02/10 17:42

Issyk-Kul hosts International Conference on Librarianship

 Issyk-Kul, October 2 / Kabar/. The 14th International Conference “Libraries and Democratization of Society” has started today at Issyk-Kul Aurora Resort, which gathered about 150 librarians from all the regions of Kyrgyzstan as well as leading experts on librarianship from USA, Russia, Turkey, Mongolia, Afghanistan and Central Asian countries. 

The conference aims to discuss professional problems of development of librarianship , establish contacts and exchange of experiences.
During three days the participants of the conference will focus on the state and prospects of development of libraries, enhancing cooperation between libraries, scientific, cultural, educational, publishing organizations, local self-governments and government agencies.

Besides, round table discussions and presentations will be held in frames of the conference. 

The organizer of the event is the Library and Information Consortium of Kyrgyzstan with the financial support of US Embassy in the KR, American University in Central Asia as well as Elsevier, Springer, Gale, Abdysh –Ata.

One of the participants of the conference, Gamze Keskin, representing Elsevier publisher says that it was a really good opportunity for us to meet with all the librarians of Kyrgyzstan at this conference.

“We have presented our products and our companies here and after presentation feedbacks were very positive”, she said.

She also expressed hope for cooperation with libraries of Kyrgyzstan in the future.

The conference will last till October 5, 2013


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