Russian State Library

IFLA Standing Committee on Acquisition and Collection Development

Mid-term meeting, March 3-5 2010
Russian State Library, Moscow


In attendance at this seminar were approximately 50 librarians representing several Russian libraries including the Scientific Electronic Library (Moscow); State Public Historical Library (Moscow); Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library (Saint Petersburg); National Library of Russia (Saint Petersburg); Library for Foreign Literature (Moscow); Russian State Children’s Library (Moscow); and the Library for Natural Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow). 

10.0010.15 Greetings by Dr. Victor Fedorov, president of the Russian State Library
10.15–10.45 Digital future of national libraries – by Dr Alexander Visly, general director of the Russian State Library
10.45–11.15 Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library: the lines of development – by Elena Zhabko,  deputy director for information resources
11.15–11.30 Coffee break
11.30–12.00 Scientific Electronic Library eLIBRARY.RU: Russian Journals Full-text Database plus National Science Citation Index – by Pavel Arefiev, director on marketing, Scientific Electronic Library, Ltd
12.00–12.30 Questions and Answers
12.30–13.30 Lunch time
13.30–14.10 U.K. legal Deposit in the digital age: Organisational and operational challenges – by Sharon Johnson, Head of Collection Development Implementation, British Library
14.10–14.50 Foreign acquisitions in a national library – challenges and choices – by Johannes Rudberg, Division Manager, Foreign Literature Division, National Library of Sweden
14.50–15.30 Building up Digital Collections at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – by Susanne Maier, Acquisition Coordinator, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preussischer Kulturbesitz
15.30–15.45 Coffee break


University of North Carolina initiative on digitization of Andre Savine сollection of Russian émigré – by Nadia Zilper, Department Head. Global Resources and Area Studies Collection Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (to be delivered in Russian)
16.15–17.15 Questions and Answers