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Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (SIAE)

  • Founded:
    1991

The library and documentation unit have been an integral part of SIAE's activities since its foundation in 1991. Its main task encompass the collecting, processing, storing and loaning of publications, publishing an informative bulletin, producing a national database of adult education providers and their programs/courses and collecting and online presenting statistical data on adult education.

Online Catalogue: 
Countries served: 
Slovenia
Library staff total: 
2
Parent organisation: 
SIAE

Collection

Books and documents: 

11.000

Periodicals p.a.: 

60

Multimedia / Audiovisual Material: 

200

Annual growth: 

70

Methods of Data Management

Cataloging Rules: 

The Concise AACR2, ISBDs, PPIAK

Classification System: 

Universal Decimal Classification (UDC)

Methods of Data Processing: 

Computerized

Indexing Tool: 

European Education Thesaurus

Database Software: 

COBISS

Services and Special Activites

Information Services Provided: 

Lending and referral services, collection and dissemination of information on research, development and programs in adult education.

Publications Produced: 

Online bulletin "E-novicke" (11 issues per year in Slovenian and 2 issues per year in English language).

Special Activities: 

Online national database of adult education providers and their offer of courses, online presentation of statistical data on adult education - "InfoMozaik" (both in Slovenian language).

Studies and Surveys: 

Survey of the Adult Education Offer (annually).

Other Material

Challenges and Obstacles in Carrying out the Work: 

Shortage of funding.

Strategies and Perspectives to Improve Services: 

Ensuring more fluent funding of SIAE's activities and thereby sufficient funding of library and documentation services.

Contact Information


Smartinska 134a
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Tel.: (+386-1) 5842 560
Fax.: (+386-1) 5842 550
E-mail:

info@acs.si

URL: www.acs.si
Contact language: Slovenian

Contact Person


Zvonka Pangerc Pahernik

Head Person


Mr. Andrej Sotosek, MSc

Type of parent organisation

Adult Learning Association

Area of specialization

Adult education
Basic education
Lifelong learning
Nonformal education

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