Course: Public libraries

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Course title Public libraries
Course code UBK/KTP07
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • FOBEROVÁ Libuše, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • BURGOTT Lukáš, Mgr.
Course content
Academic libraries and their new trends New sources and their usage Budget policy Education policy Growth of digitalization Mobile phone applications Information technologies Virtual space and libraries

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecturing, Lecture supplemented with a discussion
  • unspecified - 2 hours per semester
Recommended literature
  • DUSPIVA, Zdeněk. Digitalizace jako budoucnost elektronických médií. Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-7220-169-7.
  • FOBEROVÁ, L. Vybrané globální trendy v knihovnictví. Brno, 2012.
  • Foberová, Libuše (red.). Konference Kniha ve 21. století: téma: Budoucnost knihoven - trendy a směry. Opava, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7365-335-4.
  • Jean-Claude Carriere, Umberto Eco. Knih se jen tak nezbavíme.. Praha : Argo, 2010. ISBN 978-80-257-0266-6.
  • PAPÍK, Richard. Trendy v rozvoji informačních služeb. Ústí nad Labem, 1999.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava Library science with the focus on public libraries of the community type (1) Journalism, library science and informatics 1 Winter