ISKB44 Excursion to Libraries

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Bc. Barbora Fukárková (lecturer)
PhDr. Pavla Kovářová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Bc. Lucie Kurdiovská (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Marek (lecturer)
Bc. Natálie Velecká (lecturer)
Bc. Tomáš Zábranský (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Pavla Kovářová, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alice Lukavská
Supplier department: Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 45 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/45, only registered: 75/45
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to illustrate the functioning of the libraries and the current trends inlibrarianship on examples of foreign libraries. Emphasis will also be put on library architecture and service design.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to:
- compare the practice in Czech and selected foreign libraries;
- identify examples of good and bad practices and their portability possibilities into Czech libraries;
- discuss current challenges in library practice in an international context.
  • The focus of the content of the course is dependent on the selected country and the libraries in the given year - Germany in 2020. During the excursion, the students will be acquainted with at least one city and one academic library. In their environment, architecture, interior equipment, services and processes will be addressed. Alongside libraries, at least one other memory institution will be included in the program. For comparison with the Czech practice, a commentary of teachers will be provided.
    You will be informed about the details at the beginning of the semester.
  • literatura nevložena
Teaching methods
excursion, discussions, group tasks
Assessment methods
compulsory attendance at the excursion, fulfillment of tasks
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: třídenní exkurze.

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