Seminar for Librarians

VII International Conference on Emerging Global Trends in University Library Development (Library Connect 2018)

The Nazarbayev University Library, National Academic Library of Kazakhstan, L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University Library, and the Association of University Libraries in the Republic of Kazakhstan invite you to the 7th International Conference on Emerging Global Trends in University Library Development (Library Connect 2018) with the theme Libraries and Its Role in Transforming Societies: Strategies and Trends which will be held in the framework of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum on 23-24 May 2018 at Astana, Kazakhstan.

The conference will include presentations by foreign and Kazakhstani librarians, as well as consultations and discussions regarding current issues in library and information services.

Participation in the conference is free of charge but priority will be given to the librarians coming from Central Asia. The conference will also provide a live streaming link for those who can’t attend.

Travel, accommodation and meals are at the expense of conference participants or sending organizations. The language of the conference is in English but we will provide translations in both Kazakh and Russian.

Venues
May 23: Nazarbayev University
May 24: National Academic Library of Kazakhstan (for public librarians in connection with IAP)
L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (second day for academic librarians)

 

Programme

23 May 2018 (Day 1: Wednesday)

Venue: Block C2, 1st floor, Orange Hall

Nazarbayev University

64 Turan Avenue, Block C-2

53 Kabanbay Batyr Avenue (the opposite entrance)

9:00 – 10:00

 

 

Registration

Opening of the exhibition of information resources

 

10:00 – 10:30 Plenary session  (Moderator: Assemgul Temirkhanova, Acting Director of Nazarbayev UniverIsity Library)

Welcome remarks by Loretta O’Donnell, PhD, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Nazarbayev University

Keynote Address by Ingrid Bon, Manager of the IFLA Development Programs

10:30 – 11:30 Messages

 

Public Libraries in Kazakhstan: Current State and Perspectives

Azhar Yussupova, Deputy Director of the National Library of Kazakhstan

International Cooperation of the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Nurzhan Zholdybalinov, Acting Director of the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan

New Vector of Development of Libraries in Kyrgyzstan

Zhyldyz Bakashova, Director of the National Library of Kyrgyzstan

The Role of Information and Library Centers in Promotion and Advocacy of a Reading Culture

Umida Teshabaeva, Deputy Director of the National Library of Uzbekistan

 

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee-break
12:00 – 13:30 Paper Presentations (Moderator: Joseph Yap, Expert Manager of Nazarbayev University Library)

Priorities of Development and Problems of the University Library of Kazakhstan (invited paper)

Gulzhan Irzhanova

Taraz State University, Kazakhstan

President of the Association of Libraries of Higher Educational Institutions in the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

Cooperative Collection Development and Research Services: Past, Present and Future

George Andrew Spencer

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

A Success Story of An Academic Library Consortium: ANKOS

Ertugrul Cimen

MEF University, Turkey

Tuba Akbayturk Canak

Koc University, Turkey

Sami Cukadar

Istnabul Bilgi University, Turkey

 

Q & A

 

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Venue: Block C-3, room #1009

Paper Presentations (Moderator: Carlene Groen, Senior Expert of Nazarbayev University Library),

Lifelong Learning: A Landmark for Personal Development and New Opportunities for Modernization of a University Library

Gulshat Daribayeva, Perizat Utebaliyeva

Scientific Library of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan

Academic Library Sessions: Experiences and Challenges of Nazarbayev University Library

Darya Zvonareva, Joseph Marmol Yap

Nazarbayev University Library, Kazakhstan

 

Challenges of International Librarians: Knowledge Sharing from Filipino Librarians Working Across Asia

Karen Vanessa Cruz

Bina Nusantara University, Indonesia

Ricardo III Cruz

Teda International School, China

Joseph Marmol Yap

Nazarbayev University Library, Kazakhstan

 

Q & A

 

14:30 – 16:00 Venue: Block C-3, room #1010

Paper Presentations (Moderator: Anar Dautova, Expert-Manager of Nazarbayev University Library)

Adapting Statistics and Query-Tracking Tools for Reference Services: Nazarbayev University Library Case Study

Paschalia Terzi, Yelizaveta Kamilova

Nazarbayev University Library, Kazakhstan

Preservation and Strengthening of the Health of the Librarian in Modern Conditions

Dominina Mook

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan

Bibliographic Description of Documents in the Historical Context

Karima Tukubayeva

Scientific Library of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan

 

Q & A

 

16:00 – 16:30 Refreshments
16:30 – 18:00 Roundtable Discussion (Seminar-Workshop Type)

Library Cooperation and Library Associations (Moderators: Ertugrul Cimen, Assemgul Temirkhanova), Venue: Block C-3, 1009

Information Resources for Research (Moderators: George Andrew Spencer, Tendik Yermekpayeva), Venue: Block C-3, 1010

Qualifications of the Academic Librarian (Moderators: Barno Ganieva, Tolkyn Jangulova), Venue: Block C-3, 2002

 

18:00 – 20:00 Fellowship Dinner (Ball room above Orange Hall)

 

 

 

24 May 2018 (Day 2: Thursday)

Venue: ENU Scientific Library Main Building

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

11 Pushkin Street

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
 

9:00 – 9:15

Plenary session  (Moderator: Bakhytzhan Orazaliev, PhD, Director of the Scientific Library of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University)

Welcome speech by Asemgul Moldazhanova, PhD,

Vice-Rector of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University

9:15 – 10:15 Presentations (Moderator: Bakhytzhan Orazaliyev, PhD, Director of the Scientific Library of L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University)

Central Asia Information and Educational Network “CALINET”: Prospects of Creation and Development

Marat Rakhmatullaev

Tashkent University of Information Technologies, Uzbekistan

Development of Human Resources for Information and library institutions

Barno Ganieva

Tashkent University of Information Technologies, Uzbekistan

Modern Trends in Innovative Library Development

Gulmayram Abdigazieva

Scientific Library of Atyrau State University, Kazakhstan

A Review of Available Mobile Technologies for Libraries

Gulzhan Baidyussenova

Nazarbayev University Library, Kazakhstan

Libraries and Women Empowerment: Advancing Women and their Stories for Planet 50–50 by 2030

Yelizaveta Kamilova

Nazarbayev University Library, Kazakhstan

Q & A

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee-break
10:45 – 11:45 Publisher’s session (Moderator: Gulzhan Irzhanova, Director of the Library Information Center of Taraz State University named after Dulati and President of the Association of Libraries of Higher Educational Institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan)

Cambridge University Press Publications – World-Class Resources for Your Library

Leszek Czerwinski

Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom

Digital Kazakhstan for Libraries – Automation of Work with the Help of Full-Text Databases and the Unified EDS Search Window Iryna Krejcarova

EBSCO Information Services, Czech Republic

Wiley Content to Foster Research in Kazakhstan

Sergey Paramonov

Wiley, Russia

The Latest Solutions from Ovid/LWW

Ahmed Al Alwani

Ovid, Wolters Kluwer Health

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

 

11:45 – 12:00 Refreshments
12:00 – 13:30 Publisher’s session (continue)

Passport Global Market Information Database, Innovative Modelling, and Scenarios Simulation Tools

Ecaterina Bondarenko

Euromonitor International – Eastern Europe, Lithuania

Introduction of International Electronic Information Sources

Murat Zharmukhametov

Mikro Information Handling and Distribution / IEEE, Kazakhstan

International Collaborations Through High-Quality Research Output – Can Universities Do This by Promoting Standards in Research Writing and Developing a Better Understanding of Scholarly Publishing?

Rajiv Shirke, Anupama Kapadia

Enago, United States

Kazakhstani Libraries and Russian Publishing Houses: Strategic Partnership in Building the Educational Space of the University

Anastasia Aidakova, Director for Development and Advertising, IFRA‑M Scientific and Publishing Center, Russia

IPR MEDIA – Innovative Solutions in the Field of Implementation of Digital Technologies in Universities

Sergey Ivanov, Director of IPR MEDIA, Russia

Multimedia Textbook: New Technologies in Education

Igor Gritsenko, Director of CyberSmith Publishing House, Kazakhstan

Q & A

 

13:30 – 14:00 Closing remarks by Gulzhan Irzhanova

Director of the Library Information Center of Taraz State University named after Dulati and President of the Association of Libraries of Higher Educational Institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

14:00 – 15:30 Lunch
15:30 – 18:00 City tour
18:00 – 21:00 Farewell Dinner (optional with pay)

 

 

Call for Papers

Libraries are advocates of positive dynamic trends in the society including higher education and public institutions. Tremendous change in libraries had happened for the last decade. The conference aims to recognize some of the best practices and strategies of libraries in terms of introducing new tools and technologies in the delivery of credible sources and ethical content. It will also identify emerging trends in mobile environments, and understand the value of having diverse management and leadership styles. These changes have helped transform the communities libraries serve in their daily lives. Libraries play a crucial role in information support for learning and research that are considered as driving forces on the development of the society.

Paper contributions are welcome from any part of the world but priority will be given to professionals working in Central Asia.

Suggested proposals should be in line with the theme and should be based on the following topics:

Strategies and trends in libraries

  • Use of mobile technologies and various tools in library services
  • Librarians as partners and collaborators in community events and academic research
  • Media and Information Literacy as a catalyst for change
  • Library management and its role in transforming the academic landscape
  • Reshaping physical library spaces: need versus want
  • Diverse library collection and its impact on today’s users
  • Sustainable development and the UN 2030 agenda

The conference will provide a venue to present, share, and discuss best practices, strategies and trends in libraries in Central Asia.

  • Call for Abstracts / Papers – 28 December 2017
  • Submission of informative abstracts – 30 January 2018 (22 February 2018 Extended)
  • Notification of approved abstracts – 15 February 2018 (2 March 2018)
  • Submission of full paper – 15 March 2018 (30 March 2018)
  • Notification of approved paper – 1 April 2018
  • Start of Registration (For All) – 5 March 2018
  • Submission of revised full paper and Powerpoint presentation – 1 May 2018
  • Conference – 23-24 May 2018
  • An informative abstract with less than 500 words should include the purpose of the study, methodology, findings, practical applications and a statement of originality (the value of the paper).

Paper format

  • Abstracts and full papers should be original and written in English.
  • In submitting abstracts and full papers, authors should register and create their EasyChair account and upload papers using this conference paper management system. Make sure you are submitting to the correct conference with this acronym (ICEGTULD 2018).
  • Papers should be double-spaced. Limit the number of words to less than 5,000. Use Times New Roman with font size 12.
  • Include a brief biographical note containing less than 50 words.
  • Use APA style (6th ed.) for referencing and citation.

Presentation format
We would appreciate receiving presentations using MS Powerpoint. If other than MS Powerpoint, please let us know before 1 May 2018.

Accepted papers must be presented by the author/s during the conference. Authors will be given 20 minutes each to present and 10 minutes for Q&A. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

Registration

Register here.

For inquiries, please contact the following:

Joseph M. Yap
Program Committee Chair
Expert-Manager, Reference
Nazarbayev University Library
joseph.yap@nu.edu.kz

Darya Zvonareva
Program Committee Co-Chair
Expert-Manager, Reference
Nazarbayev University Library
darya.zvonareva@nu.edu.kz