The Twentieth Jubilee International Conference and Exhibition «LIBCOM–2016»: «Information technologies, computer systems and publications for libraries” will be held on November 14-18, 2016, in Suzdal, Vladimir region.
The Conference organizers are: Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology (RNPS&T), Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media, International Association of Users and Developers of Electronic Libraries and Information Technologies (ELNIT Association), and National Library Association “Libraries of the Future”.
The main focus of the Conference program will be made on invited and keynote papers, specialized workshops and seminars, master-classes and discussion groups. Traditionally, administrators and experts of many institutions of culture, education and science take part in the Conference.
They are to discuss the current state and prospects for information and Internet-technologies in libraries and information practice, innovative education technologies, legal aspects of libraries’ and information providers’ work, e-libraries and digital information resources, and other issues.
Within the framework of professional program, the key projects of the federal target programs of the RF Ministry of Education and Science and Ministry of Culture will be discussed, both those under development and in operating mode, including:
- «The Map of Russian Science »;
- Information System of Data Acquisition and Access to E-catalogs and Full-text Library Resources in Education and Science of the Russian Federation (EKBSON IS);
- National Subscription to International Science Citation Indices and National Subscription to Full-text International Databases;
- Provision of licensed international and Russian data of top indices on Russian scientists’ publication activity;
- National Electronic Library (NEL);
- Model standard for public libraries.
Besides, the annual meeting of the participating members of the National Library Association «Libraries of the Future » and Industry Conference «The Status and problems of Russian Book Publishing and Distribution. Forecasts for the future» will be held.
The Conference will be accompanied by the specialized exhibition on the following subject scope: Modern computer and Internet-technologies in information and library activities, digital information and digital resources, publishing products, library equipment and materials, education technologies, other related areas.
The Conference social program will embrace tour of the town of Vladimir and surroundings, musical concert, meeting with Tatiana Ustinova, a writer, intellectual show «What? Where? When? In Library, Information, Book and Publishing Space», and informal musical concert on the occasion of the Conference closing.
Tel: +7 (495) 698 9327 or +7 (495) 698-9305 ext. 9050
Mailing address: “LIBCOM-2016” Organizing Committee,
GPNTB, 3rd Khoroshevskaya str., Moscow, 123298, Russian Federation
For press and mass media:
Ms. Kristina Bakhmudova, RNPLS&T Press Secretary
RNPLS&T International Projects and Public Relations Department:
Ms. Alena Novikova
Mr. Aleksey Finogenov
Tel.: +7 (495) 698-93-05 (ext.71-00)