Elisaveta Tsvetkova was born in 1975 in the city of Slivnica. Senior Assist. Prof. Elisaveta Tsvetkova, PhD, is a lecturer in the “Library Management and Archival Studies” Department and is Deputy Director of the Library and Information Centre at the University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia. She is also the head of the Expert Group “Library Science” of the University Youth Knowledge Academy at ULSIT.
She graduated in “Library and Information Sciences” at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” in 1990. She has a PhD degree in “Book Studies, Library Science, Bibliography” in the professional field 3.5. Social Communications and Information Sciences since 2015.
Her research interests are in the field of: digital libraries; mobile digital libraries; ICT in education; mobile learning; library and information sciences; copyright and libraries. She is the author of 1 scientific study “Libraries Today and Tomorrow. The Contemporary Library as a Reautomated System Project” (2018) and more than 40 scientific papers, presented at scientific forums in the country and abroad, and published in specialized editions.
Since 2015 she has been participating in the research teams of a number of intra-university projects of ULSIT, as well as in a research project with international participation “Copyright policy of libraries and other cultural institutions”, headed by Prof. DSc. Tanya Todorova, funded by the NSF of the MES. In 2018 she is the head of an internal university project with Contract PPCHFNP-2018-03/02.03.2018, funded by the Ordinance of the Ministry of Education and Science of 01.01.2017, on the topic: “Library and information management: 10 years of achievements and challenges”. In 2018 she was included in the research team of the project “Information portal for archival-documentary heritage of the Bulgarian Revival”, led by Assoc. Prof. Hristiyan Atanasov, PhD, funded by the NSF of the MES. Since the end of 2019 she has been included in the research teams of 3 research projects funded by the NSF of the MES, one of which she is a head of: Project “Conceptual educational model for raising information literacy in university information environment” – led by Prof. DSc. Stoyan Denchev; Project “Model for research and increase copyright literacy at the media in the university environment” – led by Assistant Eng. Evelina Zdravkova, PhD. Ch. Assist. Elisaveta Tsvetkova, PhD, is the Project Manager of “Information Portal for Mobile Learning and Mobile Access to Library Services and Resources”, Contract № KP-06-M35/2 of 18.12.2019, funded by the Competition for financial support for projects of junior basic researchers and postdocs – 2019 of the NSF.
In September 2013 she participated in the international Erasmus Intensive Program “IP Library, Information and Cultural Management – Academic Summer School (IP LibCMASS”, held at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, and is a member of a team of authors who created an interdisciplinary multimedia textbook. In 2014 she carried out a one-week mobility within the 2nd Erasmus Staff Mobility Week for Libraries at the University of Patras, Greece.
Senior Assist. Prof. Elisaveta Tsvetkova, PhD, has extensive professional experience as a library specialist – in the period 2000 – 2015 she worked as a librarian and chief librarian at the Library and Information Centre of the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia.
She is a member of the American Library Association, the International Association for Mobile Learning and the Bulgarian Library and Information Association.
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