Jaroslav Šušol is a professor at the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava. He studied in Bratislava and Brussels (Université Libre), participated in short-term study and research stays in Lisbon, Aberdeen, Washington, D.C., Urbana-Champaign, Stockholm. In his research and lecturing, he concentrates on the topics related to the impact of information technology on the processes of communication. He worked on several national and international projects, both in the area of research (library systems and automation, digitisation and digital libraries, electronic and computer-mediated communication, changes in copyright legislation in the digital environment, human information behaviour) and academic management (UNICA – Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe, CEI/UN – Central European Initiative University Network). At present, he is predominantly interested in the topics of information/publication behaviour, implementation of bibliometric methods in the area of scientific research evaluation and the challenges of privacy in the domain of digital communication.