Prof. PhDr. Dušan Katuščák, PhD CV
Applicable outcomes – registered
2011-2015 Initiator and main author of the National project OPIS2 Digital Library and Digital Archive. (DIKDA). Slovak National Library. OP Informatization of Society. Priority axis 2-Development of memory and fund institutions. 2.1 Digitalization of the contents of memory and fund institutions, its archival preservation and accessibility. OPIS-2011/2.1/01-NP. 49 665 089,54 EUR. Project duration 2010-2015.
2005-2012 Initiator and author of the successful project focused on acquiring support from Norwegian funds Slovak Digital Library, 1 560 114 EUR. Period of carrying out the project: 2007-2015. Basis for national project Informatisation of Society (OPIS2) named Digital Library and Digital Archive. Implemented 2010-2015.
2003-2015. Initiator and co-researcher of the research project: Preservation, stabilization and Conservation of Information carriers in Slovakia (KNIHASK). Štátny program VaV: Aktuálne otázky rozvoja spoločnosti. Číslo úlohy VaV: 2003SP200280301. (Ca 3 000 000 EUR). Principal investigator – STU Bratislava. Prof. Dušan Bakoš, DrSc. Excellent world level results. Realisation – Ministry of the Culture from 2010.
2010-2015 The recently fully realized and sustainable project: Center of Excellence Memory of Slovakia (CEPS). ITMS 26220120061. University of Žilina in Žilina, Faculty of Humanities. Author, main guarantor and principle researcher of the project. 4 036 864 EUR. OP R&D
2007-2015 A currently conducted project: Adaptation of the study program Mediamatics and Cultural Heritage to the needs of knowledge-based society (ADAMIS). University of Žilina in Žilina, Faculty of Humanities. Co-author, main guarantor and principle researcher of the project. 1 152 783,66 EUR. OP Education.
2004-2015 Fully realized and sustainable project (MHSR structural fund): Information for the promotion of science, education, innovations, and services. Total project amount 7 966 540 EUR. Initiator and author of the project. Several Slovak universities profited from this project: in Žilina, Nitra, Trnava, Slovak Academy of Science, Trenčín; also libraries in Martin, Banská Bystrica, Košice a Prešov.
2005-2012 Initiator and author of the successful project applying for support from the Norwegian funds: Slovak Digital Library (1 560 111 EUR), Project duration 2007-2009, Project results used in the follow-up project of 2010-2015 within the National OPIS2 project: Digital Library and Digital Archive.
2002-2015 Founder and guarantor of the academic study field Library and Information Science, Documentation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Žilina in Žilina (Slovakia). Pedagogical and research activities; Doctoral students advisor and instructor at the Philosophical Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava as well as at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Žilina in Žilina.
2002-2015 Realized project. – Initiator of the project of common software and portal for the Slovak National Library (projekt KIS3G) based on the Slovak national government decree SR 801/2002. Project is still continuing. In 2009, 50 libraries belonged to this unified system. (ca 1 mil. eur). (http://www.kis3g.sk/dokumenty/Informatizacia_kniznic_projekt_na_oponenturu.html)
Dušan Katuščák Applicables outcomes – other
Professional, Scientific and Managerial Activities
2000-04.05.2012- Director General of the Slovak National Library (SNL); management and development of SNL; coordinator of SNL professional, scientific and developmental projects as well as librarianship on the national level (professional coordination and completion of the mass digitization technologies of written cultural heritage, coordination of professional activities related to OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME Informatisation of Society (OPIS)
2006-2013 author of the basic draft Development Strategy of Slovak Librarianship 2007-2013. Strategy approved by the Government of the Slovak rep. Development Strategy of Slovak Librarianship 2008-2013 was debated by the Government of the Slovak rep. On November 7, 2007 and approved by the SR Government Resolution no. 943/2007.
2005-2012 Initiator and author of the successful project focused on acquiring support from Norwegian funds Slovak Digital Library, approx. 47 000 000 SKK, period of carrying out the project: 2007-2009
2004- 2015 Member of the Scientific Board of the Jessenius Faculty of Medicine in Martine, Comenius University in Bratislava; Member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Zilina; Member of the Editorial Board of Historia et theoria Iuris, PFUK(2009-2014), Member of the Editorial Board of UNIZA (2013-2014).
2005-2009 Initiator of the founding of the Board for ICT Implementation in Culture as an advisory body to the Minister of Culture related to the area of ICT Implementation (draft of the statute). Member of the Board for ICT Implementation in Culture, advisory body of the Minister of Culture, appointed by the Minister of Culture.
2005-2013 Author of the content part of the project of the Ministry of Culture, SR, Internet in Slovak Libraries (760 computers for 110 public libraries) and achieving the grant from structural funds in the amount of 39 000 000 SKK (app 1 300 000 €) in 2006 (with Jozef Dzivák from the Slovak University of Technology and Beatrix Kormančíková from the Ministry of Culture, SR).
2004-2014 Initiator and author of the successful project focused on acquiring support from structural funds, Ministry of Economy, SR, Information for the Support of Science, Education, Innovation and Services in the total amount of approx. 240 000 000 SKK, app 800.000 €,(approved on April 12, 2006, Letter of Acceptance of May 30, 2006, Agency NADSME, Ministry of Economy, SR), carried out in
2007-2008, November 2008 – successful completion of the project with profitable impacts on universities in Zilina, Nitra, Trnava, Trenčín, Slovak Academy of Sciences and libraries in Martin, Banská Bystrica, Košice and Prešov.
2002-2015 Founder of the study programme Library and Information Science, Documentation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Zilina (Slovakia), guarantor of the programme. Lectures and pedagogical activities, supervisor of PhD. candidates at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava and Faculty of Humanities, University of Zilina
2002-2015 Initiator of the Project of Shared Software and Union Catalogue of Slovak Libraries (KIS3G Project), according to the SR Government Resolution no. 801/2002. The project is being carried out. In 2009, there were 50 libraries in the integrated system. (approx. 30 000 000 SKK, app 1.000 000 €) (http://www.kis3g.sk/dokumenty/Informatizacia_kniznic_projekt_na_oponenturu.html)
2002-2015 Principal author of Programme of ICT Implementation in Libraries approved by the SR Government Resolution no. 801 of July 17, 2002 for the programme for the Computerisation of Libraries in the SR.
2001-2012 Member of International Non-governmental Organization CENL (permanent conference of European national libraries directors and European national librarians)
2000-2006 Initiator and author of the Strategy for the Development of Slovak Librarianship, the material was adopted by the SR Government. (SR Government Resolution no. 310 of April 11, 2001 related to the draft of Strategy for the Development of Slovak Librarianship till 2006)
2000-2012 Member of CDNL (World Conference of National Libraries Directors IFLA)
2000 – 2002 … Initiator and co-author of scientific and technical projects and programmes:
Project: Integrated Catalogue of the Slovak Republic (grant Mellon Agency, 71.000 USD, 2002),
Project: Book-SK – Project in the state plan of basic research
Project: Project Virtual Library of Slovakia (VIKS), 2002
Project: Processing Old and Precious Prints (cooperation with Slovak Academy of Science, HU SAV, grant VEGA 155/0214/2000, Research: grant VEGA 1/5259/98);
Initiator of three professional departments of the national library as the working places of research and development (field of restoration and conservation, bibliographic institute, biographic institute of the SNL) – accreditation approved in August 2002;2012
Initiator and guarantor of the accredited IHE study programme Library and Information Science at the University of Zilina (teaching process on Bc. level started in September 2002)
In 2002 – Initiator of various projects of technical development, SNL in the amount of approx. 480.000 €
2000-2011 Initiator and manager of significant innovations focused on the development of the SNL: constructing the Universal Study-Room Zlatá niť (Golden Thread); considerable improvement of connecting SNL to the Internet (from 64 kb in 2000 to 1GB/10GB in 2008); constructing the educational centre, computer room and auditorium for librarians in SNL; carrying out projects of document protection in SNL; digitization programme development in SNL (2009: infrastructure – tape library StorageTek with 1.5 PB capacity, mobile data centre BlackBox, 2 digitalized robots for mass book digitization);
1999-2011 Chairman of the Central Library Board of the SR, advisory body of the Minister of Culture of the SR
1998-2009 Member of the Association of Independent Slovak Writers
1998-2009 Member of the Scientific Board of the Slovak Pedagogical Publishing House in Bratislava
2006-… Member of the Scientific Board Museum of the Slovak National Uprising (MSNP) Banska Bystrica
1997-2000 Member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Slovak Librarians
1997-2000 Slovak Literary Fund – Section for Scientific and Professional Literature and Computer Programmes – member of the commission
1996-2000 (Oct.): Head of the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava
1996-2000 Manager of Localisation of the US Library-information System VTLS in ŠVK Banská Bystrica, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, Comenius University in Bratislava. IBM Slovakia, (HP)S&T Slovakia, Consultant. Translation and implementation of bibliographic USMARC, MARC 21format, USMARC format for authorities and holding companies, lecturing at the Comenius University in Bratislava.
1996-1997 received a grant from USAID, foundation Democracy Network, for the project Model of Library System in Slovakia, approx. 800 000 SKK (app 26 000 €)
1996- Initiator and organizer of the 1st Slovak Librarianship Congress, Nitra
1995- Matej Bel Award, Slovak Literary Fund, for the best professional socio-scientific translation of the work of UNIMARC
1995-2000, 2008, 2009-2014 Member of the commission for defences, supervisor of PhD. candidates, member of the Board of Guarantors for Library and Information Science of the Comenius University in Bratislava.
1993-January- July: study stay at the university in Lyon (Villeurbanne, France), in the framework of TEMPUS programme at the HEI for information science and libraries. In this period he translated the 600-page manual of UNIMARC, which became in 1994 a principal integration instrument for librarianship and documentation of the national library-information system in Slovakia.
1993-1997: Member of IFLA Section for Research and Education (IFLA – International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
1992-2000: University pedagogue, since the fall in 1992 at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava
1992-1996: Chairman of the Society of Slovak Librarians
1991-2000 Initiator of the constituting of the autonomous Slovak National Library in Martin (1983-2000) and the Act 183/2000 of Law Code on libraries
1991-1992 Independent researcher at the Department of Research of the Slovak National Library, Martin. Initiator of the project related to retrospective conversion from a paper into an electronic form. Initiator of the orientation of the national library-information system towards international standards and recommendations (international format for the engine-read catalogues – UNIMARC, adopted in Slovakia and Bohemia; international rules for the bibliographic description of documents – ISBD). He was awarded with the Matica slovenská Award for the best theoretical work.
1987-1990 Secretary for Science of Matica slovenská. Author of the project and principal investigator of the national research task IKIS (Integrated library-information system based on computerization), which is the base of computational national library-information system and the project CASLIN. Secretary of the celebrations concerned with the 125th anniversary of the founding of Matica slovenská.
1983-1987 Deputy Director of the Slovak National Library, Martin. He participated in the formation of the Slovak National Library within the organization changes of Matica slovenská. Organization and research activities.
1978-1982 International Centre of Scientific, Technical and Economic Information in Moscow. Expert. Work in the area of the methodology of information systems, information languages, bibliography, standardization of bibliographic description and work on the development of macro-thesaurus. Professional publications.
1975-1978 Bibliographic Department of Matica slovenská, Martin. Head of the Section of Theory, Methodology and Coordination of Bibliography in Slovakia.
1968-1975 Bibliographic Department of Matica slovenská, Martin. Assistant. Head of the Department ofor Retrospective Bibliography. Deputy of the Bibliographic Department. Work on log-term project Bibliography of articles from Slovak newspapers and magazines in the period of 1918 – 1945. Member of research team participating in the national research task focused on computational processing of Slovak national bibliography. Co-author of final report.
1968 (Aug. 1)-1997: Matica slovenská, Bibliographic Institute, Assistant, researcher.
1967-1968 Teacher of Slovak language and literature, French language, Elementary school ZDŠ Martin Podháj.
Dušan Katuščák Technical skills
Data analysis and creation of rules related to vast data conversions from local systems (libraries) into a common software. Professional and scientific translation of professional literature (e.g. manual UNIMARC and MARC 21, ISBD rules, which are basic standards raising Slovak librarianship onto the level of developed European countries. Implementing technical standards in the practice. Common everyday work with computer applications Office, Internet, electronic mail, library-information systems, work with various kinds of application software (CDS/ISIS, Virtua, EndNote, RoboHelp, MarcEdit, Adobe, ABBY FineReader…).
2002-2015 Development of cooperation with University of Zilina, involving students in projects, using knowledge in practice.
2007 – 2011 The Slovak National Library became, thanks to its director´s projects and his team, a partner in the project Getty Conservation Institute in LA, USA (which is the most significant philanthropic professional and scientific organization in the world concerned with cultural heritage protection with the annual budget of approx. 7 billion USD). The Slovak National Library, on the basis of a contract, cooperated with Getty Institute and The Academy of Fine Arts and Design on research and education in the area of conservation and restoration of chemical photography. The Slovak National Library and The Academy of Fine Arts and Design function as a centre of photography conservation for Central and Eastern Europe.
2002 – 2008 The Slovak National Library and its director initiated the founding of the national basic research task managed by the Ministry of Education of the Slovak republic and coordinated by the Slovak University of Technology in the framework of the programme Aktuálne úlohy rozvoja spoločnosti with the total costs of approx. 90 000 000 SKK (approx. 3 mil. Euro). In all of the reviews was the research task labelled with top scientific quality. It deals with solving the problem of mass industrial de-acidification of acid paper and by the means of this also with coping with the basic task of Slovak written cultural heritage preservation.
Author of popular publications for the academic area:
Ako písať záverečné a kvalifikačné práce (several editions within the period of 1998- 2015) (7 editions)
Akademická príručka (co-author) – (4 editions, last one in 2015)
Author of approximately 230 professional and popular publications. Until 2002 in the database of publications at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava.
Subjects taught in the recent 5 years:
Information analysis II , Bibliographic communication, Bibliography, Information policy, Digitization, Documentology, Document processing, Society Informatisation, Methodology of academic writing, Cultural policy and legislative, Methodology of research in the field.
List of projects of Dušan Katuščák realized in last 5 years in structure: name of project, grant scheme, years of realization, project cost, position of principal investigator in the project
|Názov projektu||Grantová schéma||Rozpočet||Roky||Pozícia
|Intelektuálne dedičstvo a vedecká komunikácia 1500-1800 so slovenskými vzťahmi ako súčasť európskej histórie a identity||APVV-15-0554||100 000 €||2016-2020||Autor, zodpovedný riešiteľ|
|Digital Library and Digital Archive. (DIKDA). Priority axis 2-Development of memory and fund institutions. 2.1 Digitalization of the contents of memory and fund institutions, its archival preservation and accessibility.||ITMS 21120120007 č. MK-37/2012-M. OP Informatization of Society||49 665 089 €||2010-2015||Initiator and main author of the national project|
|Center of Excellence Memory of Slovakia (CEPS)
|ITMS 26220120061 OP OP R&D||4 036 864 €||2010-2014||Author, main guarantor and principle researcher of the project|
|Adaptation of the study program Mediamatics and Cultural Heritage to the needs of knowledge-based society (ADAMIS)||ITMS 26110230106. OP Education||1 152 783 €||2007-2015||Guarantor, co-author, researcher of the project.|
|Development of human resources with the support of an integrated system for evaluating research projects||Štrukturálne fondy EU ITMS 26110230063
|463 868 €
|2012-2013||Principal researcher Project of the University of Žilina UNIZA|
|Slovak Digital Library (SDK)
|Norwegian funds||1 560 111 €||2007-2009||Initiator author, researcher
Project results used in the follow-up project of 2010-2015 within the National OPIS2 project: Digital Library and Digital Archive.
KATUŠČÁK, D. – KONVIT, Martin. 2013. Optimisation of the processes of written heritage preservation and digitisation. In: Communications : scientific letters of the University of Žilina. – ISSN 1335-4205. – Vol. 15, no. 2 (2013), s. 112-117.
KATUŠČÁK, D. 2012. Kamaldulský kódex – symbolický začiatok masovej digitalizácie na Slovensku. Národný projekt digitálna knižnica a digitálny archív. In: Digitálna prezentácia Kamaldulského prekladu Biblie zborník príspevkov z riešenia projektu KEGA č. 038KU-4/2011. – Ružomberok : Katolícka univerzita, 2012. – ISBN 978-80-8084-976-4.
KATUŠČÁK, D.. 2011. Integrácia konzervačných a digitalizačných technológií: rozvoj ochrany nosičov informácií v Slovenskej národnej knižnici. In: Konzervačná veda a technológie pre ochranu kultúrneho dedičstva zborník prezentácií prednášok 3.-4. november 2011, Bratislava. – Bratislava : Slovenské národné múzeum, 2011. – ISBN 978-80-8060-276-5.
KATUŠČÁK, D. – ČAPKOVIČ, M.: Actualities and perspectives in the Slovak national library [elektronický dokument]. In: Sun preservation and archiving special interest group (PASIG) (online). – [S.l.] : Stanford university, 2009. – S. 1-33. [Summer meeting. Malta, 24.-26.6.2009]. URL: http://lib.stanford.edu/pasig
KATUŠČÁK, D. : Ako písať záverečné a kvalifikačné práce : ako písať bakalárske, diplomové, dizertačné, špecializačné, habilitačné práce, seminárne a ročníkové práce, práce študentskej vedeckej a odbornej činnosti, ako urobiť bibliografické odkazy, ako citovať tradičné a elektronické dokumenty – 7 nezmen. vyd. – Nitra : ENIGMA PUBLISHING, s.r.o., 2013. – 162 s. – ISBN 978-80-89132-45-4.
KATUŠČÁK, D. 15%, Meško, D. akol. : Akademická priručka – 3. uprav. a dopl. vyd. Martin: Osveta, 2005-2015 – 495s. ISBN 80-8063-200-6
KATUŠČÁK, D.: Moderná a postmoderná digitálna bibliografia [elektronický zdroj] – 1. Vyd. – Martin : Slovenská národná knižnica, 2009. – Online, 124 s. – 7.3.2014. – ISBN 978-80-89301-45-4 – spôsob prístupu: http://www.snk.sk/swift_data/source/gr/full%20texty/monogafia_moderna_a_postmoderna_digitalna_bibliografia_18_08_2009.pdf