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Library, book, and reading in the modern society: philosophical angles

Library, book, and reading in the modern society: philosophical angles
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From November 25, 2008, to November 27, 2008, in Moscow in the Library of the History of Russian Philosophy “A.F. Losev’s House” took place an International conference “Library, book, and reading in the modern society: philosophical angles”.

The event was organized by Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Academy of Innovative Programs in the Field of Culture and Art, Cultural Administration of Moscow Central administrative district,
Library of the History of Russian Philosophy “A.F. Losev’s House”, and Russian Library Association.

N.N. Zamaeva, the expert of National Library of Belarus participated in the conference and read a paper “Library as a social establishment in the legal space”.

During the conference were discussed the role of library, book and reading in economic, cultural, and technological progress of society as well as socialization and creative development of a person. As noted the participants of the conference, the epoch of electronic culture changes stereotyped interactions between a library and society and role of a library in information society. In this context was discussed an issue of “a library of the future” and its functions in the century of telecommunicational technologies.

T.Y. Kuznetsova,
Head of APRIKT chair of
library science
and informatics,
candidate of
head of
the project
philosophical school»
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