In autumn 2019, IZUM prepared the medium-term strategy for 2019–2024. Seven strategic objectives are identified. They are described based on the common methodology (situation analysis, description of the objectives, planned measures to achieve the objectives, expected results and effects, indicators and specific risk factors with risk control measures).
The article is a short overview of the development and changes in cataloguing practice in Slovenian libraries from World War II to the present day, with special attention paid to the role and duties of the principal catalogue editor and the National Cataloguing Committee, revealing future actions and trends in the development of the national cataloguing codes.
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.
Leta 2004 je češka vlada sprejela Koncept uvajanja interneta v knjižnice in v tem letu je imelo dostop do interneta 2.121 knjižnic, brez dostopa pa je bilo 3.864 knjižnic. Od leta 2000 teče program Knjižnične javne informacijske službe, ki je bistven za avtomatizacijo čeških knjižnic.
The Institute of Information Science (Institut informacijskih znanosti, IZUM), Maribor, and six Specialised Information Centres operating within the University of Ljubljana, and the Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts participate in the project described in this article.
An assessment of the Splošni slovenski geslovnik (Slovenian general list of subject headings), published by the National and University Library (NUK) in 2000, is dealt with in this article. The analysis of the NUK subject headings list is made in the light of individual principles comprised in 1999 IFLA’s Principles Underlying Subject Heading Languages (SHLs).
The article describes CORC – the OCLC pilot project on co-operative Web-based resource cataloguing, its formation, objectives and performance. The last part gives a short account of IZUM’s experience of participating in the project.
The article presents downloading of bibliographic records from foreign databases to the COBISS system, serials from the ISSN database and monographs from WorldCat.