mbz2Mihaela Banek Zorica PhD, full professor

Office hours

 - Wednesday 10:00-12:00, room E-323

 - summer term, Wednesday 11:00-12:30, room E-318

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Phone: +385-1-4092-351Skype: mibanek



Associate professor and Chair of the Media and communication at the Department of Information and Communication Sciences teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level. Her main research focus is knowledge organization and management, e-learning, information literacy, school libraries and new media. She has participated on international and national conference either as an author, reviewer or member of the organization or program committee. In 2010. she received two awards on international and national level. The annual “The IASL School Librarianship Award” for the promotion of school librarianship and the University of Zagreb e-learning award for the best utilization of social software in e-learning. She is a member of the ENSIL foundation board (Stichting ENSIL - European Network for School Libraries and Information Literacy). Member of the editorial board of the international journal School Libraries Worldwide. She was a co-chair of the organizing committee of the ECIL 2014 conference. Since 2014 she holds a position of IASL Vice president.


Fields of Interest:

  • knowledge organisation
  • knowledge management
  • e-learning
  • school libraries
  • information literacy


Publications listed in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI) 


Some published full papers can be accessed on:



  • Development of taxonomy of generic information competences for better employability
  • Organizacija, upravljanje i razmjena znanja u elektroničkom obrazovnom okruženju,
  • Organizacija informacija i znanja u elektroničkom obrazovnom okruženju,
  • TEMPUS Joint European Project - Aspects of Organization and Information Systems: Curriculum Development,
  • TEMPUS TEALS (Teaching and Langage skills).

Head of the project:

  • ERASMUS Intensive program -  Information and communication technology in supporting the educational process.



 Undergraduate study

  • Classification systems
  • Digital educational libraries
  • Information literacy
  • Foundations of information literacy


Graduate study

  • Information and knowledge management
  • Electronic learning environments
  • School libraries
  • UDC seminar


Postgraduate study

  • Organization and managemetn of information and knowledge
  • Selected chapters in e-learning



  • International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) - Vice president
  • Stichting ENSIL - European Network for School Libraries and Information Literacy - Executive board
  • International Society for Knowledge organization (ISKO)
  • Croatian association of school librarians (HUŠK)