Sanjica Faletar Tanacković

Sanjica Faletar Tanacković is a Professor at Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FFHS), University of Osijek (UNIOS), Croatia. She obtained her PhD in Information science (2009) from University of Zagreb, Croatia. Her research interests include library services to the underserved and marginalized (prisoners, people with Alzheimer Disease, people with dyslexia etc.) and their information needs and behaviour, LIS education and library architecture. She participated in several projects: EU FP6 Coordination action CALIMERA (Cultural Applications: Local Institutions Mediating Electronic Resource Access), COST Action ARKWORK (Archeological Practices and Knowledge Work In the Digital Environment), Erasmus+ project EINFOSE (European Information Sciences Education: Encouraging Mobility and Learning Outcomes Harmonization) and DECRIS (Digital Education for Crisis Situations: Times when there is no alternative). She was a PI in the UNIOS project "Information Needs of Alzheimer Patients and Their Caregivers". She served as a President of the Croatian Reading Association (2006-2008) and is a co-director for the biennial international conference Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA). She is the recepient of the Ljerka Markić Čučuković Award, awarded to the best LIS student at University of Zagreb (2000), the Croatian Librarians' Association (CLA) award Eva Verona which is presented to best young LIS professionals (2006), and FFHS Excellence in Research Award (2021).