On November 12th – 16th in Khimki (Moscow Region) there was held XVI International conference and exhibition “LIBCOM: Information technologies, computer systems and publishing production for libraries”.
Main organizer of the event is the Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology.
The conference gathered about 400 participants: representatives of librarianship of Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine; representatives of universities, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, training centers, the Library Association, and also book publishing companies.
The National Library of Belarus was represented at the conference by Head of Corporate interaction division S.A. Kremeznaya with the paper “Corporate resources and services of the National Library of Belarus: technological aspects of formation and use”.
Participants of the conference considered the current state and prospects of information, computer and Internet technologies in library practice, system and network integration of information and library resources, innovations in modern educational technologies, legal aspects of activity of libraries and information producers, electronic libraries and electronic information resources.
As part of the conference a specialized exhibition was open. It covered the themes such as: new computer and Internet technology in information and library business, electronic information and electronic resources, publishing production, library equipment and materials, educational technologies.