Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Zagreb (FFZG)
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Zagreb is committed to assuring excellence and expanding the boundaries of knowledge and insight through teaching and research carried out within a wide range of scholarly fields. The Faculty is part of the University of Zagreb, which is the oldest university in Croatia, and among the oldest universities in south-eastern Europe. The history of the University of Zagreb begins in 1669, while the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences began with its work in 1874/1875. Today the Faculty has over 700 employees, including more than 500 academic staff, in addition to over 600 part-time lecturers. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers more than 100 study programmes at the BA and MA level.
Besides accredited BA, MA, and PhD studies programmes, the Faculty also provides lifelong learning educational opportunities in the ‘Croatian language, literature, and cultural Centre’, the ‘Centre of foreign languages’ and the ‘Centre for permanent education of teachers. Almost all of the Faculty’s Departments (23 in total, with 125 Chairs) regularly run diverse short-term programmes, workshops, and summer schools. Apart from its involvement in the FP7 SERSCIDA project, FFZG is also participating in several different international projects, such as the Europe Engage and InHerit (Heritage Interpretation for Adult Learning) project.
Marijana Glavica MA works as a systems librarian taking care of the library information systems in the FFZG Library. She has experience in implementation and maintenance of integrated library software, and various other information systems for print and digital library collections. She studied psychology, why she also works as a subject librarian for psychology and is involved in education of psychology students in information literacy. During the work on SERSCIDA project, for which she served as a local team leader, she gained experiences and skills related to data archiving and services.
Irena Kranjec MA is currently the acting head of the FFZG Library. She worked as a subject librarian for information sciences, responsible for the library’s information sciences collection and serving faculty and students. She was involved in the SERSCIDA project during which she attended workshops about social sciences data archiving and services. She has a master’s degree in Sociology and has finished an additional two years diploma course in Information Science – Librarianship.
Dobrica Pavlinusic MA works as a systems librarian. His main responsibilities in the library include development, integration and maintenance of information systems and databases for librarians and library users, as well as system administration of Linux servers. He was involved in the SERSCIDA project as an expert for system architecture for data archiving infrastructure. He has a master’s degree in Information Sciences.
Alen Vodopijevec MA is currently employed as a systems librarian at Rudjer Bošković Institute, Croatia’s leading scientific institute in the natural and biomedical sciences. He has a vast experience in development, implementation, integration and maintenance of various information systems, databases, search engines and other digital library systems (national bibliography of scientists, institutional digital repository, search interface for electronic resources, etc.). His skills and specializations include: systems, database and computer networks administration and computer programming. He was involved in the SERSCIDA project as an expert for software tools implementation for data archiving infrastructure. He has a master’s degree in Sociology.