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Users of information retrieval services in National Medical Library in Prague
Hrbek, David ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Drobíková, Barbora (referee)
(in English) This bachelor thesis deals with the National Medical Library users' survey who use their search services. It shows a characteristic of the chosen users' sample and study results of their feedback. The aim of this thesis is to record interaction between National Medical Library and the users and to evaluate an asset of the search services form the library users on the basis of collected data, respectively the fact if these users consider it to be useful for them. I have used input and output questionnaires for data collecting and the personal interviews as well. Some specialised library staff participated in the specific que- stions' creation. The interviews with the respondents were made by myself. A sociological profile of a common user of the search services emerged from this survey as regards to age, study or a job. Due to a specific status of the library It could be assumed in advance that all the respondents participated in medical field. The personal interviews with the users showed to be very useful because it came out that some respondents didn't have event the basic knowledge of the literary research. This fact couldn't be seen in the written questionnaires. This bachelor thesis' topic haven't been processed too often so far. Nevertheless it was showed that this survey could...
Avoiding information as a type of information behaviour
Šiborová, Jitka ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Lipková, Helena (referee)
The aim of this diploma thesis has been a description of the phenomenon of avoiding information as one of the types of information behaviour. Avoiding information is the opposite of active information searching, but only during the last few decades it has been perceived as a problem. It often appears as related to health information, that is why my diploma thesis is primarily focused on this area. Given the fact that there doesn't exist the more detailed elaboration in Czech, the important contribution of this diploma thesis is the complex sight on this problematics. In the theoretical part there has been analyse existing abroad literature related to this topic. There have been described the influencing factors of avoiding information, then the reasons, which lead to this behaviour and the methods and strategies through which avoiding information is applied. It used the methods of quantitative and qualitative research in the practical part. keywords: avoiding information, information behaviour, seeking information, health, health information
Utilization of selected medical thesauri and classifications in patient information portals
Labský, Jan ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
(in English) The thesis examines the use of medical thesauri and classifications in portals containing medical information for laymen. The thesis first describes the selected thesauri, classifications and individual portals. A survey was carried out exploring users' reasons for researching medical information. Subsequently, selected subjects were observed researching information on previously selected portals. The observation was complemented with semi- structured interviews with the subjects. The observed results were used to discern the key manifestations of the connection between portals and medical thesauri. The individual portals were further evaluated and their features most important to users were identified.
Legislative framework of operation and services of libraries in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia: comparative analysis
Haraštová, Simona ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
Following thesis has a task to analyse free library laws - czech, slovak and polish. Thesis consists of two parts - theoretical and practical. In theoretical part is analysed firstly czech library law. Later slovak and polish library law are analysed. In practical part is firstly explained method - comparative analysis. Further there are formulated a research questions. Sampling and coding with indicators follow. Then method of analysis is solved - in our case comparation, where czech, slovak and polish library law are compared with help of the indicators. Further there are results of interviews with V. Richter and Z. Matušík. In the end there is a brief final summary.
Natural disasters or technical accidents in libraries: a comparative case study of two libraries affected by the floods
Melichová, Karolína ; Drobíková, Barbora (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
The thesis deals with a comparative case study of two libraries affected by floods in the year 2002. For this work were selected two libraries - the Municipal Library in Kralupy nad Vltavou and the Hus Library in Modřany. In the introduction, work is devoted generally to natural disasters and their and their typology. In more detail, a natural disaster of the flood is treated here. This section summarizes the findings of a flood event in 2002. In the next chapters, the thesis deals with a comparative case study, which summarizes the findings from two affected libraries. This research is complemented by interviews with librarians, volunteers and the archive press, which captures the time around the floods. At the end of the thesis, the libraies are compared in the area of flood managemen, and the case study evalution is presented here. Powered by TCPDF (
Research Group Collaboration Using Information and Communication Technology: Situation in Selected Groups in the Czech Republic
Trtíková, Ilona ; Vlasák, Rudolf (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee) ; Sklenák, Vilém (referee)
Dissertation Mgr. Ilona Trtíková Research Group Collaboration Using Information and Communication Technology: Situation in Selected Groups in the Czech Republic Abstract The dissertation deals with collaboration within research groups and with their environment using information and communication technology. A qualitative probe research was conducted to see how the collaboration works, at what levels, what kind of information and data is shared with the use of what software tools and services. An overview of available types of collaboration software was made. Semi-structured interviews were conducted in selected research groups on the basis of which the patterns and tools for collaboration were established. The grounded theory method was chosen to process the data collected from interviews and analyses. The result of the thesis is the research cycle with marked activities in which cooperation is taking place in the studied groups. This documents the state of usage of information and communication technology in research collaboration. It was found that information and communication technology does have an impact on research work in the whole scientific cycle in the studied research groups. Keywords: research groups, e-science, e-research, ICT technology, collaboration
Comparative analysis of database vendors services
Ostráková, Natalie ; Papík, Richard (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
(anglicky) Database vendors are traditional significant subjects of informaton industry. Today they operate on the information market for almost 50 years, during that time their services have changed. This master thesis aims to examine and basically analyze the actual offer of their services, compare chosen features of them and to carry out evaluation of the services. The text presents database vendors and so called aggreggators and their traditional services. Also the price policy of the database vendors is mentioned. Case study of the offer of services of four database vendors is performed. The results demostrated, that traditional services of database vendors are still significant part of their product offer. But the form has changed. And some subject also offer services not typical for traditional database vendors.
Faculty of medicine students' information behavior
Novák, Michal ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Horváth, David (referee)
in English Introduction. This thesis aims to qualitatively map the current situation of the information behavior and fulfilment information-seeking needs of students of the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles University, which can be reflected in subsequent professional practice of graduates. Methods. Analysis of selected Czech information behavior studies defined the research questions used in semi-structured interviews with the respondents from the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles University. Conclusions were deducted through the complex analysis of the interview records and then compared with selected foreign researches. Result. The interviews were conducted with 20 respondents from General Medicine, General Nurse and Physiotherapy across different years of study. The result is very complex and detailed probe into their information behavior. Conclusion. Research has provided a great deal of knowledge about respondents' information behavior from their own perspective and a deeper insight into the issue. This knowledge can serve as a valuable basis for further research.
Information Needs and Information Behaviour of Fashion Bloggers
Volfová, Kristýna ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Fiala, Jakub (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on the topic of informational behaviour of fashion bloggers. It tries to find out if fashion bloggers need to go to libraries to work on their blogs. The thesis consists of two parts; a theoretical one and a practical one. The theoretical part deals with informational behaviour and informational needs in general. It also briefly analyses the current state of fashion blogs and the work of bloggers. The second part of the work evaluates the interviews with fashion bloggers. Their working environment is describe and the current state of the fashion blogging world is shown through their eyes. Next it explains informational behaviour and informational needs of fashion bloggers with respect to their answers in the survey. The survey is more deeply explained in the second part. The final chapter summarises the work and the research. Based on the found facts it gives recommendations on how libraries can attract more people, who have similar interest to fashion bloggers.
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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