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).

Event, Access to information, Access to knowledge, Cultural heritage, Russian Federation

Last update: 10 December 2013