Financial Resources of Libraries
Session coordinator: Milan Špála, Charles University in Prague - First Faculty of Medicine
Time and venue: May 25, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM, Auditorium D
To Continue in Centralised EIR Purchase in Slovakia – What Are the Odds?
Mária Žitňanská, Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Bratislava, Slovakia
Michal Sliacky, Marián Vaňo - Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Bratislava, Slovakia
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After two years since the NISPEZ (National Information System promoting Research and Development in Slovakia – Access to Electronic Information Resources) project implementation, the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information (SC STI) – as the project solver – intends to review the most important outputs of its specific targets. The paper presents information about implementation of the project strategic goal: information support to scientific research and development in Slovakia. The main part of the paper is focused on evaluation of the whole solution which enables to coordinate and centralise purchase of EIR for science and research community in Slovakia for more than two years. Effectiveness of the reached solution is concerned as well as its impact on users´ satisfaction are based on results of EIR applications by individual institutions, results of questionnaires, etc. Suggestions how to solve information support of research and development in Slovakia are introduced in the paper. The final part of the paper is devoted to scientia.sk – a search portal , which has been sucessfully implemented and put into operation. The portal aim is to increase efficiency of search performed by users in searching information on the available EIR.
Author's professional CV
The autor graduated from Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University in Bratislava – Department of Library Science and Scientifical Informations. Since 2007 she has been working as a Deputy Director for library and information activities in the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information. She deals with development and promotion of library and information systems and services, participates on national projects for support science and research in Slovak Republic. She is a member of the Methodical Board of Slovak National Library, the Slovak Library Association Executive Council and the chair of Technical Committee 69 – Terminology. Information, and Documentation.