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Ligita Gjortlere (M.Sci.Soc.)

Ligita Gjortlere

Head of the Library. Lecturer
Legal Research
Tel.: +371 67039221
Mob: +371 29175053
E-mail:
Room 71, P. Wallenberg building

M.Sci.Soc. (University of Latvia, 2001)

Significant Professional Experience

  • Head of Law Library, Lecturer on Legal Research, 1998-
  • Library Programme Coordinator, Head of Law Library, Soros Foundation Latvia, 1996-1998
  • Head of Information Departament, Latvia State Archives General Directorate, 1993-1996

Relevant activities

  • Key expert of the EU project "Further Support to Kosovo Legal Education Reform", 2014-2015
  • Chairwoman of the Board, Consortium of Legal Resource Centres and Legal Information Specialists, 2003-
  • Head of the Accreditation Commission of the university, scientific and special libraries, 2011-2015
  • Board member, International Association of Law Libraries (IALL), 2007-2013
  • International expert at the UEPLAC (Ukrainian-European Policy and Legal Advice Center) project in Ukraine (2010), EAR (European Agency for Reconstruction) project in Republic of Macedonia (2007-2008) and EC project for the support to the reform of the Parliament of Georgia (2008)
  • President, Association of Latvian Academic Libraries, 2001-2006
  • Lecturer, University of Latvia on electronic information resources and digital libraries, 2000-2005

Responsible for:

  • management of the RGSL Law Library
  • RGSL Research Papers
  • RGSL homepage.
  • Guide to Latvian Legal System and Legal Research, 2016 / by Baiba Bebre and Ligita Gjortlere 
  • Guide to Latvian Legal System and Legal Research, 2012 / by Baiba Bebre and Ligita Gjortlere 
  • Guide to Latvian Law and Legal Resources / by Ilona Čeiča, Baiba Bebre and Ligita Gjortlere. 
  • E-grāmatas un Latvijas bibliotēku iespējas informacionālo pakalpojumu paplašināšanā . - Bibliotēku pasaule, Vol.26 (2003), pp.9.-11.
  • Latvian Law Guide /by Ilona Ceica and Ligita Vasermane - International Journal of Legal Information, Vol.31, 2003, Nr.1, pp.20-46.
  • The impact of new technologies on the acquisition process strategy and tactics. - National Policy of the Library Collection Development to Promote Education and Culture in Society: Conference materials. Riga, 2003, pp.74-87 (in Latvian).
  • Organization of Information Resources in Academic Libraries. - Libraries in Knowledge-based Society. Tallin, 2001.
  • Latvian Law Guide /by Ilona Ceica and Ligita Vasermane