The seventh IFIP “Human Choice and Computers” Conference held in Maribor in 2006 confirmed Rob Kling’s statement that computer technologies play a key role in the transformation of social relationships – between individuals as well as within communities and institutions. ICT can bring freedom or slavery to people, depending on their awareness of the fact that “High technology requires high ethics.” (Zemanek) Pronounced pervasiveness of ICT and its global impact generate many ethical dilemmas, which cannot be resolved by computer experts if they do not have adequate ethical education.
New technologies are raising also serious problems and concerns that do not seem to get satisfying answers. To come to some understanding of this phenomenon, we built a simple model of processes, driving the development of new technologies.
Through a brief summary of the history and structure of Bulgarian librarianship, the paper reveals how the library community has been gradually integrated into the international COBISS.Net network. Presented are the very beginnings of the librarianship and its subsequent expansion in the independent Bulgaria.
Research on wisdom has become popular primarily in the last two decades. There is no generally excepted deﬁnition as yet, but a general consensus exists that wisdom is a concept, which can be studied from various aspects, similarly to information.
The aim of the paper is to outline the recommended methods for development of authentic leadership: mentorship/coaching, action learning, 360 degree leadership, succession system and story tellling technique. Employees in the organizations of the new era need a positive leadership where the leader is true to himself/herself and is therefore authentic leader. Authentic leaders are self conﬁdent people, full of optimism, ﬂexible and possess hope.
The paper investigates the role and nature of qualitative research of library practice and/or possibilities to form library services, and the impact of such research on the library operation as a whole.
This paper presents various aspects concerning recipients of unsolicited e-mail advertising – spam; in many cases, the unethical nature of such advertising has been established.
Biblioteka Miroslava Premrua među posebnim bibliotekama u Univerzitetskoj biblioteci “Svetozar Marković” u Beogradu
After the opening of its new building in 1926, the University Library received many gifts; the ﬁrst among them was a special collection of Petar Budmani. Today, the University Library holds 26 important special collections.
In his paper, the author presents the problem of how to scientiﬁcally deﬁne human behaviour through the relation between behaviour and the body on one side and social rules on the other.