Zagreb Student Team
IP LibCMASS Sofia 2011
Contract № 2011-ERA-IP-7
Sofia, 04.-17. September, 2011.
Lund action plan
Charter of Parma
Strategy "Information and communication
technology - Croatia in the 21st century“
Croatia in the 21st century : cultural development
National digitization program of archival,
library and museum material
Act on libraries / Zakon o knjižnicama (NN 105/97)
Act on museums / Zakon o muzejima (NN 142/98)
Act on archival collections and archives / Zakon o
arhivskom gradivu i arhivima (NN 105/97)
Act on electronic signature / Zakon o elektroničkom
potpisu (NN 10/02)
Electronic commerce act / Zakon o elektroničkoj trgovini
Act on electronic document / Zakon o elektroničkoj ispravi
Act on copyright and other related rights / Zakon o
autorskom i srodnim pravima (NN 167/03)
Act on personal data protection / Zakon o zaštiti osobnih
podataka (NN 103/03)
Act on information access / Zakon o pravu na pristup
informacijama (NN 172/03)
A project by Ministry of Culture based on the initiative
of Croatian library council, National and university
library in Zagreb, Croatian archival council and
Croatian museum council.
29.VI.2005. – memebers of Work group for digitization
of archival, library and museum materials were
5. IX. 2006. – first version of National program text.
Protection of the original
Greater availability and options for using the material
Creating new offers and services to end-users
To fill-in the missing items in the existing collection
Goal and amplitude of the project
Selection and properties of the original.
Constraints of the reproduction technology.
Editing of the digital collection.
Possibilities and constraints of the technology for the
access and digital collections management.
Every institution wishes to to digitize or in any other
way gain access to its digital collections should
consider and adopt digitization policy.
All digitization projects should have defined project
goals and products, plan of activites, resposnibilities,
resources and evaluation criteria.
Material for digitization has to be carefully elected and
prepared for the digitization. The preparation includes
metadata preparation as well.
standardized norms and
procedures should be
defined and applied.
Digitization program has
to consider and offer
answers to questions
keeping and digital
program keeps the
copyright protection at
the highest level.
Main Croatian digitization project in the field of
Project holder is the Ministry of cultre.
Project partners are National and university library in
Zagreb, Museum documentation center and Croatian
Started in 2007., planned to last for 3 years.
Program is now in second phase.
Languages offered : Croatian and Englsih.
12 public libraries
11 state archives
3 bodies of state governance
2 academic libraries
1 cultural organization
Section “Contribution invitation” offers list of
documents and standards which can help the
institutions who would like to participate in the
Applications for the projcects are opened in July, a year
To represent Croatian cultural heritage and to create
new ways of material usage.
Browsing, searching and access to digital collections.
To support National project of digitization.
Dissemination of information, professional content
To motivate the cooperation among the cultural
Digitization leads to creation of recognizable and relevant
content and “cultural space” in the electronic surrounding.
Services based on this contetnt are easily available to every
Created content is shaped and edited according to
international standards which support interoperability.
Digital collections can be used in used in development of
educational, touristical and other related content.
It provides a possibility to digitize for the institutions with
the lower budget.
W3C valid XHTML/CSS – compatibility to all internet
RSS (XML) for news and collections.
JPEG and PNG for picture material.
MPEG-4 video format
HKB data model offers standardized meta description
of all data available on the portal as well as XML
upgrade for future integration to Europeana.
Optimized mobile access.
Index web search trough Croatian library and museum
web pages. (“cultural Google”)
Integration in Europeana portal. (The materail which
is not available via HKB will not be available via
The beginnings of digitization in the Library in 1995,
CD-ROM "Croatica" (a selection of two hundred
digitized drawings from the Print Collection Fund
created in the 19th and 20th century.
Digitized Heritage is an online site which was founded
The library started with digitization in 2001 (a pilot
project of digitization of material in Library).
Access to material that represents a valuable and
unique examples of cultural, historical and scientific
Increasing an access to material
and use by libraries.
Protecting a valuable originals.
Allow easier use of commonly used materials.
Education and researches, scietific projects.
Connecting different types of formats and different
types of electronic material in multimedia collection.
Allow individual projects or requests for digitizing
whose costs are payed by clients whether they are
individuals, institutions or companies.
• As a separate department of the Royal University
Library was founded in 1894
• The richest fund of old Croatian manuscripts and
books in our country, with many rare manuscripts and
old books belonging to the cultures of other nations.
• The collection of manuscripts and ancient books
contains a series of manuscript legacy, correspondence
with some 100,000 letters and manuscripts of
individual signatures 3670
Manuscripts: Vinodolski zakon
Old books: Misal po zakonu rimskog dvora (first
printed Croatian book, 1483)
Djela Marka Marulića
Djela Fausta Vrančića
Access to Hand Press Book Database and
Eighteencentury Short Title Catalogue – ESTC.
It was established in 1919
Drawings, prints, graphic maps, and other non-book
Material can be used for exhibitions.
Valuable collection of an old postcards from the end of
the 19th century.
• Croatia: woodcut of Battle in Sisak, Graphics by
Andrew Medulić Schavone, drawings and prints by
Miroslav Kraljevic, Josip Racic, Milan Steiner, Ljubo
Babić, Tomislav Krizman, Menci Clement Crnčić,
Krste Hegedušića , Vladimir Zajc
• foreign artists: valuable works of Harmensz
Rembrandt van Rijn, Toulouse-Lautrec , George Grosz,
Max Pechstein, Gustav Klimt
• Founded in 1945, as a separate unit of the Library.
• It was created by selecting from its funds, collected
from the deposit copies, from gifts and legacies of
prominent individuals and gifts of many institutions.
• Review maps, thematic maps, topographic maps of all
scales, plans and charts, old maps, manuscript maps,
astronomical charts and all kinds of atlases.
old atlases: several editions of Ortelius, Mercator, Hondus more
Blaeuovih edition (Atlas Major, 8 vol), atlases Jaillota, Marsiglia,
Homann, Lotter, Seuttera, Isolario Bordone, Coronellia, 2 ed
Geographiae C. Ptolemaeusa , an extremely valuable manuscript
maritime atlas of the Adriatic CF Beautemps-Beauprea (1806) ...
Maps of significant worth mentioning: Fries, V. Tabula Europae,
1522; Coppo, Tabula Histriae, 1575; Hirshvogel, Schlavoniae,
Croatiae ... 1573; Stier, Koenigreichs Ungarn, 1684, more than 10
maps of continental Dalmatia and Croatian VM Coronelli,
Mueller, Hungariae Regni, 1709; maps of Dalmatia and Istria A.
Zatte; Lipszky, Hungariae, Croatiae ... 1806; Site Dioecesis
Zagrebiensis, 1825; plans for the city of Zagreb and other
Croatian cities from the nineteenth. century and so are also
unavoidable manuscript maps, of which especially the collection
of drawings and plans of Osijek and the Osijek Fortress
Core of the collection was founded in 1945, as the
separation of musical material from the text library
Since 1964 it collects vinyl records and cassettes, and
since 1989 the compact discs and music DVDs.
The whole material is available only for members of
Works of manuscripts and musical heritage of
Croatian composers of which emphasize the work of
Lisinski, Blagoje Bersa, Ivan Zajc, Ferdi Livadića, John
Padovca, Bozidar Širole, James Gotovca, Fran Lhotka,
John Brkanović, Branimir Sakač, Anthony Dobronića,
Stanislava and other.
Thank you for your attention!