13th Conference on Professional Information Resources

Paper details

Conference Opening: Information Literacy and Knowledge

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

Where: 28. 5. 2008, 10.30 - 12.45, New Auditorium

INFORUM 2008 - Opening Address

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


About author:

Vladimír Karen (born in 1963) graduated at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague in 1988. Then he joined the first Compact Disc manufacturer Gramofonove zavody in Lodenice near Prague, where he was initially co-responsible for starting up the premastering studio and then for the introduction of CD-ROM production and publishing the first Czech demo CD-ROM.

Vladimir Karen became a co-founder of a private company ICOME s.r.o . in 1991, which was a pioneering company in the CD-ROM business in the former Czechoslovakia. The company later transformed into Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., where he is now the Managing Director.

Other papers in this session:

Welcome Address

Author: Richard Hindls, rektor, The University of Economics, Czech Republic

Accessing Information and Creating Knowledge: Implications for Providers and for Users

Author: Ralph Catts, University of Stirling, United Kingdom

Information Literacy: Still in the Wings or Taking Centre Stage?

Author: Debbi Boden, University of Worcester, United Kingdom

Print vs. electronic - Student Information Behavior in a Fuzzy Information Universe

Author: Sonja Špiranec, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Department of Information Sciences, Croatia


Ivana Hebrang-Grgić / Mihaela Banek Zorica, University of Zagreb - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences