Dr. Sanjica Faletar

Fac. of Humanities, Social SciDept. of Information Sciences

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Fac. of Humanities, Social SciDept. of Information Sciences


Sanjica Faletar Tanacković is a professor at Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, Croatia.  She obtained her PhD in Information science in 2009 from Zagreb University, Croatia.  She won Ljerka Markić-Čučuković Foundation Award which is given to the best LIS students at the University of Zagreb (2000), and Eva Verona Award  which is awarded by Croatian Library Association to best young LIS professionals in Croatia (2006). She participated/or is participating in a EU FP4 Coordination action CALIMERA (Cultural Applications: Local Institutions Mediating Electronic Resource Access), COST Action ARKWORK (European Information Sciences Education: Encouraging Mobility and Learning Outcomes Harmonization), Erasmus+ project EINFOSE (Archeological Practices and Knowledge Work In the Digital Environment) and DECriS (Digital Education for Crisis Situations: Times when there is no alternative), and University of Osijek funded research project "Information needs of Alzheimer patients and their caregivers" (PI) and "Building Dementia-Friendly Public Libraries: Theoretical and Practical Implications" (PI). She served as a President of the Croatian Reading Association (2006-2008). She is a member of the Editorial Board for the Libellarium: journal for the research of writing, books, and cultural heritage institutions and a co-director for the biennial international conference Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) which has been organized since 2000 by Rutgers University, US, Zadar University, Croatia, and Osijek University, Croatia. She is a country representative for Croatia in ASIS&T European Chapter and iSchools. Her research interests are in human information behavior and library services to the underprivileged, library architecture and LIS education.