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Crimea 2011 International Conference: Libraries and Information Resources in the Modern World of Science, Culture, Education and Business

Martin Kesselman (Science Team Leader and the Agriculture and Life Sciences Librarian, Library of Science and Medicine, Rutgers University Libraries, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA)

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 1 November 2011

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to provide a conference report of Crimea 2011 that the author attended in June 2011. The conference is held in Sudak, Crimea, Ukraine, each year and is organized by the Russian National Public Library of Science and Technology.

Design/methodology/approach

The author attended the conference and compiled a report.

Findings

The Crimea Conference has a special relationship with IFLA and highlights library developments in Russia and the former Soviet Union countries.

Originality/value

This is an original review of the conference, which is the premiere annual library conference for Russian and Ukrainian librarians, as well as librarians from the former Soviet Union countries. For librarians with a focus on Russian area studies and Eastern Europe, the Crimea is an event not to be missed.

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Citation

Kesselman, M. (2011), "Crimea 2011 International Conference: Libraries and Information Resources in the Modern World of Science, Culture, Education and Business", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 28 No. 9, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419051111195555

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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