Ukrainian Library Association invites members of Association of Librarians of the Republic of Moldova to participate in X Lviv International Library Forum, which will take place in Lviv, Ukraine, on 18-21 September 2019. Traditionally Lviv Library Forum is held within BookForum.
Main subject of Lviv Library Forum in 2019 is “The new library is the responsibility of everyone”. The program of the Forum includes International scientific conference on different actual issues of librarianship; professional discussions; seminars and workshops; professional tours (visiting libraries and city tours); street actions; “meaningful” entertainment.
Main sections are:
• Open session „Key Elements of the New Library: People, Technologies, Resources”.
• Discussion „What is a New Library”. Should we abandon traditions and values and turn into info&media hub? Or should we stay as a classic library with silence in reading rooms?
• Discussion „Social Inclusion and Library” consider the concept of social inclusion and social exclusion, the basic values of the library and the library profession in view of the library service of homeless people.
• Discussion „IT in the Library: where are we going?”.
• Round Table „Library in Supporting Reforms: Best Practices”. Librarians, academics and professors, participants of the exchange program will discuss the results of studying the experience of libraries in the United States with focus on library contribution in the economic, social and cultural development of the community and the country.
• Round Table „Paid Services in the Library”.
• Section „Libraries for Kids: Ideas for the Future”.
• Section „Library and Cultural Diplomacy”. How do libraries promote the creation of a positive image of Ukraine and the dissemination of knowledge about it from representatives of other states? The discussion on place and role of libraries and librarians in the field of cultural diplomacy will be held.
• Section „European Style of a New Library”.
• Section „Advocacy: Library and Local Government”.
• Presentation „Distance Learning and Library”.
• Poster session „Library for Everyone”.
Reports and articles of the International scientific conference will be published as electronic edition. The Forum language is Ukrainian and English. Costs for the participation are covered by participants. Please confirm your participation till 15 August 2019 and fill the application form below. We are looking forward to see you at the Lviv Library Forum!
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Ukrainian Library Association
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