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The University of Maribor Library Organisation Chart 

THE UNIVERSITY OF MARIBOR LIBRARY PROFESSIONAL BOARD is a professional organization, whose members are the library’s director, heads of units and departments, two members of staff elected by colleagues, and a student, who is appointed for two years by the University of Maribor Student Council. The members are:  

  • Zdenka Petermanec, Ph.D. (director)
  • mag. Dunja Legat
  • Bojan Oštir
  • dr. Vlasta Stavbar
  • mag. Branka Kerec Prekoršek
  • red. prof. dr. prof. dr. Janja Hojnik
  • red. prof. dr. Marjan Mernik
  • red. prof. dr. Miralem Hadžiselimović
  • Tilen Markelj, student representative till 15. 10. 2020

The University of Maribor Library Professional Board:

  •  discusses and decides on professional issues of the research programme and other programme matters;
  • sets professional basis for work and development of the progammes;
  • checks the pursuance of work and development progammes;
  •  gives suggestions to the director on work organization and terms of development;
  •  suggests a director candidate to the rector;
  • fulfills other professional assignments given by law or statute.

The University of Maribor Library Professional Board Rules of Procedure

Zdenka Petermanec, Ph.D.
02 25 07 485

THE DIRECTOR'S OFFICE is run by director, who has a 4 years mandate to successfully, responsibly, efficiently and developmentally take care of the library services, which are executed by the University of Maribor Library according to its public services. These services are defined by the university, regional and national milieu and are written in the library’s mission. The main task of the director’s office is the fulfilment of short-term goals stated in yearly work plans.   

 Director’s closest team are Dunja Legat, M.A. (assistant director), Borut Gaber (secretary general for managerial question), Vlasta Simonič (secretary), Jerneja Ferlež, Ph.D. (public relations)


Head: Borut Gaber
02 25 07 484

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE takes care of administrative, legal, personnel, financial, accounting and technical (maintenance and security) matters. Finance and Accounting Office and Maintenance are parts of the Administration Office.

Head: Mateja Pongrac
02 25 07 471

SUBJECT SPECIALISTS DEPARTMENT is responsible for the collections of professional and scientific literature (in print and electronic form) from specific field of knowledge. Subject specialists are responsible for literature from their specific field throughout the whole process from acquisition to lending. They help users to search and find materials in the library and elsewhere.  Subject specialists also take part in the library’s educational services, i.e. in information literacy and educating users for managing bibliographic references.



Head: Branka Kerec Prekoršek, M.A.
02 25 07 445


  • Acquisition (takes care of library materials acquisition),
  • Cataloguing Service and
  • Serial Records Service (take care of bibliographic processing of library materials and of the University of Maribor bibliography).




  • Interlibrary Loan (borrows materials from other libraries in Slovenia and abroad and also lends materials from the University of Maribor Library to other Slovene and foreign libraries).

Head: Vlasta Stavbar, Ph.D.
02 25 07 434

LOCAL HISTORY DEPARTMENT collects, keeps and specifies subject headings for materials connected with Maribor and North-East Slovenia. It helps users with searching and collecting information on events and individuals connected with the above mentioned region.  Next to information from periodicals and literature, users can also research handwritings, ephemera (postcards, photographs, posters…) and music. Users can also use rarities and very valuable materials in the department reading room.