200th Anniversary of the Russian National Library
The Role of National Libraries in the Development of the Society
28 – 29 January 2014
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
IFLA will be represented by President Sinikka Sipilä
The primary aim of the conference is to draw attention to the topic of cultural development and the global significance of the Russian culture as well as to search for answers to the challenges faced in the lnformation Society. During the Conference we will discuss how to develop library cooperation throughout the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States for the preservation of and access to our common cultural heritage.
We will also try to develop mechanisms for international library collaboration that will enable the wide circulation of information and knowledge using current information and communication technologies.
see also: additional information (in Russian).
Last update: 10 December 2013