Knjižnica Filozofskog fakulteta
Sveučilišta u Zagrebu
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Institutional Repository

Audiovisual departments and collections in public libraries : examples of the Zagreb City Libraries


Downloads per month over past year

Radić, Nikola. (2018). Audiovisual departments and collections in public libraries : examples of the Zagreb City Libraries. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science. [mentor Hebrang Grgić, Ivana].

PDF (Croatian)
Download (898kB) | Preview


The work presents historical review of the first musical collections in the world and in the Croatia, which, as the foremost of libraries collections of audio visual materials, started to be founded in the 19th century. With the collection of music materials in the world and in Croatia, the work also includes the chronology of music collections of libraries of the various institutions in the City of Zagreb. They were often closed type and with special purpose. They had or still have a rich collection of musical materials. Special emphasis is given to the development of musical, audiovisual and multimedia collections in Croatian public libraries with an emphasis on the network of the Zagreb City Libraries. The work also deals with the function and organization of these departments, their diversity, organization of work, copyright protection and related rights, digitalization and reproduction of materials. Part of the work is dedicated to the space and equipment and work with the customers. The research work covers six libraries of the Zagreb City Libraries, which have the largest audiovisual and multimedia departments, covering five segments of work over a period of five years. These Libraries stand out for the richest history, collection size, frequency of borrowing, membership and acquisition of musical and audiovisual materials. The conclusion elaborates about some of the challenges that modern musical and audiovisual departments are faced.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: public library, music department, AV department, music collection, Zagreb City Libraries
Subjects: Information sciences
Information sciences > Librarianship
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Hebrang Grgić, Ivana
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2019 09:20
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2019 09:28

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item