ISKB65 Group of Experts

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Pavlína Mazáčová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Bc. Radek Bábík (assistant)
Bc. Vojtěch Čermák (assistant)
Kateřina Čížková (assistant)
Bc. Gabriela Ivánková (assistant)
Alexandra Jakabová (assistant)
Mgr. Veronika Jílková (assistant)
Vendula Pavková (assistant)
Bc. Kristýna Šoukalová (assistant)
Mgr. Zbyněk Tajovský (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alice Lukavská
Supplier department: Department of Information and Library Studies - Faculty of Arts
Thu 16:00–17:40 B2.13
Interest in current situation in the LIS and willingness to communicate with the lecturers.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 115 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 110/115, only registered: 0/115, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/115
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The course is an exclusive lecture cycle for the entire university. The course has one teacher from the main workplace, which ensures the content and organization of the subject. Educational content of the course consists of lectures of interesting personalities from the field and transdisciplinary experts from practice. Topics and lectures alternate each week in a given semester. Individual lectures are streamed and made available online.
The aim of the subject is:
- to provide students with current events in the field as well as in a transdisciplinary perspective;
- provide students with the opportunity to meet specific personalities in the field;
- to guide students to a written reflection on selected subject topics
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will be able to:
- understand trends in the field of Information studies and librarianship;
- better apply knowledge from the field to practice;
- to focus on a number of topical issues related to LIS;
- Creatively summarize selected topics in a digital format.
  • For a detailed schedule of lectures, annotations and medallions of lecturers, see the facebook page of
  • Framework areas of lectures:
  • - literary science;
  • - librarianship;
  • - Information sciences;
  • - design of information services;
  • - data management;
  • - philosophy;
  • - pedagogy;
  • - culture.
    recommended literature
  • BAWDEN, David and Lyn ROBINSON. Úvod do informační vědy. Translated by Michal Lorenz - Karel Mikulášek - Dana Vévodová. 1. vydání. Doubravník: Flow, 2017. 451 stran. ISBN 9788088123101. info
  • VICKERY, B. C. and A. VICKERY. Information science in theory and practice. 3. rev. and enl. München: K.G. Saur, 2004. xiii, 400. ISBN 3598116586. info
    not specified
  • Euroguide LIS : the guide to competencies for European professionals in library and information services (Variant.) : The guide to competencies for European professionals in library and information services : euroguide LIS (Orig.). info
  • SHUMAN, Bruce A. Issues for libraries and information science in the Internet age. Engelwood: Libraries Unlimited, 2001. xviii, 228. ISBN 1563088053. info
Teaching methods
Thematic lectures and presentations of LIS specialists and experts from the practice;
Questions and discussions
Assessment methods
Assessment of the subject - colloquium
Conditions for successful completion of the course:
Students of full-time study:
- Regular attendance at lectures;
- maximum of 2 unanswered absences;
- Developing 2 different selected digital artifacts for 2 different lectures;
Students of Combined Study:
- minimum 5 compulsory attendance at lectures;
- Developing 4 (of which at least 3 different) selected digital artifacts for 4 different lectures
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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