Aleksandra Uzelac is a research associate at the Institute for International Relations (IMO) in Zagreb and Head of the Culture and Communication Department at IMO. She holds a PhD (2003) in information science from the University of Zagreb. She has 17 years of professional experience in the area of cultural research related to issues of digital culture. Her research interests focus on the impact of ICT on cultural issues, digital culture, virtual networks and portals, digitalisation of culture, organisation of knowledge in the cultural field, issues of public domain and cultural heritage, cultural policy and cultural cooperation and the changing context that virtual culture has brought to cultural policies. Dr. Uzelac combines her research activities with practical initiatives aimed at developing the e-culture infrastructure in Croatia. She is a member of the Culturelink Network team and the Culturelink editorial board since 1993, as well as a member of the international steering committee of the CultureMondo Network.