International Video Conference "Library Services on Three Continents"


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On November 15,12:00 a.m. (Moscow time), the premiere of the International videoconference "Library Services on Three Continents" will take place. Reports will be presented by thirty-five experts from national and public libraries and educational institutions from 20 countries on three continents: Eurasia, Africa and South America.

As the flow of information is rapidly increasing, the importance of libraries – institutions that can provide access to legal content – is as high as ever. The purpose of this conference is to take a comprehensive look at how libraries in different countries on three continents can contribute to the progress of society, and to contemplate the prospects of cooperation for reaching common objectives.

Presentations prepared by experts will highlight issues of global information exchange and the impact of libraries on the development of science, culture and education. The conference will also present different views and approaches to the system of professional LIS education.

The compilation of video reports will be subtitled in Russian and English and will be available on the official resources of the National Library of Russia.

We invite you to join the premier of the Video Conference 

Topics for discussion:

  •  The place and role of the library in the country;
  • Library services;
  • Digital library services;
  • Cultural and educational activities;
  • International activities;
  • System of higher professional LIS education;
  • Further professional LIS education.

Format: video conference (collection of video reports)

Languages of the conference: Russian, English, Spanish, Portuguese


  • Activities of national libraries;
  • The activities of the city/municipal libraries;
  • Professional LIS education.

Technical requirements for the video reports:

  • Duration no more than 10 minutes;
  • Video format: mp4, MOV;
  • Resolution: Full HD (1920x1080).

You are invited to participate in the international video conference! Please inform the International Activities Department of the National Library of Russia at if you wish to make a presentation.