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.
Pregled novosti v spletni aplikaciji Bibliografije in v informacijskem sistemu SICRIS (julij 2014–marec 2015)
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COBISS is a synonym for autonomous library information systems, used in Slovenia and in the countries of the South-Western Balkans for over 20 years. With the aim of faster exchange of bibliographic records in the region, these countries signed an agreement on the establishment of the COBISS.Net network in 2003.
The COBISS.MK system and shared cataloguing represent key issues in the field of librarianship for Macedonia. Research reveals that cataloguers are satisfied with the COBISS2/Cataloguing software module and that the quality of bibliographic records depends primarily on cataloguers’ familiarity with cataloguing rules and on their use of manuals.
The concept of authentication and authorisation infrastructure represents a shift from the standard ways of “omnia mea mecum porto”, where every information service or application (both web and desktop) maintains its own system of user data. A system built on mutual trust separates the authentication part from the authorisation part.
Language is an important factor of economic development; translation and localisation are necessary for the overall progress and economic development. In the European Union, language is key and English is no longer sufficient for the development of a common language policy; they are now striving to achieve a situation where every European would speak at least two foreign languages. In science, the number of publications in the researchers’ mother tongues has increased and publishing in English is no longer a sign of prestige.
The paper describes the creation of the bibliographical collection called Biomedicina Slovenica (BS) and its connection to the COBISS system. BS is a specialised bibliographical collection for the area of biomedicine in the process of development by the Institute of Biomedical Informatics of the Faculty of Medicine in Ljubljana since 1976.