Boris Bosančić, PhD is an assistant professor at the Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, Croatia. In 1996 he graduated Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Slavonski Brod. He got his BA in Library and Information Science at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb in 2003. In 2009. he obtained his MA in Library and Information Science at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb with thesis “Knowledge bases of online reference services”. In 2011 he recieved Ph.D. in Information Science Department of Information Sciences University of Zadar with dissertation “Text encoding of Croatian old books using TEI”. In the year 2012 he was elected as assistant professor in the field of social sciences, scientific field of information science, the scientific branch of information systems and information science. His interest are theory of information, metadata, semantic web (linked data), markup languages (XML, RDF), knowledge bases, digital repositories. He was research assistant in scientific projects funded by Croatian Ministry of Education, Science and Sport Digital Library of Croatian Printed Heritage (by 1800): structural premises (2007 – 2013). From 2009- 2012 he was a member of IFLA’s ISBD/XML Study Group (http://www.ifla.org/node/1795). From
2010 he is a member of the organization committee of the Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) international conference.