Information. Society. Development: International Ties of Libraries

15:00 — 18:00
Badge, Additional Registration
National Library of Russia: Main Building 18 Sadovaya st., St. Petersburg

The Symposium will focus on the role of international cooperation of libraries in global information exchange, its impact on development of science, culture and education in different countries.

Discussion Topics:

  • International cooperation of libraries in global information exchange: new opportunities and prospects;
  • Interaction of libraries within international professional organizations;
  • New forms of cooperation of libraries;
  • The role of libraries in organization of international cultural exchange, development and mutual enrichment of cultures;
  • International cooperation of libraries in case of emergency; overcoming consequences of military actions, natural catastrophes and man-made disasters;
  • Scientific cooperation of libraries. 

Within the framework of the event Cooperation Agreements between the Russian National Library, the National Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the National Library of Italy are expected to be signed.