History of Libraries and Librarianship

History of Libraries and Librarianship

Study Cycle: 1




ECTS credit:4

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Kodrič-Dačić Eva, doc. dr. Petek Marija


Libraries: historical development overview

• The first libraries, libraries of the antique world,
• Libraries in the Middle ages, Renaissance and in the period of Enlightement,
• Libraries of the 19th and 20th century,
• Development of libraries and librarianship in Slovenian theritory by centuries,
• Implementation of professional standards to Slovenian research libraries,
• Diversity of library missions and development of different library types,
• Basic principles of librarianship (accesibility of library material) in relation to social conditions,
• Tax supported libraries,
• Development of library phenomena: legal deposit, collection of patriotica…,
• National and international library associations,

Librarianship: historical development overwiev

• Principles of knowledge organisation,
• Catalogues and cataloguing (formal and subject),
• Implementation of standards,
• Librarianship as theoretical approach to library practice,
• Library science development,


• Important librarians and their achivements in the field of librarianship,
Education of librarians.