International Conference
"Issyk-Kul: Libraries and Democratization of Society"

16th International Conference

"Issyk-Kul 2015. Libraries and Democratization of Society"

 

The Library and Information Consortium of the Kyrgyz Republic with the support of the International and civic organizations conducts the 16th Annual International Conference “Issyk-Kul 2015. Libraries and Democratization of Society.”

 

The Conference will be held at the “Issyk-Kul – Aurora” resort at the Issyk-Kul Lake on October 1-5, 2015.

 

Main topic of the 16th conference is “Kyrgyzstan Libraries: new challenges, modern realities and horizons of development”

 

There are a number of planned round table discussions and presentations on the following topics: 

Planned sections, round table discussions and presentations on the following topics:

  • Library collections and the digital environment - New Approaches and Challenges  
  • Modern Librarian in new world: professional competence and skills
  • American corners as a modern model to improve access to information and knowledge.
  • People with disabilities and new approaches in library services
  • Public Library: promotion of the country sides through the local territories’ brands
  • Libraries, museums, and archives: new direction for cooperation and collaboration
  • Information Environment: advanced services, new technologies and digital products
  • Library as a reading center about the local history
  • Read Together: family reading as a basic element of enhancing the culture of reading for younger generation
  • Copyright: Libraries, Authorities and Users -  Realities and Challenges of XXI Century
  • Open Educational Resources: the role of libraries in promoting an access to knowledge
  • The library as a public and social center of the community
  • American corners as a modern model to improve access to information and knowledge

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