Conference Programme


Session coordinator: Zdeněk Uhlíř,  National Library of the Czech Republic
Where: 22. 5. 2006, 10:00 - 16:00, Assembly Room of the Czech National Library
This workshop will be held in Czech language only, no translation facilities will be available.
Session coordinator: Adriana Cronin Lukas,  Big Blog Company, United Kingdom
Where: 22. 5. 2006, 10:00 - 13:00, Prague Economic Chamber, Fr. Kafka 7 square, Prague 1
Blogging Explained
  • Introduction to blogging
  • Format overview
  • Implications overview
  • Network overview
  • Best practice overview
  • Design overview
  • Tools and technology overview
Blogging Format In-depth
  • The power of permalinks
  • Trackbacks de-mystified
  • Value-sharing via the blogroll
  • Comments options explored
  • Order explained
Tools and Technology Basics
  • The Big Four
  • Differentiation and your needs
  • Training overview
Search Engines Optimization (SEO) and Blogs Basics
  • Why search engines love blogs
  • The scourge of the splog
  • Ethical SEO via blogs
  • Social media and related technologies
    • RSS/web feeds/syndication
    • Social tagging
    • Collaborative social media (wikis and folksonomies)
    Session coordinator: Liz Blankson-Hemans,  Thomson Dialog, United Kingdom
    Where: 22. 5. 2006, 9:30 - 13:00, CERGE, Politických vězňů 7, 2nd floor, room no. 7

    This session discusses the business competencies necessary for marketing yourself and your Information Centre, using the marketing principles of Packaging, Promoting and Persuading. It offers a clearer understanding of these "3 Ps", as well as the basics of a marketing plan for your service delivery. The workshop will be held in English (translation facilities will be available).

    The workshop will be led by Mrs. Liz Blankson-Hemans, Director of the department Information Professional Development, Dialog, a Thomson business.

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    The workshop is organized in cooperation with CERGE-EI.

    Session coordinator: Anita Joice,  Oxford University Press, United Kingdom
    Where: 26. 5. 2006, 10:00 - 12:00, Prague Economic Chamber, Fr. Kafka 7 square, Prague 1
    This training is organised for Czech public libraries only.
    Session coordinator: Vladimír Karen,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
    Where: 23. 5. 2006, 11:00 - 13:00, New Auditorium

    Welcome Address

    Author: Hana Machková, Vice-President for International and Public Relations, University of Economics, Czech Republic

    Opening Address

    Author: Vladimír Karen, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

    Scientific Communication: Evolution or Paradigm Shift?

    Author: Allan Foster, Information Industry Consultant & Writer, United Kingdom

    To Arrange the Window - the Creation of an Integrated Local View on Information Diversity

    Author: Lothar Nunnenmacher, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

    What is Our Future Standing on?

    Author: Boris Škandera, Informetal, interest association, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Miluše Fukalová / Mittal Steel Ostrava a.s., Blanka Polochová / VÚHŽ a.s.

    Session coordinator: Jiří Kadleček,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
    Where: 23. 5. 2006, 14:00 - 17:00, New Auditorium

    RefWorks - Helping Raise Information Literacy Competency Standards in Higher Education Through New Based Tools

    Author: Nick Barber, RefWorks, United Kingdom

    Fulltext Information Extraction

    Author: Jan Žbirka, Tovek Partner, Czech Republic

    Catalogue Enrichment for OPACs from Bowker

    Author: Kai-Henning Gerlach, Bowker Berlin Office, Germany

    Posters presentation

    Author:  různí autoři / various authors, 

    CSA Continues Growth

    Author: Alan Golden, CSA, United Kingdom

    New Technologies in Ex Libris Library Systems and Introduction of Verde - System for e-resources Management

    Author: Jiří Pavlík, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

    Efficient Application and Information Management in Education

    Author: Christian Günther, H+H Software GmbH, Germany

    Session coordinator: Anna Diačiková,  Chemosvit, Slovakia
    Where: 23. 5. 2006, 14:00 - 17:30, Auditorium D

    Ernst & Young Center for Business Knowledge

    Author: Břetislav Šimral, Ernst & Young, k. s., Czech Republic

    Creating a Knowledge Sharing Culture: How to Thrive on Change

    Author: Liz Blankson-Hemans, Thomson Dialog, United Kingdom

    Selected Problems of Information and Knowledge Management in Large Metallurgical Corporation

    Author: Miluše Fukalová, Mittal Steel Ostrava a.s., Czech Republic

    Information Audit – the Way to Development of the Knowledge-based Organization

    Author: Petr Očko, Charles University - Institute of Librarianship and Information Studies, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Michaela Dombrovská / Ústav informačních studií a knihovnictví, FF UK

    The Organization of Electronic Documents in Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs)

    Author: Martin van der Walt, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

    Workflow in the Organisation

    Author: Jan Mottl, AiP Safe s.r.o., Czech Republic

    Bringing Context to Content with Taxonomies and Classifications

    Author: Pavel Kocourek, INCAD, c/o Convera CZ, Czech Republic

    Session coordinator: Martin Lhoták,  Main Library of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
    Where: 24. 5. 2006, 8:30 - 12:00, New Auditorium

    Blogs and Social Media Inside an Enterprise - Internal Communication and Management of Information Flows

    Author: Adriana Cronin Lukas, Big Blog Company, United Kingdom

    Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia

    Author: Petr Kadlec, Wikipedia, Czech Republic

    Integration of New Technologies for Searching on the Web into Library Information Services

    Author: Nadežda Andrejčíková, Cosmotron Bohemia, s.r.o., Czech republic

    Specialist Tools for Tackling the Hidden Web

    Author: Karen Blakeman, RBA Information Services, United Kingdom

    Search of Multimedia Content on the Internet

    Author: Michal Krsek, CESNET, a.l.e., Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Michal Illich / Jyxo, Ivan Dolezal / CESNET

    Semantic Web Navigation - Excalibur Project

    Author: Pavel Kocourek, INCAD, c/o Convera CZ, Czech Republic

    Session coordinator: Milan Špála,  Charles University - 1st Medical Faculty, Czech Republic
    Where: 24. 5. 2006, 09:00 - 12:30, Auditorium D

    Open Access: an Overview from the UK

    Author: Allan Foster, Information Industry Consultant & Writer, United Kingdom

    Open Access - an Aggregators View

    Author: Gareth Williams, ProQuest Information and Learning, United Kingdom

    Open Access to Professional Information - Proclamation or Danger?

    Author: Jindra Planková, Silesian University - Faculty of Philosophy and Science, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: David Piňos / Ústřední knihovna FPF Slezské univerzity v Opavě

    Digital Libraries and Citation Services

    Author: Eva Bratková, Charles University - Institute of Librarianship and Information Studies, Czech Republic

    The Impact of Open Access Policies on Libraries: Shaping the New Era in the Publishing Industry

    Author: Daphne Kyriaki-Manessi, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Greece

    Co-authors: Challeplioglou Artemis / Foundation of Biomedical Research of the Academy of Athens, Vasilakaki Eugenia / DBS SA Informatic Services Company

    Open Archive in the Field of Economics: NEREUS, European Gate to Publications

    Author: Jacques Hellemans, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

    Trends in Accessibility of Chemical Journals

    Author: Aliaksandr Rahoisha, Belarusian State University, Belarus

    Session coordinator: Jiří Kadleček,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
    Where: 24. 5. 2006, 13:30 - 17:15, New Auditorium

    Come and discover the latest NPG publications and developments in 2006

    Author: Rocio Machhaus, Nature Publishing Group, United Kingdom

    Dilemmas of Scientific Databases

    Author: Jaroslav Šilhánek, Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic

    Scopus - New Features & Functionalities

    Author: Sandra Grijzenhout, Elsevier, Netherlands

    SpringerLink Integrates Journals, Reference Works and Ebooks

    Author: Frans Lettenström, Springer, Germany

    A Comparative Analysis of Information Services

    Author: Barbara Dixee, Knovel Corporation, USA

    Co-authors: Christina Pierce / Marketing Manager for Knovel

    Comparison of Some Databases from the Point of View of Processing the Czech Sources

    Author: Jaroslav Horký, MEDISTYL, Ltd., Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Boček Bohumil / Medistyl Praha, Bočková Martina / Medistyl Praha, Šmídová Lucie / ÚISK Praha

    Ongoing Digitization of Wiley Content and Other Developments on Wiley InterScience

    Author: Brett Thomas, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, United Kingdom

    Using ESDU in Engineering Education - Solving Faculty Time and Resource Dillema

    Author: John Hammar, Information Handling Services - IHS Inc., United Kingdom

    Session coordinator: Filip Vojtášek,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
    Where: 24. 5. 2006, 13:30 - 17:00, Auditorium D

    Information Resources for Social Sciences and Humanities: Generalization, Specifics and Interesting Facts

    Author: Petra Šedinová, Masaryk University in Brno - Faculty of Education, Czech Republic

    European Social Fund as a Resource for Electronic Information Resources Funding

    Author: Milan Kovář, Jabok, Czech Republic

    The Future of Search and Information Retrieval. Build Your Own eLibrary

    Author: Mechthild Geesen, K. G. Saur Verlag, A Part of The Thomson Corporation, Germany

    Oxford's Virtual Online Library

    Author: Anita Joice, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom

    Co-authors: Kamran Kardan / Oxford University Press

    Manuscriptorium Digital Library

    Author: Stanislav Psohlavec, AiP Beroun s.r.o., Czech Republic

    FACTIVA.COM – Better Decisions. Faster.

    Author: Johanna Bristow, ProQuest Information and Learning, United Kingdom

    Getting the Most out of SourceOECD

    Author: François Barnaud, OECD, France

    Session coordinator: ...,  INFORUM 2006 Organizing Committee
    Where: 24. 5. 2006, 19:30 - 21:00, Chapel of Mirrors, Klementinum

    For limited capacity reasons, the first part of the INFORUM social evening - the INFOCONCERT - is intended only for invited VIP guests, speakers, INFORUM 2006 Award recipients and exhibitors.

    The INFORUM 2006 Awards will be announced at the INFOCONCERT.

    Session coordinator: ...,  INFORUM 2006 Organizing Committee
    Where: 24. 5. 2006, 21:00 - 23:00, Vine Courtyard, Klementinum
    he INFORUM 2006 reception will take place in the Vine Courtyard (or in the case of rain in the Klementinum Palace corridors).
    Session coordinator: Miroslav Bartošek,  Masaryk University, Czech Republic
    Where: 25. 5. 2006, 8:30 - 12:00, New Auditorium

    Digital Libraries Technology

    Author: Miroslav Bartošek, Masaryk University - Institute of Computer Science, Czech Republic

    Browsing Czech Web Archive

    Author: Jan Hutař, National Library of the Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Lukáš Matějka / Fakulta informatiky MU, Brno, Ludmila Celbová / Národní knihovna ČR

    Systems for Creating Digital Libraries

    Author: Vlastimil Krejčíř, Masaryk University - Institute of Computer Science, Czech Republic

    The DiVA System: Current Status and Ongoing Development

    Author: Uwe Klosa, Uppsala University, Sweden

    Co-authors: Eva Müller / Uppsala University Library

    Accessing Digital Documents at Charles University in Prague

    Author: Lucia Tesařová, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Pavel Krbec / Ústav výpočetní techniky UK v Praze

    Shibboleth - Elegant Technology for Remote Access to Databases

    Author: Jiří Pavlík, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

    Universal Search Portal as an Integrative Solution for Digital Libraries

    Author: Iva Celbová, SEFIRA spol. s r.o., Czech Republic

    Session coordinator: Eva Lesenková,  Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education, Czech Republic
    Where: 25. 5. 2006, 8:30 - 12:30, Auditorium D

    A New Model for Procuring e-Books for the Virtual Learning Environment

    Author: David Ball, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

    The Library of Educational Objects in Medicine - Collaboration of High Schools in Scope of Standard Multimedia Resources

    Author: Jitka Feberová, Charles University in Prague - 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Pavel Kasal, Jan Polášek, Pavel Krbec

    Setting-up an Institutional Repository of Biomedical Literature Authored by Italian Researchers

    Author: Elisabetta Poltronieri, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy

    Co-authors: Moreno CURTI / IRCCS Policlinico S.Matteo, Pavia, Italy, Roberto RICCI / Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy, Paolo ROAZZI / Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy, Albina RUMEO / Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy, Ivana TRUCCOLO / Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy

    Introduction to BMJ Publishing Group

    Author: Helen Barraclough, BMJ Publishing Group, United Kingdom

    Co-authors: Julie Halfacre / BMJ Publishing Group


    Author: Vincent Maessen, Ovid Technologies, Germany

    Transformation of the Scientific Medical Library IKEM

    Author: Vladimír Rous, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Czech Republic

    News from ProQuest: Medical Resources MyiLibrary and Evidence Matters

    Author: Marika Janoušková, ProQuest Information and Learning, United Kingdom

    Documentation Service of the Medigrid Project: Documenting the Semantics of Medical Data

    Author: Adéla Jarolímková, CESNET, a.l.e., Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Petr Lesný / FN Motol Praha, Kryštof Slabý / FN Motol Praha, Jan Vejvalka / FN Motol Praha, Tomáš Holeček / Fakulta humanitních studií UK

    Experience with Developing the e-Learning Educational Materials

    Author: Olga Tomoszková, Regional Institute of Hygiene, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Milena Menzlová / Ostravská univerzita - Zdravotně sociální fakulta

    Session coordinator: Martin Svoboda,  State Technical Library in Prague, Czech Republic
    Where: 25. 5. 2006, 13:30 - 15:30, New Auditorium

    PANEL DISCUSSION: The Copy Right in the e-World

    Author: Martin Svoboda, State Technical Library in Prague, Czech Republic

    Closing Address

    Author: Vladimír Karen, Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic

    Session coordinator: Jakub Petřík,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
    Where: 23. 5. 2006, - 25. 5. 2006, entry between New Auditorium and Rajska Building

    The Open e-print Archive E-LIS Invites Czech Authors [contribution]

    Author: Eva Bratková, Charles University - Institute of Librarianship and Information Studies, Czech Republic

    XML and Security [poster / contribution]

    Author: Dagmar Brechlerová, Czech University of Agriculture - Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech Republic

    Information Strategy and Creation of Information Sources in Design [poster / contribution]

    Author: Anna Faklová, Slovak Design Center, Slovakia

    Out of the Scratch, Into the Blue? Considerations upon Designing of a New Digital Library [poster/contribution]

    Author: Henryk Hollender, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

    The Emergence of the Specialized Digital Library of the National Film Archive in Prague [contribution]

    Author: Pavla Janásková, National Film Archive in Prague, Czech Republic

    Tools for Collaborative Creating and Sharing Information and Knowledge [contribution]

    Author: Jiří Jelínek, University of Economics - Faculty of Management, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Tomáš Kincl

    Fulltext Databases of Theses and Dissertations – Free Access to Valuable Source of Specialized Information [contribution]

    Author: Věra Jurmanová Volemanová, Masaryk University in Brno - Faculty of Arts, Czech Republic

    Providing Full-texts and Factual Data [contribution]

    Author: Rostislav Kudláček, Information Specialist, Czech Republic

    The Digitization and Digital Collections in Research and Archival Libraries in Estonia [poster / contribution]

    Author: Helle Maaslieb, Estonian Literary Museum Archival Library, Estonia

    Co-authors: Signe Jantson / University of Tallinn

    The European Library - Project TEL-ME-MOR [poster / contribution]

    Author: Eva Marvanová, National Library of the Czech Republic

    Investing in Knowledge for Heritage Management: DIHELIA E-Portal Project [contribution]

    Author: Sebastia Montserrat, University of Barcelona, Spain

    Co-authors: Eva Delgado, Pablo Campoy

    Information System Media Education (ISM): Networking for a New Digital Reference Tool [poster / contribution]

    Author: Heike vom Orde, Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation (BR), Germany

    SciTech Navigator [poster / contribution]

    Author: Alena Paulíková, Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, Slovakia

    Access to Information Resources from the View of ten Years Experience [contribution]

    Author: Jiří Potáček, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry Brno

    Co-authors: Svobodová Věra / MZLU v Brně

    Information Support of Business Processes - Expectation and Reality [poster / contribution]

    Author: Tomáš Rain, Czech University of Agriculture in Prague, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Ivana Švarcová

    Polythematic Structured Subject Heading System as a Tool to Organize Electronic Information Resources by Subject [poster / contribution]

    Author: Linda Skolková, State Technical Library in Prague, Czech Republic

    Co-authors: Markéta Máliková /Státní technická knihovna, Lucie Šmídová / Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická v Praze, Ústav informačních studií a knihovnictví FF UK

    Electronic Portal for Local Government ePUSA [poster / contribution]

    Author: Jaroslav Svoboda, Ministry of Interior - Department on Public Administration Informatics, Czech Republic

    Open Access to Scientific Information – What It Will Bring to the Libraries and Who Will Pay for It? [contribution]

    Author: Martin Vítů, Charles University - Institute of Librarianship and Information Studies, Czech Republic

    Creating of Effective Information System for Wood Processing Sector [poster / contribution]

    Author: Alena Zuzánková, Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Slovakia

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