21st International conference and exhibition LIBCOM 2017: Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries 28.11.2017
20 – 24 November 2017 tourist and hotel complex “Tourcenter” of the city of Suzdal (Vladimir region) hosted the 21st International conference and exhibition “LIBCOM 2017: Information Technologies, Computer Systems and Publications for Libraries”.
 
The event was organized by:
  • Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology;
  • Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;
  • Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation;
  • International Association of Users and Developers of Electronic Libraries and New Information Technologies;
  • National Library Association “Libraries of the Future”.
The conference was devoted to the following subject matters: real condition and prospects of  new computer and Internet technologies in library practice, federal projects and programmes of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, innovations in contemporary education technologies, legal aspects of work of libraries and information providers, electronic libraries and resources, projects for regional libraries, informatization of school libraries, etc. 
 
The official website of the Russian Association of Digital Libraries www.aselibrary.ru broadcast online the following events of the “LIBCOM 2017” conference: 
  • Opening ceremony and the main plenary meeting; 
  • Meeting of the board and participants of the National Library Association “Libraries of the Future” (NABB) and roundtable “Prospective Directions of the Development of the National Library Association “Libraries of the Future” for 2018”;
  • Second meeting of open session “Information and Library Resources and Digital Libraries for Library Collection Development”;
  • Third meeting of open session “Functional of a Modern Library and New Software and Hardware Solutions”; 
  • Final plenary meeting. 
You are welcome to access all the materials of the conference events for “LIBCOM 2017” on the official website of the Russian Association of Digital Libraries www.aselibrary.ru
 
The conference was supplemented by the themed exhibition covering the following subject scope: modern computer and Internet technologies in library work, digital information and digital resources, publication productions, library equipment and materials, educational technologies, etc.
 
The participants of the conference enjoyed the two specially prepared excursion tours (around Vladimir and the vicinity and to Ivanovo), quiz show “What? Where? When? in Library, Information and Publishing Space” and an informal musical party terminating the conference.
 
All details and the conference programme are available on the official website of the event http://www.gpntb.ru/libcom2017/.