Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić (born October 7, 1948) is a Croatian librarian and professor of librarianship. She is currently retired and former Professor at the Department of Librarianship, Faculty of Education, University of Osijek and Professor at the Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, and Professor at the Department of Information Sciences (former Department of Librarianship) at the University of Zadar.
Aparac-Jelušić was born in 1948 in Osijek, where she completed her elementary education. She moved to Zagreb, where she finished high school and graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. In 1991 she received her Ph.D. in information science.
In 2006 she won an award for teachers of information science—Thompson ISI's Outstanding Information Science Teacher of the Year—from the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). She was the first non-American to receive the award in its 26-year history.
She is a member of the Programme Committees of a number of domestic professional conferences and seminars[which?]; Chair, Organising Committee of the CoLIS3 International conference, Co-director of the International Seminars Libraries in the Digital Age – LIDA (2000, 2001, 2002)
Editor of the publication Velimir Deželić: Visionary and the Leader of the Croatian Librarianship in the First Decades of the 20th Century in Croatian Librarians Vol. 3 (Hrvatski Knjižničari Knjiga 3.) by Dora Sečić, 2014.
- "Svjetsko priznanje i rad na dva fakulteta za 11.000 kuna". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 23 November 2006. Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
- "Outstanding Teacher Award". Thomson Reuters.
- "Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić". Croatian scientific bibliography.
- Published by Zadar University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek. ISBN 978-953-331-089-3 (Zadar University) ISBN 978-953-314-082-7 (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek)}