Integration of e-book acquisition and lending into the COBISS system is presented, leading to the development of a new software module: COBISS3/Electronic Resources. The module enables acquisition procedures of electronic material and linking to e-lending portals.
At Polje Primary School, on the day of technology organised within the framework of activity days, pupils of the 6th grade learn about the COBISS system and about searching in COBISS/OPAC. In six periods, pupils also learn about how to cite sources correctly and about the rules for writing term papers.
Academic and research libraries/librarians were always important partners to the scientific research community. As a result of developments in scholarly communication, information resources availability in electronic form, networks and national research policies librarians are challenged to find new ways to engage with research communities.
A historical view of the social economy of the COBISS system and of the COBISS.Net network is presented. Library economics is an important part of librarianship. From an economic point of view, the COBISS co-operative online bibliographic information system and the COBISS.Net network are examples of a genuine development of such systems with typical elements of post-market paradigm of the social economy.
The article shows the annual increment of material in COBIB.SI. The data on the increment of bibliographic records by months for 2014 was analysed. With an increment of 10.65%, January 2014 was the leading month, followed by October with 9.41%. On an annual level, the largest number of bibliographic records is created on Mondays and Tuesdays.