Seventeenth International Conference and Exhibition LIBCOM-2013
"Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries"
«TOURCENTER» Tourist and Hotel Complex, Suzdal, Vladimir Region
November 11–16, 2013
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About Conference

International conference «Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries» («LIBCOM») is organized annually since 1997. In 2013 it will be the first Conference organized not in the Moscow region but in Vladimir region, in Suzdal. Before the Conference was organized in Moscow, RNPLS&T (1997-2000) and since 2001 - in hotels of the Moscow region.

Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology is the initiator and the main organizer of the Conference.

Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, International Association of Users and Developers of Electronic Libraries and New Information Technologies (ELNIT Association), and other scientific and educational institutions are among the co-organizers.

Yakov L. Shrayberg, Dr. of Engineering sciences, Professor, General director of RNPLS&T, is the Chairman of constant organizing committee of the Conference.

Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, Publishing houses and book distribution enterprises support the Conference financially.

Due to special actuality of the subjects and drive for modern practice of work of libraries and other relative organizations in the years of its existence LIBCOM Conference turned into one of the most popular forums in this professional sphere in CIS.

Heads and leading specialists of the largest libraries of CIS countries, specialists of library and information area, professors of universities and other educational institutions, employees of publishing houses, book-selling organizations, workers of science, culture and education, representatives of the world producers of databased etc. participate in the Conference every year.

The whole range of problems of information servicing of citizens by different structures - from libraries and universities to bookstores, is discussed at the Conference. Usage of modern computer technologies for perfecting information servicing and execution of practice training is one of the constant and most important subjects.

Discussion of general state programs in the sphere of information policy, informational provision of science and education also takes special place.

Exhibition «Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries» is organized as a part of the Conference. LArge libraries, companies and publishing houses participate in the Exhibitions.

The Exhibition includes:

  • study guides, learning and teaching books, popular-scientific literature, audio-books, different multi-media products.

  • automated library and information technologies, software.

  • high-speed equipment for libraries and archives, scanning and micro-filming equipment.

  • book furniture, shelves systems for libraries, archives and museums.

The format of the Conference was quite completely changed since 2010: professional program mainly consists of discussion spaces, workshops, specialized and topical seminars.






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