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University of Thessaly

Ioannis Clapsopoulos, Ph.D.

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Last major update: 17/10/1998 (details update: 31/7/2009)

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Contact information

QUALIFICATIONS:

University of Thessaly Library Director
Dr. Geology-Geochemistry-Petrology
MSc Information & Library Management

WORK ADDRESS:

University of Thessaly - Central Library

Metamorfoseos 2 & Dimitriados St.,  Volos 382 21 GREECE

TEL.:

+ 30 24210 – 74891 (Secretariat: + 30 24210 – 74892)

FAX:

+ 30 24210 – 74891

E-MAIL:

clapsop@uth.gr (University)

E-MAIL:

clib@uth.gr (Library)

WEB ADDRESS:

http://www.lib.uth.gr/clapsop/Ioannis_Clapsopoulos.htm

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University positions

University of Thessaly Library Director

Instructor of Engineering Geology in the Department of Civil Engineering

Instructor of Physical Geography in the Department of Planning and Regional Development (up to 2005)

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Education

1986

B.Sc. in Geology: Department of Geology - University of Athens, Greece

1991

Ph.D. in Geology, Petrology and Geochemistry: Department of Earth Sciences - Victoria University of Manchester, U.K.

2009

M.Sc. in Information and Library Management : School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences - Northumbria University, Newcastle, U.K.

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Professional Experience

1994 - 2005

Instructor in the Department of Planning and Regional Development

 

Course: ΓΥ1-3 Physical Geography (homepage)

1995 -

Instructor in the Department of Civil Engineering

 

Course: Engineering Geology I (homepage)

1995 -

(Organising) Director of the University of Thessaly Library

1995 -

Member of the University Library Committee

1995 -

Member of the University Network Development Committee

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Conferences

President of the Organising Committee of the 7th Conference of the Greek Academic Libraries (Volos, Greece November 4-6, 1998).

Coordinator of the Organising Committee of the 1st Scientific Symposium "Information Literacy and Greek Higher Education" (Volos, Greece December 11-12, 2008)

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Professional memberships

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Publications

Theses and Dissertations

1986

B.Sc. Degree Dissertation at the Department of Geology of the University of Athens: Contribution to the study of the Santorini volcanic rocks alteration (in Greek), 50 pp. (Dr. Theodoros Markopoulos and Dr. Nikos Skarpelis, supervisors).

1988

Transfer report at the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Manchester, U.K. : Petrology and geochemistry of the volcanic rocks of the Voras Mountains (NW Macedonia, Greece) 108 pp. (Dr. John Esson, supervisor).

1991

Ph.D. Thesis at the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Manchester, U.K. : Petrology, geochemistry and origin of Pliocene - Pleistocene potassium-rich volcanic rocks from Greece, 252 pp. (Dr. John Esson, supervisor) [Abstract]

2009

MSc Dissertation at the School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences - Northumbria University, Newcastle, U.K.: PDesigning information literacy programmes in Greek higher education institutions, 89 pp. (Biddy Casselden, supervisor) [Full-text]

Textbooks (University Student Notes)

1994

Lectures in Physical Geography (in Greek), 1994. University of Thessaly, Department of Planning and Regional Development (94 pp.).

1995

Lectures in Physical Geography (in Greek), 1995. 2nd ed., University of Thessaly, Department of Planning and Regional Development (135 pp.).

1996

Lectures in Physical Geography (in Greek), 1996. 3rd ed., University of Thessaly, Department of Planning and Regional Development (170 pp.).

1996

Introduction to Engineering Geology (in Greek), 1996. University of Thessaly, Department of Civil Engineering (120 pp.).

1997

Introduction to Physical Geography (in Greek), 1997. University of Thessaly, Department of Planning and Regional Development (200 pp.).

1997-2000

Introduction to Engineering Geology (in Greek), 1997. 2nd to 5th ed., University of Thessaly, Department of Civil Engineering (150 pp. - 146 pp.).

1998-2003

Introduction to Physical Geography (in Greek), 1998. 2nd to 7 th ed., University of Thessaly, Department of Planning and Regional Development. Volos: University of Thessaly Press (182 pp. - 231 pp.).

2001

Topographic and Geological Maps (in Greek), 2001. University of Thessaly, Department of Civil Engineering. Volos: University of Thessaly Press (47 pp.)

2007

Engineering Geology workbook (in Greek), 2007 .University of Thessaly, Department of Civil Engineering. Volos: University of Thessaly Press (92 pp.).

Papers

1997

Clapsopoulos, I., 1997. Improvement of the relationship between the University and its Library (in Greek with English abstract). Proceedings of the 6th Conference of Greek Academic Libraries, Athens 1997. [Abstract]

1998

Clapsopoulos, I., 1998. Origin of the of the Antiparos island rhyolites, Greece by subduction related anatexis of a granulitic source possibly located in the middle to lower continental crust. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XXXII/3, p. 355-66. [Abstract] [Fulltext  (Acrobat pdf file 2,37ΜΒ)]

2004

Clapsopoulos, I., 2004. Modern Information Services in Greek Academic Libraries: need for change of their organization and operation. Paper presented at the colloquium "Academic Library of Lamia TEI: vision and reality" organised by the Technical Institute of Lamia (Greece) on 5/5/2004 . [Abstract in English ] [Fulltext in Greek  (Acrobat pdf file 235 KB)]

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Research interests

Information Literacy, Library & Information Management, Innovative Information Services.

General geology, geochemistry, petrology, petrography and mineralogy of igneous rocks

Geochemical modelling of igneous rocks

Lab methods:

Geochemical analysis (Wet-chemical, XRD, XRF and Atomic Absorption)

ICP-AES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry)

INAA (Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis)

EPMA (Electron Probe Microanalysis)

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)

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Current projects

2008 -

Information Literacy Programmes in Greek Higher Education Institutions

1997 -

Integrated geochemical modelling of subduction-related igneous rocks in the Aegean region, Greece.

1995 - 2001

Substitute scientific co-ordinator and Project manager of the: "Modernisation of the Organisation, Automation and Networking of the University of Thessaly Library" EPEAEK project (funded by the Greek Ministry of Education & the European Union).

1995 -

University of Thessaly member on the project committee of the "Greek University Libraries Networking" EPEAEK project (funded by the Greek Ministry of Education & the European Union).

1997 - 2001

Substitute scientific co-ordinator of the "Unified scheme of University publications-multiple references of the Univeristy of Thessaly" EPEAEK project (funded by the Greek Ministry of Education & the European Union).

1998 - 2001

Scientific Co-ordinator of the "Development of school libraries in the prefecture of Magnesia" EPEAEK project (funded by the Greek Ministry of Education & the European Union).

 2001 -

Scientific Co-ordinator of the "Completion of the Development of School Libraries in the prefecture of Magnesia" EPEAEK ΙΙ project (funded by the Greek Ministry of Education & the European Union).

2001 -

Substitute scientific co-ordinator and Project manager of the: " Upgrade and Expansion of the University of Thessaly Library Information Services " EPEAEK II project (funded by the Greek Ministry of Education & the European Union).

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Languages

Greek: mother tongue

English: excellent

French: very good

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Personal interests

Use of PCs, Apple Mackintosh and UNIX computers

Software

Geological software: MELTS, NewPet, Melt, MIXFRAC,  BIGD, PBI, Magma, ERUPT, Viscosity, Heat, EMP-AMPH, Bioterm, HB-PLAG, QUILF, AX, Thermocalc

Other software: MICROSOFT WORD / EXCEL / ACCESS / POWERPOINT / PROJECT, LOTUS 1-2-3, WORDSTAR-2000, PFS, AMI-PRO, LOTUS FREELANCE, COREL DRAW/PHOTO-PAINT, ADOBE PHOTOSHOP/ILLUSTRATOR, Geac-Advance (University Library automation program)

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Useful links

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 University of Thessaly

University Library

Academic Departments

e-mail: clapsop@uth.gr

e-mail: clib@uth.gr

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