COBIB.SI: increment of bibliographic records in 2020

The article presents in detail the data on the annual increment of bibliographic records in 2020 at annual and monthly levels. The analysis includes 185,518 bibliographic records created by 545 cataloguers from 247 libraries. In the last quarter of the year, 30.4% of bibliographic records were created.

Quality control of daily bibliographic records production in the period from 2015 to 2020

In this paper, the results of an analysis of the data quality performed within quality control of daily bibliographic records production in the period from 2015 to 2020 are presented. The sample included 13,478 bibliographic records with associated authority records. The analysis is based on the data quality dimensions that were attributed to the recorded errors of the reviewed bibliographic and normative records.

Professional self-confidence in reading literacy promotion

Participation in professional events in the fields of reading literacy and reading culture has a positive impact on boosting professional self-confidence. The available data reflects the accessibility of professional events for the promotion of reading literacy and reading culture in Slovenia. Practitioners attend such training, but at the same time, they doubt their competence to encourage and plan the development of reading literacy and reading culture.

COBISS+ user experience

User experience is becoming an increasingly important aspect of the quality of services, products and even bibliographic information systems. Due to the lack of comprehensive research into user experience in bibliographic information systems, we developed a questionnaire, covering all key dimensions and aspects of user experience and taking into account the specificities of bibliographic information systems.

Connection between information science and psychology based on the example of the paradox of wisdom, part 1

Wisdom is one of many human mental capabilities. Mental vitality is stereotypically associated with youth and mental decline with old age. However, also aging is a price of wisdom. The connection between neurological decline (senility, dementias) and wisdom development during aging is referred to as the paradox of wisdom.

Information organization and cataloguing: the basis of information professionals education

Teaching and learning how to organize information effectively is a complex process both for educators and students. Cataloguing, which is defined as the process of organizing information by making bibliographic records, is the established procedure for achieving the goal mentioned. Learning the process of cataloguing can be difficult for students because they must become familiar with a large amount of new and complex contents.


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