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  ISSUE 2003, vol. 14, no. 1

Ethics in the information society   (J. Hurych) ... p.  3-6

Initiatives of the European Commission in electronic learning (D. Kindl) ... p. 6-12

Education is a primary concern of government in all European countries. European Union aims to enhance common platform for co-operation in education and training enabling mobility and exchange of students, teachers and researchers among member states, candidate states and so called third countries. These goals are implemented by EU leading funding programmes Leonardo, Tempus and Socrates aimed at improving the quality of education by encouraging cooperation between the participating countries. The European Council Conference held in Lisbon in 2000 and eEurope Action Plan designed strategic goals for the structure and the development of the information society in Europe. ELearning Action Plan contains details the effective integration of Information and Communication Technologies in education and training systems in Europe.

education, teaching, vocational training, lifelong learning, programmes, elearning, universities, European union, European Commission, universities, eLearning Action Plan

Censorship of Hebrew and Jewish books, prints, and manuscripts in Bohemia from the half of the 16th century to the half of the 19th century (L. Kubátová) ... p. 12-20

Existence of very interesting and unique holdings - as for its contents - named the Censor of Jewish books, prints, and manuscripts from 1717-1844 which is housed in the Archives of the National Library of the Czech Republic is mentioned at the beginning of the article. Apart from German writings the holdings include also Jewish, Hebrew, and rabbi texts. The following part of the article deals with a brief survey of settling Jewish in Bohemia and with the introduction of censorship of Jewish and Hebrew books after the coming the Jesuits to Bohemia in 1556. Based on the archival material and special literature the author lists in chronological order individual censors from the end of the 16th century until the year 1844. She describes the duties of censors and if enabled by the literature sources also their publication and work activities. Marginally she mentions also the role of a Jewish pre-censor who was nominated by the Jewish community, because there were no resources preserved as for its activities.

censorship of Jewish books, Jewish censors, holdings named the Censor of Jewish books, prints, and manuscripts from 1717-1844, Bohemia

Selected theoretical and methodological problems of terminography: knowledge acquired in building the Czech terminological database of library and
information science
(J. Schwarz) ... p. 21-41

An article is based on project called "Czech terminological database of library and information science (TDLIS)" that was finished last year (2002). The results of the project are described from theoretical, methodological and historical perspectives. Basic terminographical concepts and theories are shortly outlined, methods and techniques of terminological database compilation are discussed in more details. Key phases are: terminographical team formation, definition of basic project starting points, excerption and identification of concepts and terms and terminological entries compilation. Each step is introduced by description of general methods and concrete examples of TDLIS project solutions are added. History of the Czech and Slovak terminography after 1945 is mentioned and basic information about TDLIS are presented along with overview of TDLIS future developments.

library and information science, terminology management, terminology, terminography, terminological database, theory, methodology, history, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic

Subject categorization of information resources - Conspectus method (M. Balíková) ... p. 42-54

To implement Conspectus method and to make search and browse access to heterogeneous information resources more efficient supposes to improve subject/browsing structure scheme used by the subject-oriented services. Hierarchical structure of the schemes applied by the searching services is discussed and compared with the schemes used in traditional classifications. It is well known that full integration of universal classification schemes improves browsing capabilities, facilitates the creation of hierarchical subject trees, supports interoperability with other services and permits multilingual access to registered information resources. A special attention is paid to the subject categorization of information resources used in Conspectus method; the concordance of universal classifications (DDC and UDC) from point of view of this method and the entering of Conspectus data in bibliographic and authority records is discussed.

conspectus method, subject categorization, hierarchical subject trees, concordance of classifications, classification schemes, Universal decimal classification, Dewey decimal classification, heterogeneous information resources



European association LIBER - an outlook and present activities (V. Balík) ... p. 55-58

Public libraries on a crossroad - the time of changes and the PULMAN Project (M. Ressler) ... p. 58-66

Europe "Under the torch of the modern era" or Prague - Luxemburg (M. Hejnová) ... p. 66-68

A seminar and an exhibition on the 250th anniversary of the coming /advent/ arrival of piarists to Prague (V. Bartůšek) ... p. 68-69

Didactically interesting directions for name cataloguing (H. Vodičková) ... p. 69-70

Ďurovič, M.: Restoration and conservation of public records and books (M. Součková) ... p. 70-71

Tribute to Josef Kollmann. Proceedings to the life jubilee (V. Bartůšek) ... p. 71

Studies on manuscripts, vol. XXXIV/2001 (V. Bartůšek) ... p. 71