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Undergraduate: Archives Management
Graduate: Archives and Records Management
Doctorate: Archival Sciences

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Zdenka SEMLIČ RAJH, Archival Councillor, graduated in History at the University in Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts.  She obtained Master’s degree (M.Phil.) in the field of Information and Library science at the same faculty and is just about to complete the Ph.D. from the same field. In 2010, she was awarded with the title Archival Councillor given by the Ministry of Culture, which is the highest professional title in Slovenia. Since 1990, she has been employed at the Regional Archives Maribor and is involved in all aspects of records and archival management.  In the same year began her involvement with the International Institute for Archival Science (at that time still part of the Regional Archives Maribor), where she was the the Head of the Study Programme and was also responsible for international relations between 1990–2001. Today she holds the position of the IIAS Executive Board member. As a researcher in the field of archival science and records management, she is taking part in national and international research projects related to the archival professional standards, organisation of information and especially to the problems of the creation of headings, classifications and thesauri in archival institutions and retrieval of information.  She is the author many published and performed works related to archival science. In 2013, she became a lecturer for the field of Archival and Records Management Studies at the University Alma Mater Europaea – European Centre Maribor. From 2000-2004 she was a member of the ICA Committee on Buildings and Equipment in Temperate Climate (ICA/CBTE). She is a Chair of the Working Group for Slovenian Archival Terminology. Since 2014, she is a member of the ICA Experts Group for Archival Buildings and Environment. In 2014 she was the recipient of »Glazerjeva Award«, the highest award given by the City of Maribor for outstanding achievements in the field of culture in the past two years.