Aida Slavic, Editor-in-Chief
Aida Slavic is the editor-in-chief of the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC Consortium) and is responsible for the development and the maintenance of the scheme and editor of the official annual UDC publication Extensions & Corrections to the UDC. She also holds the position of associate professor in the Department of Information and Communication Sciences at the University of Zagreb, Croatia where she is a guest lecturer and teaches in the area of indexing languages, knowledge organization and information retrieval.
Aida holds a doctoral degree in library and information studies from University College London. Her research interests are in the area of knowledge organization, in the use of classification in resource discovery and modelling and formatting of controlled vocabularies for their use in a networked environment, subject access and subject metadata.
She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO), member of the IFLA Classification and Indexing Section. Aida participates on the programme committees of a number of international conferences related to knowledge organization (Dublin Core, ISKO, NKOS Workshops) and is a programme chair of International UDC Seminars, a series of biannual conferences on classification research and application.