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International Congress of Librarians has opened its doors in Astana

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International Congress of Librarians has opened its doors in Astana


In Astana opened the International Congress of Librarians "Peace. XXI Century. Through reading to the identity and culture ", dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Returning Independence of the Republic of Kazakstan. The Congress was attended by representatives of the National Library of Russia such as Raykova Galina Anatolievna - General Director of the Library Assembly of Eurasia (LAE)- , Head of Department of Interlibrary Cooperation with Russia and the Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS) countries libraries of the Russian State Library, Philosophiae Doctor (PhD). Theme of the report "Library and information space community: The role of the Library Assembly of Eurasia". Visly Alexander Ivanovich - General Director of the Russian National Library (St. Petersburg). Topic: "The combination of electronic resources of leading Russian libraries". Neryueva Maria Vladimirovna - Deputy Head of Department of Interlibrary Cooperation with Libraries of Russia and CIS countries of the Russian State Library, the executive director of non-commercial partnership "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE). Lizakova Rosa Mikhailovna - Central Scientific Library named after N.I.Zheleznov. Yulia Selivanova Gennadievna - Head of Linguistic and software and technological support of Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library. Topic: "The digital environment and the requirements for library professionals: a new system of training".  Zhlobinskaya Olga Nikolaevna - senior methodologist of the department of linguistic software and technological support of Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library. The theme of the report "New challenges, new solutions: the expansion of the library catalog Borders". Darya Belyakova - Head "Academy Rudomino" Center for International Cooperation of the Russian State Library. The theme of the report "Learning from the best practices of librarianship in Russia and abroad".  Molodetsky Oleg Vladimirovich - deputy. General Director of "Direct Media". The theme of the report "The problems of aggregation and filling Eectronic Library Systen (ELS) (for example," University Library Online ". Tensina Tatiana Vladimirovna - General Director of the National Library of the Udmurt Republic. The Congress also  was attended by representatives of the National Library of Moldova such as Pintilei Elena Konstantinovna - Director of the National Library of the Republic of Moldova,  representatives of the National Library of Georgia such as Levan Taktakishvili - Director of the resources Department at the  National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, representatives of the National Library of Tajikistan such as Nazarzoda Sayfiddin - Director of the National Library of Tajikistan, representatives of the National Library of Iran such as Atif Noori - the director of the Central Library, archives and documents related to the culture of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Teheran). Theme of the report "Libraries of the future. An overview of definitions and concepts ", representatives of the National Library of Azerbaijan such as Ismayilova Adiba Imash - Deputy Director of the National Library named after M.F. Akhundov (Baku). The theme of  report "Azerbaijan National library and its readers in the twenty-first century", Aygun Hajiyeva Zahid kyzy - head of the department named after M.F. Akhundov National Library of Azerbaijan (Baku), also the congress was attend by , public and political figures, scientists, writers, publishers and librarians.

IMG_7027.JPGA few words about organisation  Library Assembly of Eurasia is a non-profit partnership of libraries, whose main objective is the formation of a single information  library and social cultural space of  the former Soviet Union countries. The emergence of "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE) became possible due to the mutual desire of the national libraries of the Commonwealth of Independent States to join together to consolidate the efforts in the preservation and development of a common library activities, which is a reflection of the objective conditions and interests prevailing in relations between the Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS) countries. "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE) main objectives are: consolidation efforts in the preservation case and development of the general library and information space, the national cultural heritage; accessibility of library collections, including electronic databases, electronic libraries and catalogs; mutual enrichment of cultures, social protection and support of libraries, librarians and public associations; contributing to the maintenance of high standards of library and information services, widespread understanding of the value and importance; development of international contacts between the library, information, book publishing, archive, museum and other organizations and institutions associated with the library, book and business information; preservation of the manuscript heritage, monuments of book and manuscript culture and spiritual development of the individual, especially the younger generation. Library Assembly of Eurasia, established by eight national libraries of Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS) countries, is open to other libraries, library associations and individuals. The headquarters of "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE) by the founders is the Russian State Library. Library Assembly of Eurasia has its own publishing organ - magazine "Herald of "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE)" coming out four times a year. Membership in the "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE)" makes it possible to:to participate in making important decisions in the field of formation of a single information and library space; influence the development of library cooperation between the Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS) countries mechanisms; to make your projects and proposals on matters falling within the sphere of interest of "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE); to participate in professional events of LAE;to publish articles and information and analytical materials in the official gazette of Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE); to communicate and get acquainted with colleagues - professionals receive relevant information about the state of librarianship in the Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS) countries and others. to communicate and get acquainted with colleagues - professionals receive relevant information about the state of librarianship in the Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS) countries and others. 

IMG_7087.JPGAims and objectives of Congress -was to attract public attention to the development libraries to the book as the greatest phenomenon of culture, exchange of experience on the development of electronic information resources and their use in information and library institutions, improving the image of the librarian profession. From the rostrum of the Congress were hear a greeting that came to address Congress participants. With keynote "Reading a nation - the future of the Great Steppe", the Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Muhamediuly was at the congress and has a speech. In his speech, Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Muhamediuly noted the high importance of the event. One of the important directions of the five institutional reforms of the President of Kazakhstan is to strengthen the identity and unity of the Kazakh nation. According to him, in this regard, within the framework of the plan of concrete steps 100 key objective is to increase the competitiveness of the national culture and art, the development of historical and cultural heritage, as the basis for the formation of the nation's cultural code. The Congress brought together professionals, whose activities are closely connected with the service of a noble cause books, humanistic ideas, wisdom and moral values the minister remarked. Guests from Russia, the director of the Russian National Library Alexander Visly noted frequent problems that librarians say. He thoughts that the main problem is certain competition from the Internet side. And the slogans that we often hear, why do we need libraries, if everything is on the Internet. With it needed to live, not to fight, and to explain that when the Internet is useful, as well as a when library. He noted that if we will talk about Russia, recently there was adopted a law on the National Digital Library. This law is at the state level has not yet entered into force because it was signed by the President of Russia Wladimir Putin on July 6 and shall take effect three months after it was signed, that is 6 October. But in the law of many new innovations related to the development of libraries in the digital environment and the ways in which libraries should move. National Electronic Library in Russia is created on the basis of Russia's largest libraries. Alexander explained that the National Electronic Library is an operator, it is - the Russian State Library, which manages the software, servers, etc. Two days of the Congress included plenary session, XIX General Meeting of the Non-Commercial Partnership "Library Assembly of Eurasia" (LAE), which were held for the first time in Kazakhstan, public lectures "One country-one book". Book of 2016 - works of Dulat Babatayuly,"Abay Hakіm danalygy",  presentation of books published by the Research Institute of "Abay",  a presentation of the electronic library "Bіzdіn Abay" of East Kazakhstan Regional Library named after A.S. Pushkin,  book exhibitions and five sections: "National electronic library and the global information space", "Bibliography: status and modern trends", "Rare and valuable book collections as the basis of historical memory", "Modern Librarian: A Look into the future of the profession", " Children's literature in the modern world through reading to the knowledge of world languages and cultures". 

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Academician, Doctor of Philosophy Garifolla Yesim outlined the aims and objectives of the Congress he think that the task of this International Congress is the following: to attract public attention to the development of libraries to the book as the greatest phenomenon of culture, exchange of experience on the issue of electronic information resources and their use in information and library institutions. They have set theirselves were the greatest challenges, and partly these issues are resolved, there and everywhere concluded Ph.D.  In turn, the director of the National Library of the Republic of Moldova commended the high level of development of Kazakhstan's libraries and has opinion that she was profoundly surprised by the achievements of Kazakhstan Libraries, in the twenty-first century translation of library collections in digital format means that Kazakhstan libraries take care of the cultural heritage of the country, providing its funds, the collection is not only the user, for example, Astana or Almaty, but also for users who are on distance. Everyone who has access to the Internet has access to the funds of the country's libraries. She thinks that we are an example for Moldova, and they have plan to sign an agreement on cooperation between Kazakstan-Moldova libraries. 

The Congress program covered a wide range of topics and issues in almost all areas of library activity. At the Congress of sites exchanged views on topical and professional issues, such as the development of innovative technologies, the development of digital libraries and their interactions, the consolidation of cultures with a view to mutual enrichment of peoples, spirituality and values in the modern world, the state and current trends of bibliography, modern approaches for effective library management, preservation and restoration of manuscripts and rare books, children's reading development, the publication of children's literature, and others. Within the Congress framework between the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Library the Commonwealth of Independant States countries and Georgia was signed memorandum of cooperation. September 16 at 17.00 hours at the National Academic Library of RK held the Congress Closing: summing up the work, the adoption of recommendations, presentation of certificates.The International Congress of librarians is of great importance in strengthening the cultural, scientific and educational ties between libraries, as well as an important step in professional development.

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There were reports of "Library and information space of the Commonwealth: the role of the Library Assembly of Eurasia" (G.A. Raikova, General Director of the Library Assembly of Eurasia (LAE), Head of Department of Interlibrary Cooperation with Libraries of Russia and CIS countries, the Russian State Library, PhD (Moscow, Russia), "Identity and culture of Kazakhstan through the prism of the Eastern tradition" (Tuleubayeva S.A., Ph.D., Head of the Department of Oriental Studies of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov, Astana, Kazakstan). "Library of the Future. An overview of definitions and concepts "(Atif Noori, director of the Central Library, archives and documents related to culture, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran). "The nationwide idea of Kazakhstan patriotism" Mangilik El "as the main vector of development of modern Kazakhstan society" (Garifolla Yesimov, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakstan, PhD Head of the Department of Philosophy of the Eurasian National University named after L.N. Gumilyov, Astana, Kazakstan) , "The combination of electronic resources of leading libraries of Russia" (Alexander Visly, general director of the Russian National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg), and others. 

The moderators of the meeting were the director of the National Academic Library of RK Umithan Munalbaeva, General Director of the Library of the Academy of Eurasia Galina Raikova and Russian director Alexander Visly of the National Library. Within the framework of the general meeting also opened the avenue of the National Academic Library. Guests of the Congress planted 25 young trees. The number 25 is chosen not by chance - it is a unique gift for the 25th anniversary Returning Independence of our country. During the meeting, the director of the National Academic Library of RK Umithan Munalbaeva noted the importance of the International Congress of Librarians and Library Assembly of Eurasia. Raikova thinks that International cooperation of libraries increases efficiency, promotes the formation of a new professional community of librarians from different countries, strengthens their influence on improving the socio-cultural and intellectual potential of society. Speaking about the CIS library community, every meeting - a contribution to the common fund to strengthen the atmosphere of mutual understanding to maintain a professional and friendly human contact. LAE, which next year celebrates 25 years, was not organized at the direction of the top political and economic elites, and thanks to the mutual desire of the national libraries of the CIS countries to unite. Its main goal today is the formation of a single information-library and cultural space and its joint projects are useful not only to the professional community, but also the demand by users on the space community concluded General Director of the Library Assembly of Eurasia Galina Raykova. Also the Congress took place and closing in the National Academic Library: summed up the results of work, the recommendations were adopted and signed a Memorandum of Cooperation.
IMG_7088.JPGA few wors about Libraries in Kazakhstan. In the 25 years of Returning Independence of the Republic of Kazakstan has made great strides in economic, political, social, recognized by the international community. Important sociocultural-significant objects in the state system are libraries that become active agents of industrial-innovative development of the country and contribute to the formation of a society consisting of informed citizens who are actively involved in all spheres of public life. Today, in the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan consists of 4122 the library.  Perspective direction of development is the creation of libraries of Kazakhstan National Electronic Library (KazNEB, www.kazneb.kz), its own digital resources, databases and electronic collections. The significance of digital libraries for the information society is so great that the problem of their creation rises to the level of state policy. President of our country Nursultan Nazarbayev one of the important tasks set radical extension Fund of Kazakhstan National Electronic Library (KazNEB). 

"In fact, it is the electronic brain of the nation. Therefore, all the books issued under the program of socially important publications should be included in KazNEB ", - said the Head of State our Elbasy Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbaev.

 Content of KazNEB collection is versatile and makes more than 29 thousand electronic digital contents. In its basis - books published under the state program "Cultural Heritage", rare books devoted to the history and culture of Kazakhstan, modern scientific works, as well as a large volume of documents on the history, culture and literature of Kazakhstan. Annual visit to the portal, more than 120 000 users from 130 countries such as Russia, China, USA, Turkey, Argentina, France, Chile, United Kingdom, etc. In order to provide the printed cultural heritage of Kazakhstan for users around the world, the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Library of Kazakhstan take part in international projects electronic library "Golden Collection of Eurasia" and "World Digital Library". The National library of the RK, being one of the oldest libraries in the country, to create an electronic manuscripts and rare books fund in full-text format, which is based on a rich collection of Kazakh, Eastern, Old Slavonic, Korean books, manuscripts, newspapers, magazines and others. The regional library also solve the problem preservation of cultural heritage through the creation of digital collections. Thus, the Karaganda Regional Universal Scientific Library (OUNB) named after Gogol created an electronic library "Saryarka", Pavlodar OUNB named after S. Toraigyrov - electronic library "Irtysh Pavlodar», the East Kazakhstan Regional Librarynamed after Alexander Pushkin - electronic library "Bіzdіn Abai".       

IMG_7073.JPGIt is pleasant to note that the poster presentation "Readers leaders of the East Kazakhstan Regional Librarynamed after Pushkin "this year at World Library and Information Congress: 82nd IFLA Conference was recognized as the best. Congress held 14-19 August 2016 in Columbus (Ohio, USA). In total there were presented 205 poster presentations from libraries around the world, including the 2 - from CIS countries: Kazakhstan and Russia. Poster presentation tells about the project "Rural Library online centers", which started in 2012 with the technical support of the UN Development Programme. The project, in partnership with local authorities opened 32 rural-line center, already in 2016 their number increased to 45. They teach villagers basic computer and Internet literacy, familiar with the e-government portal and help to get public services online, use Skype for online consultations named after Alexander Pushkin Library lawyers, business consultants, communication, etc. As part of the project, together with regional and district departments of enterprise development seminars on business planning, advice for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs. Confirming the importance of the project in 2016 the Resolution of the Akim of East Kazakhstan region D.K.Ahmetova about connecting to the Internet all rural libraries of the region. As a social institution, Kazakhstan, the library is a powerful tool to promote government programs in the community. Under the state program "Electronic government" in the libraries open public access points, designed to enhance the reception of services to assist in the interaction of citizens and the Government. Contributing to the development of libraries of Kazakhstan as the basic structure for the development of the Information Society, this year the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan established the Art Council for librarianship. The important role of libraries as modern cultural clusters, providing a convenient format access the population of Kazakhstan to the accumulated social knowledge is underlined in the long-term vision of the Cultural Policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2014. IMG_7059.JPG

During the years of Returning Independence in Astana built the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan,  the Library of the  First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation, in Shymkent built a new Otyrar  library, into the new building moved Kyzylorda Regional Universal Scientific Library named after AbdildaTazhibaev, Atyrau OUNB named after G.Slanov and a number of other regional libraries .   

In preparation for the International specialized exhibition "Astana EXPO - 2017", today, NAB RK is working on the creation of the Centre of rare books and manuscripts of the object as a cultural cluster "Astana" in the framework of implementation of the Concept of Cultural Policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Mastering new technologies, automating library processes, Kazakhstan libraries in their work pay great attention to the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage of the Kazakh people and other peoples of the world through the implementation of innovative projects. For example, in the National Academic Library of RK Hall opened "a hidden treasure", a museum books, designed to acquaint readers with books in history and literature of Kazakhstan, as well as to preserve for our descendants rare books, manuscripts, memoirs. With new rooms "Book memorial collection of academician Myrzatai Zholdasbekov", "Zhazushy", "Galym", which posted a collection of books from the personal libraries of academician Myrzatai Zholdasbekov, State Prize winner, writer Akim Tarazi purpose of the spiritual riches of Kazakhstan propaganda through the individual work, winner of the State Prize writer Dukenbay Doszhan, a prominent scientist Tursynbek Kakishev. One of the new projects is the "library tourism", the main purpose of which librarians visiting the regions of Kazakhstan and foreign countries to share experiences, training, promotion of poets and writers of Kazakhstan, visiting historical sites, tourist attractions, picturesque corners. 

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 Within the project NAB RK specialists visited visited Almaty, Taraz, Mangystau, South Kazakhstan and Almaty region. They visited the former Kazakh cities of Kazakhstan given first to rent to Uzbekistan Since 1920 (Although in fairness it should be noted that some of the territory of currently independent republics were formed at the expense of tearing away of the land of Kazakhstan for example, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Russia in the area bordering with Kazakhstan is still at the Imperial authorities later continued with the arrival of the Soviet regime, such as Altai Republic and the Altai Kray Territory, Orenburg, Omsk, Tomsk, Samara, Saratov, Volgograd, Chelyabinsk, Astrakhan, Kalmykia, Simbirsk-Ulyanovsk, Kurgan, Tyumen, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Western Mongolia anciently inhabited by Kazakhs, Ili-Kazakh Autonomy of Xinjiang in China) - Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara. Overseas have been trained in the educational program "Theory and practice of maintaining and restoring monuments of paper" at the National Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, also received professional training in the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature named after M.I. Rudomino. 

 




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