Digital resource & document management

Objectives and competences

The objective of the course is to make the students familiar to the basic knowledge of creation and storage of digital content and databases. This course will enable students to apply the acquired knowledge to relevant practical situations in the field. In this way, students will be able to master the digital resources and documents.


Basic knowledge of computer and internet.


• Basic knowledge of digital resource & document management:
◦ Introduction to informatics
◦ Digital content creation
◦ Digital storage
◦ Digital document classification
◦ Introduction to databases
◦ Digital sources
◦ Digital resource management
◦ Content management systems
◦ Open digital content
◦ Digital multimedia contents
◦ Privacy and digital rights
◦ Basics of searching digital documents
• Use of tools for computer-based data and text processing and data and text analysis
• Use of Internet as a source of information

Intended learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand and use:
• essential concepts of information science
• different types of application software
• internet sources



  • Chapman, N. P., Chapman, J. (2011) Digital multimedia. Chichester : J. Wiley & Sons. Catalogue E-version
  • Handouts issued during lectures


  • Battelle, J. (2010). Iskanje: kako so Google in njegovi tekmeci na novo napisali pravila posla in preoblikovali našo kulturo. Ljubljana: Pasadena.
  • Bogataj Jančič, M. (2008). Avtorsko pravo v digitalni dobi: problematika zaščite avtorskih del s tehnološkimi ukrepi. Ljubljana: Pasadena. E-version
  • Green, B, Wiliam. (2015). Introduction to Electronic Document Management Systems. Academic Press. Catalogue E-version
  • Gradišar, M., Jaklič, J., Turk, T. (2012). Osnove poslovne informatike. Ljubljana: Ekonomska fakulteta. Catalogue
  • Harvey, R. (2010). Digital Curation: A How-To-Do-It Manual. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers. Catalogue E-version
  • Hoffer, J. A., Ramesh, V., Topi, H. (2016). Modern Database Management. New Jersey : Pearson Education. Catalogue E-version


Successfully performed final written exam and regular knowledge assessment with seminar work, midterm exams and project work. Positive grade in the regular work is required for admittance to the final written exam. Seminar work and project work is required to evaluate the ability of using computational tools in the field of digital resource and document management. The final written exam assesses the knowledge of the fundamental concepts of information science, the understanding of structure and operation of digital resources and the understanding of document management (50% regular knowledge assessment, 50% final written exam)

Lecturer's references

Dr. Imre Cikajlo, is a full professor of electrical engineering and received his PhD degree in robotics and electrical engineering from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2003. From 2003 until 2004 he was a post-doc fellow at the Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan and in 2007 a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo, Japan. Currently he the Dean of the School of Engineering and Management at the University of Nova Gorica and a Senior Research Associate at the University rehabilitation institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Prof. Cikajlo took part in several EU-FP7 projects (GENTLE/S, MIMICS, CORBYS), H2020 (PD_manager) and startup (MindMyths Ltd.) and company supported projects (Gorenje). He published more than 50 journal papers, altogether more than 100 papers, book chapters and books and holds a patent in EU and USA. In 2000 he received the Prešeren Award from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana. His research interests include human motion analysis and synthesis, biomechanics, integration of sensory information, control of machine and human movements and rehabilitation robotics. Currently he is involved in the development of rehabilitation devices and procedures that may be used in clinical and/or home environment through application of telerehabilitation techniques and introduction of virtual reality in rehabilitation. He is also a member of ISVR, IFMBE and IEEE.

Selected bibliography

  1. CIKAJLO, Imre, HUKIĆ, Alma, UDOVČIĆ PERTOT, Anja. The size and behavior of virtual objects have influence on functional exercise and motivation of persons with multiple sclerosis : a randomized study. Scientific reports. Nov. 2022, vol. 12, art. no. 19375, 13 str.,
  2. CIKAJLO, Imre, HUKIĆ, Alma, ZAJC, Dejana. Exergaming as part of the telerehabilitation can be adequate to the outpatient training : preliminary findings of a non-randomized pilot study in Parkinson's disease. Frontiers in Neurology. [Online ed.]. March 2021, vol. 12, str. 1-11.
  3. TIMOTIJEVIĆ, Lada, CIKAJLO, Imre, et al. Designing a mHealth clinical decision support system for Parkinson's disease : a theoretically grounded user needs approach. BMC medical informatics and decision making. Feb. 2020, vol. 20, iss. 1, str. 1-21.
  4. POTOČNIK, Božidar, DIVJAK, Matjaž, URH, Filip, FRANČIČ, Aljaž, KRANJEC, Jernej, ŠAVC, Martin, CIKAJLO, Imre, MATJAČIĆ, Zlatko, ZADRAVEC, Matjaž, HOLOBAR, Aleš. Estimation of muscle co-activations in wrist rehabilitation after stroke is sensitive to motor unit distribution and action potential shapes. IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering. [Print ed.]. May 2020, vol. 28, iss. 5, str. 1208 - 1215,
  5. GORŠIČ, Maja, CIKAJLO, Imre, GOLJAR KREGAR, Nika, NOVAK, Vesna D. A multisession evaluation of a collaborative virtual environment for arm rehabilitation. Presence : teleoperators and virtual environments. [Online ed.]. 2018 (izšlo 2020), vol. 27, no. 3, str. 274-286,
  6. CIKAJLO, Imre, ČIŽMAN ŠTABA, Urša, VRHOVAC, Suzana, LARKIN, Frances, RODDY, Mark. A cloud-based virtual reality app for a novel telemindfulness service : rationale, design and feasibility evaluation. JMIR research protocols, ISSN 1929-0748, Jun. 2017, vol. 6, iss. 6, str. e108, ilustr., doi: 10.2196/resprot.6849. [COBISS.SI-ID 2348905]
  7. CIKAJLO, Imre, ŠPRAGER, Sebastijan, ERJAVEC, Tatjana, ZAZULA, Damjan. Cardiac arrhythmia alarm from optical interferometric signals during resting or sleeping for early intervention. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, ISSN 0208-5216, 2016, vol. 36, no. 1, str. 267-275, doi: 10.1016/j.bbe.2015.12.006. [COBISS.SI-ID 2128233],
    KRPIČ, Andrej, SAVANOVIĆ, Arso, CIKAJLO, Imre. Telerehabilitation : remote multimedia-supported assistance and mobile monitoring of balance training outcomes can facilitate the clinical staff's effort. International journal of rehabilitation research, ISSN 0342-5282. [Print ed.], 2013, vol. 36, no. 2, str. 162-171, doi: 10.1097/MRR.0b013e32835dd63b. [COBISS.SI-ID 1671017],