Sofia Zapounidou

Zapounidou Sofia

PhD Candidate, Department of Archive and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Greece
mail: l12zapo[at]ionio[dot]gr

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Education and Training

  • 2002 - 2004. MSc in Information Systems, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • 1997 - 2001. BSc in Archives & Library Science, Department of Archives & Library Science, Ionian University, Greece

Research interests

  • Library Linked Data


  • Koseoglou, Eleftheria, Sofia Zapounidou, Evangelos Karkanis, Theodoros Thedoropoulos, Claudine Xenidou-Dervou (2012). "Promoting open access: cooperation among Aristotle University Library and Quality Assurance Unit". 21st Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries: The face of libraries is continually changing: synergy and development strategies with inspiration and vision. (Univ. of Piraeus, 18-19 October 2012). Available at: [In Greek].
  • Arndt, Adam, Renke Fahl-Spiewack, Nikos Loutas, Vassilios Peristeras, Sebastian Sklarß, Sofia Zapounidou (2011).ADMS - Asset Description Metadata Schema: Draft Specification v0.6a for Community Consultation, 2011-03-17. Available at:
  • Malliari, Afrodite, Stella Korobili, Sofia Zapounidou (2011). "Exploring the information seeking behavior of Greek graduate students: A case study set in the University of Macedonia". The International Information & Library Review 43(2): 79-91. Available at: ScienceDirect (requires subscription).
  • Korobili, Stella, Aphrodite Malliari, Sofia Zapounidou (2011). "Factors that influence information seeking behavior: the case of Greek graduate students". The Journal of Academic Librarianship 37 (2): 155-165. Available at: Sciencedirect (requires subscription).
  • Koseoglou, E, S. Zapounidou, X.Agorogianni, T.Petridis, S.Alexandridou (2008). "eResources Management and emerging technologies: the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Library as a case study". Published in: Proceedings of the Digital Walkthroughs and Digital Libraries Conference (Greek-Cypriot Cooperation "e-PAUSANIAS" - GGET - Project 252 - e T.D.E., Thessaloniki, 30 Sep -01 Oct 2008). Thessaloniki: November, 2008. The proceedings were published only in CD-ROM. [In Greek]
  • Koseoglou, E, S. Zapounidou, X.Agorogianni, T.Petridis, K. Xenidou-Dervou, S. Alexandridou (2008). "Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Electronic Library 1998-2008: evolution-evaluation". Published in: Proceedings of the 17th Panhellenic Academic Libraries Conference (Univ. Of Ioannina, 14-26 September 2008). Ioannina, University of Ioannina. The proceedings were published only in CD-ROM. Available at: [In Greek]
  • Zapounidou, S. (2008). "Library web sites: new technologies - new services" SYNERGASIA, issue 2 (September 2008). Available at: [In Greek]
  • Zorba, I., S. Zapounidou & D. Patrinos (2007). "Library web site: Technical Support or Key Service". Published in: Proceedings of the 16th Panhellenic Academic Libraries Conference (Univ.of Piraeus, 1-3 October 2007). Piraeus, University of Piraeus: 256-269. [In Greek]
  • Zapounidou, S. (2007) "A theoretical approach of Semantic Web technologies in the cultural information domain: a case application in library science". Published in: Elli Anthi-Kalofolia, ed. Meta-Libraries: The Libraries after the Internet and the World Wide Web: towards a new constructive logic, operation and tools. Proceedings of the 13th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries (Ionian University, Corfu, 13-15 October 2004). Corfu: Ionian University, 2007: 464-475. [In Greek]
  • Zapounidou, S. (2006) "Use of ontologies in knowledge mapping: a case study in an academic library ". Published in: Knowledge Management. The World Wide Web and Information Centers. Proceedings of the 14th Panhellenic Conference of Academic Libraries (T.E.I. of Athens, 1-3 December 2005). Athens, Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Athens, 2006: 283-292. Available at: [In Greek].
    This article has been republished in EEVEP (ed). Michalis Tzekakis: the visionary librarian. Athens: Xerox, 2007: 138-150.
  • Zapounidou, S. (2006) "Archival Description System 'Janus': an RDF application ". Published in: Proceedings of the 2nd National Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies Conference. "Systemic approaches in business and organization networks: economic and social dimensions" (Univ. of the Aegean, Chios, 25-27 May 2006). Piraeus, HSSS & University of the Aegean, 2006. The proceedings were published only in CD-ROM. [In Greek]