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Arūnas Gudinavičius

Email: arunas.gudinavicius@kf.vu.lt
Location: Room 503, Faculty of Communication, Saulėtekio al. 9, Vilnius, Lithuania
Position: Associate Professor
Consulting hours: By appointment

Description

Originally educated in Lithuania, Arūnas Gudinavičius is a graduate of Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Automation and Electrical Engineering (Bachelor of Electrical Engineering) in 1997 and a Master of Philosophy (Electrical Engineering, specialization in video and audio processing and multimedia) in 1999.

In 2012 he completed his PhD (thesis titled Digital Book Quality From The User’s Perspective) in Communication and Information Sciences at Vilnius University.

From 2007 working as lecturer and researcher in Vilnius University, Faculty of Communication (Institute of Book Science and Documentation and Media Research Laboratory).

Research interests

  • Digital books
  • Digital publishing
  • Human-computer interaction

Teaching subjects

  • Basics of Digital publishing (for BA)
  • Digital publishing (for MA)
  • Medialogy (for BA)

Publications (peer reviewed)

  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas; ŠUMINAS, Andrius; MACEVIČIŪTĖ, Elena. E-book publishing in Lithuania: the publisher‘s perspective. Information Research, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2015. ISSN 136-1613. HTML.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Ebooks in Lithuania. LOGOS. Journal of the World Publishing Community. ISSN 0957-9656, E-ISSN 1878-4712. Volume 26, Issue 1 (2015), p. 19-26. PDF, PDF (local copy).
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Is self-publishing a salvation for authors? The case of Lithuanian printed bestseller in the digital environment. Libellarium: journal for the research of writing, books, and cultural heritage institutions. University of Zadar, Faculty of humanities and social sciences in Osijek. ISSN 1846-9213. Vol. 8, No. 1 (2015), p. 47-57. PDFEPUBHTMLPPT.
  • VAN MENSCH, Peter; ŠUMINAS, Andrius; GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Lithuanian user perceptions of museum websites. Museologica Brunensia. Masaryk University, Mendel Museum. ISSN 1805-4722. Volume 4, Number 1 (2015), p. 4-7. PDF.
  • ŠUMINAS, Andrius; GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Web Usability Evaluation Based On Eye Tracking: A Case Study Of Lithuanian National Museum Website. ZlN: Issues in Information Science. Information Studies. University of Warsaw. Vol. 1 (2015).
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas; NAGYTĖ, Gintarė. Knygynų geografija Lietuvoje 2013 metais [Bookstore Geography in Lithuania in 2013]. Istorija. ISSN 1392-0456. T. 96, Nr. 4. (2014), p. 98-132. PDFEPUBHTML.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas; ŠUMINAS, Andrius. User Experience Evaluation Aspects of Lithuanian National Museums Websites. Social technologies’14: conference proceedings. Mykolas Romeris University. 2014, p. 1-18. ISBN 978-9955-19-689-1 (online).
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas; FEREVIČIŪTĖ, Emilija. Naujosios komunikacinės technologijos: skaitmeninių žurnalų planšetiniams kompiuteriams leidyba Lietuvoje [New Communication Technologies: Publishing of Digital Magazines for Tablet Computers in Lithuania]. Socialinės technologijos. T. 4(1) (2014), p. 205-220. PDF.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. An overview of the digital publishing market in Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). Libellarium. ISSN 1846-9213. Vol. VI (1–2) (2013), p. 43-54. PDFEPUBMOBIHTML.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Du metai Istorijos žurnalo interneto svetainei: skaitmeninio publikavimo statistika ir patirtys [Website of the Journal Istorija after Its Second Anniversary: Statistics and Experience of Digital Publishing]. Istorija. ISSN 1392-0456. T. 90 (2013), p. 53-58. PDFEPUBHTML.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Skaitmeninė knyga ir jos raida [Digital Book and its Evolution]. Knygotyra. ISSN 0204-2061. T. 59 (2012), p. 113–130. PDF.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas; NAKTINYTĖ, Laima. Garsinės knygos kompaktinėse plokštelėse Lietuvoje [Audiobooks on Compact Discs in Lithuania]. Knygotyra. ISSN 0204-2061. T. 57 (2011), p. 153–171. PDF.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Lietuvos rankraštinio paveldo publikavimas skaitmeninėje erdvėje: skaitmenintų ir viešai prieinamų rinkinių analizė techniniu požiūriu [Publication of the Lithuanian Manuscript Heritage in Digital Space: Analysis of Digitized and Publicly Accessible Collections from the Technical Perspective]. Knygotyra. ISSN 0204-2061. T. 56 (2011), p. 85–111. PDF.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Žvelgiant į skaitmeninį amžių: skaitmeninės knygos Lietuvos istorijos tematika 1998–2008 m. [Towards the Digital Age: Digital Books on the History of Lithuania from 1998 to 2008]. Florilegium Lithuanum: in honorem eximii professoris atque academici Lithuani domini Eugenii Jovaisa anniversarii sexagesimi causa dicatum: [mokslo straipsnių rinkinys]. Vilnius, 2010, ISBN 978-9955-20-518-0. P. 342–356. PDFEPUB.

Study books

  • Gudinavičius, Arūnas. Skaitmeninė knyga per 100 minučių. Maketavimo EPUB formatu pagrindai. Mokomoji knyga. [E-book in 100 minutes. The basics of designing EPUB format e-books. Study book.] Vilnius: Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, 2014. p. 76. (printed book : ISBN 978-9955-20-963-8; e-book: E-ISBN 978-6094-03-782-5). knygos.lt

Other publications

  • Macevičiūtė E., Gudinavičius, A., Šuminas, A. Skaitmeninė leidyba Lietuvoje 2014 metais. Mokslinio tyrimo ataskaita. [Digital publishing in Lithuania 2014. Research report] Vilnius: Leidykla TEV, 2014. p. 27. ISBN 978-609-433-228-9. http://www.leidyba.kf.vu.lt/SLST/ataskaitos/SLST_ataskaita.pdf.
  • Macevičiūtė, E., Gudinavičius, A. Possibilities of use of the Apple App Store platform and tablet computers for book publishing in LithuaniaThe e-books research project, 2013.
  • Gudinavičius A. The quality of e-books. The e-books research project, 2013.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Skaitmeninės knygos kokybė vartotojo požiūriu: daktaro disertacija [Rankraštis]: humanitariniai mokslai, komunikacja ir informacija (06 H) / vadovė Aušra Navickienė. – Vilnius: Vilniaus universitetas, 2012. – 180 p.: diagr., lent., schem. PDF.
  • GUDINAVIČIUS, Arūnas. Digital Book Quality from the User’s Perspective [Manuscript] = Skaitmeninės knygos kokybė vartotojo požiūriu [Rankraštis]: Summary of the Doctoral Dissertation: Humanities, Communication and Information (06 H) / supervisor Aušra Navickienė. – Vilnius: Vilniaus universitetas, 2012. – 48 p. PDF.

Conferences

  • Towards understanding differences between reading on paper and screen: measuring changes in brain activity. 3nd International Conference on Publishing Trends and Contexts. University of Zadar. Zadar, Croatia, 19-20th of November, 2015. [Presentation]
  • The analysis of online bookshop consumer groups behavior differences (with Andrius Šuminas). International Book Science Conference “The minority book: historical experiences and modern expressions in the global world”. Vilnius University, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, SHARP, HIBOLIRE. Vilnius, 24–25 September 2015. [Presentation]
  • The Publisher’s Need for Training in a Time of Digital Transformation: the Case of Lithuania. International conference By the Book 2015. Books and reading in an age of media overload. Paris 13 University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, University of Ljubljana, Oxford Brookes University. Florence, Italy. 18-19 of June, 2015. [Presentation]
  • Is Self-publishing a Salvation for Authors? The case of Lithuanian printed bestseller in the digital environment in 2nd International Conference On Publishing Trends And Contexts. University of Zadar. Pula, Croatia, 8-9th of December, 2014. [Presentation]
  • Evaluating the Usability of Lithuanian National Museums Websites Using Eye-Tracking (with Andrius Šuminas). International conference “Methods and tools in the research of digital writing and its readers/users”. Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland, 3-5th of December, 2014.
  • User Experience Evaluation Aspects of Lithuanian National Museums (with Andrius Šuminas) in international conference Social Technologies‘14 (SOCTECH). Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania, 23-24th of October, 2014. [Presentation]
  • An overview of the digital publishing market in Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) in International conference International Conference On Publishing Trends And Contexts. University of Zadar. Pula, Croatia, 6-7th of December, 2013. [Presentation]
  • Knygynų geografija Lietuvoje: šiandienos situacija [The Geography of Bookshops’ in Lithuania: The Current Situation] (with Gintarė Nagytė) in international conference Traditional and electronic publishing in a small country: experiences and perspectives. Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania, 26-27th of September, 2013.
  • Digital Books in Lithuanian Language: is there Anything to Read? in international  conference Traditional and electronic publishing in a small country: experiences and perspectives. Vilnius University, 26-27th of September, 2013. [Presentation]
  • Lietuvos rankraštinio paveldo publikavimas skaitmeninėje erdvėje: suskaitmenintų ir viešai prieinamų rinkinių analizė techniniu požiūriu [Publication of the Lithuanian Manuscript Heritage in Digital Space: Analysis of Digitized and Publicly Accessible Collections from the Technical Perspective], in international conference Lietuvos raudonoji knyga: reti ir vertingi leidiniai [Lithuanian Red List: Rare and Valuable Publications]. Vilnius University, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania, 23-24th of September, 2010.

Projects

  • Project „Digital Publishing in Lithuania“, supported by Lithuanian Council for Culture, 2014. Project manager. Project website: leidyba.kf.vu.lt.
  • COST Action IS1404 „Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation“ (E-READ), supported by the EU RTD Framework Programme, 2014-2018. Management Committee Substitute.
  • Project „Research on increasing the attractiveness and optimizing virtual access of Lithuanian national museums“ (LitMus-Web), supported by Research Council of Lithuania, 2013-2014. Researcher. Project website: litmusweb.kf.vu.lt.

Internships

  • Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing (www.ccsp.sfu.ca), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, 1-6th June, 2014.
  • Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies (publishing.brookes.ac.uk), Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom, 27-30th May, 2014.
  • Media Lab Helsinki (mlab.taik.fi), Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, 11-15th of March, 2013.
  • Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (www.htwk-leipzig.de), Leipzig, Germany, 11-13th of April, 2011.
  • Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand (HITLab NZ, www.hitlabnz.org), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1st January – 5th March, 2011.
  • University of Latvia (www.lu.lv), Riga, Latvija, 22-26th of November, 2010.
  • Interactive Systems Research Center, University of Maryland (www.umbc.edu), Baltimore, USA, 4-28th of June, 2010.
  • Tallinn University (www.tlu.ee), Tallinn, Estonia, 23-27th of November, 2009.

Training

  • Introduction to Eye Tracking. Tobii Eytracking, Tobii Technology AB (www.tobii.com), Stockholm, Sweden, 10-11th March, 2014.
  • EU-MAGIC Effective Use of Modern Technology And Games In Classrooms, Comenius In-service Training Course, Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), Istanbul, Turkey, 4-10th of April, 2012.
  • Writing and Supervision of Student‘s Term and Final Papers. Teaching Experience and Skill Development Training. Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania, 5th of December, 2011.

Other

  • Erasmus Exchange Programme for teachers, lectures in Malta University. Valletta, Malta, October 30 – November 4, 2014.
  • International Students’ Summer Seminar (ISSS 2014) „Cloud computing – information, innovation, cooperation and shared knowledge“, lectures and seminars. Sofia University. Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-26th of July, 2014.
  • Erasmus Exchange Programme for teachers, lectures in Porto University. Porto, Portugal, 10-16th of November, 2013.