Sasha Skenderija

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1997    Ph.D. Charles University Prague

Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship

Thesis: "Information Science and Cyberspace: Communication-Information Models and Processes in Cyberspace from the Perspective of the Methodological and Categorial Framework of Information Science" (Abstract in English:


1991    B. A.  University of Sarajevo

Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Comparative Literature and Librarianship






July 2012 - present

Digital Strategist, Pronobia Consulting

        September 1999 - June 2012
Research Technology Coordinator, Cornell University, Law Library.


September 1999 - September 2009

Visiting Lecturer, New Media Studies (MED), Charles University, Prague


June 2005 - January 2006

Fulbright Senior Specialist/Senior Counselor for the National Library of Technology in Prague Project


September 1996 - May 1999

Assistant Professor, Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship, Charles University, Prague                           




University (interdisciplinary study of New Media,


June 1995 - May 1999

Systems Librarian, State Technical Library, Prague                 

  • Created, organized and maintained the library's e-resources, collections and access to them            
  • Initiated and designed the INVIK project (Integrated Virtual Library), the most significant information product in the Czech Republic between 1996-1999
  • Co-authored INVIK*Net System (, a modular system for digitalization, collections management and document delivery. This system is the technological and procedural core for the SFX based Czech Polytechnic Virtual Library (


2007 The U.S. Department of State's Office of International Programs' U.S. Speaker and Specialist grant


2005-2006 Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant, Project 1701- the National Library of Technology, Prague


2004 Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster


2003 Outstanding Performance Award Nomination, Cornell University Library


1999 INFORUM Award (INVIK was selected by Czech information professionals as the most significant information product/service in the Czech Republic between 1996-1999 -


1998 Czech Science Foundation PostDoc Grant


"Permanent Digital Legal Information: Disappearing URLs and Preservation of Digital Objects Cited in Court Decisions."  International Journal of Legal Information. Vol 37, Issue 3 (2009)  


"Enhanced Legal E-ducation: Knowledge Technology at Cornell Law School" (July 31, 2008). Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 33.


"How to Present Web-Based Legal Information: Towards Library Web 2.0" (October 9, 2007). Cornell Law School. Starr Workshop Series. Paper 4.


"LAW LIBRARY 2.0: New Roles for Law Librarians in the Information Overload Era." Proceedings of the 14th International Seminar: IT and Scholarly Communication. Bratislava, Slovakia, June 3-7, 2007. Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 36.


["From the Institution of Knowledge towards Knowledge Environments: What Can and What Should Do Research Libraries"]. "Od instituce vedeni k sitovym znalostnim a vzdelavacim prostredim aneb Co mohou a co by mely delat akademicke knihovny budoucnosti." Olomouc: KROK, Vol 3, Issue 2, Spring 2006.  


["Research Libraries Within New Emerging Academic Knowledge Environments"]. "Knihovny v novych akademickych znalostnich prostredich" (June 19, 2005). Cornell Law School. Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 38.

"Miroslav Petricek and the Quest for a New Ontology of Information" (July 30, 2008). Cornell Law School Working Papers Series. Paper 34.

["Building Digital Future at Cornell"]. "Budovani digitani budoucnosti na Cornellu." Ikaros: the electronic magazine on digital society, Vol 6. July 2002.  

"The Media Paradigm for Information Science." In: Information Science: Where Has It Been, Where Is It Going?, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS 1999), Sherbrooke, June 9-11, 1999. p. 332-341. Accessible also at:  

"Library Cooperation and Procedural Models within the Cyberspace Paradigm". In: Knowledge Management und Kommunikationssysteme: Workflow Management, Multimedia, Knowledge-Transfer; Proceedings des 6. Internationalen Symposiums fuer Informationswissenschaft (ISI '98), Prague, 4-7 November 1998. pp.253-255. [online:]



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