeb veřejných knihoven, které spolupracují s Knihovnou a tiskárnou K.E. Macana.
The practice of bachelor students of the librarianship
Lodrová, Iveta ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Landová, Hana (referee)
The bachelor's thesis provides information about general high school library and information practice recommendation, that is based on document "European Curriculum Reflections on Library and Information Science Education". The thesis brings information on the text of The Institute Curricula and gives the analysis of students internships that run over at three high schools in the Czech Republic (universities in Praha, Brno and Opava). The introduction describes a genesis of the Bologna Process initiatives and their development. In the next part, there is a brief introduction to the European Curriculum Reflections. The text itself is a conclusion of the EU project inspired by discussions around the Bologna Process. Subsequently, the chapter 11 titled "Practice and Theory: Placement as a part of the Curriculum" is introduced. The third chapter of the thesis focuses on students' internships that run over at the abovementioned high schools. The relevant information obtained from the Library and Information Science university teachers are presented, followed by results compilation and comparison. The final part presents the analysis of students' attitudes towards internship, that were gathered from questionnaires made through the web service easyresearch.biz. Final comparison and utilization rate of...
The development of "Resource Description and Access" cataloguing rules
Kárászová, Lenka ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
Cílem této diplomové práce je zmapovat vývoj vznikajících katalogizačních pravidel "Ressource Description and Access". První část je věnována současným mezinárodním standardům a úmluvám, které výrazně ovlivnily podobu i obsah RDA. Je zde představena historie a vývoj katalogizačních pravidel AACR2 a stručně popsána česká katalogizační politika. Dále jsou zmíněny studie FRBR a FRAD a vysvětleny jejich modely, popsány jsou také Ustanovení mezinárodních zásad katalogizace. Jádrem práce je představení způsobu tvorby pravidel RDA, stručný popis jednotlivých kapitol návrhu pravidel a porovnání s pravidly AACR2, přičemž jsou zmíněny především výrazné změny v konkrétních instrukcích. V praktické části jsou uvedeny příklady zpracování různých typů informačních zdrojů a různých bibliografických entit podle pravidel RDA. Závěrem je nastíněn přínos RDA pro mezinárodní i českou katalogizační praxi.
Current trends in the field of competitive intelligence
Tauchenová, Nikola ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Římanová, Radka (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the issue of Competitive Intelligence, its development, typology, process and used information resources. The thesis focuses especially on the analysis of current trends and tools for competition research. The last part of the thesis deals with the use of Competitive Intelligence within the selected company.

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