Dr Maja Krtalić

Teaching in 2020


Maja Krtalić is a senior lecturer in information studies. Before joining School of Information Management in 2017, Maja worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, Croatia. During that period, Maja's research and teaching activities focused on the library and archives management with specific emphasis on preservation of cultural heritage. She was a team member of several national and international scientific projects, a member of the organization committee of the Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) international conference, and an executive editor of the Libellarium: journal for the history of writing, books and memory institutions.


BA/MA University of Osijek, Croatia; MSc University of Zagreb, Croatia; PhD University of Zadar, Croatia

Current research

Areas of Maja's current research interest include:

  • Managing the preservation, presentation and use of cultural heritage, in both physical and digital environments
  • Information behaviour and personal information management

Maja is currently working on the following projects:

Selected publications

Kingsley T. Ihejirika, Maja Krtalic. 2020. “Moving with the media: An exploration of how migrant communities in New Zealand use social media”. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, online first March 2020, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0961000620911694

Krtalić, Maja and Thomas Mandl. 2019. “Didactic Trends in LIS Education and their Reflection in Curricula Design”. Education for Information, 35, 2: 65-86. DOI: 10.3233/EFI-190268 https://content.iospress.com/articles/education-for-information/efi190268 (featured in Informed Librarian Online)

Krtalić, M. and Hebrang Grgić, I. 2019. "Cultural societies and information needs: Croats in New Zealand". Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication, 68, 8/9, pp. 652-673. https://doi.org/10.1108/GKMC-02-2019-0017

Marčetić, Hana and Maja Krtalić. 2019. “Transformative power of information: Managing personal history and culture”. Information Research 24, 4, http://www.informationr.net/ir/24-4/colis/colis1939.html

Krtalić, Maja, Sanjica Faletar Tanacković, and Damir Hasenay. 2016. "Linguists as newspaper users: Perceptions and experiences." Library and information Science Research 38, 2: 108-116. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740818816301062

Krtalić, Maja, Hana Marčetić, and Milijana Mičunović. 2016. "Personal digital information archiving among students of social sciences and humanities." Information Research, 21(2), paper 716. http://InformationR.net/ir/21-2/paper716.html

Mičunović, Milijana, Hana Marčetić, and Maja Krtalić. 2016. "Literature and writers in the digital age: organisation and preservation of digital documents and the digital literary legacy of contemporary Croatian writers." Preservation, Digital Technology and Culture 45, 1, https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/pdtc.2016.45.issue-1/pdtc-2015-0028/pdtc-2015-0028.xml

Marčetić, Hana, Milijana Mičunović and Maja Krtalić. 2016. "Data organization and preservation in the context of digital and networked media: Public's attitudes, habits and practices in relation to digital curation of personal digital data." Libellarium:journal for the research of writing, books, and cultural heritage institutions, 9, 2: 109-129, http://www.libellarium.org/index.php/libellarium/article/view/258

Krtalić, Maja, and Hasenay, Damir. 2012. "Exploring a framework for comprehensive and successful preservation management in libraries." Journal of Documentation 68, 3: 353-377. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0022-0418&volume=68&issue=3&articleid=17030676&show=pdf

Hasenay, Damir, and Krtalić, Maja. 2010. "Preservation of newspapers: theoretical approaches and practical achievements." Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 42, 4: 245-255. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0961000610380818

Teaching in 2020