september 24, 2024.


  • Digitization of library collections: challenges of funding and staff training for smaller library. How to transit from one-off project-based digitization toward the systematic digitization.
  • Recommendations for the selection of equipment for the electronic library, depending on the volume of funds, types of documents and technical requirements for digitization. Design, planning, selection and preparation of library funds.
  • Algorithm and technology for converting documents into digital form. Receipt of documents, assessment of their condition, dedusting of documents. Selection and configuration of scanning equipment. Control of results of scanning. Editing of primary digital content and quality control.
  • Digital repositories. Organization of storage. System requirements for storage, servers, drives. Formation of hyperlinks. Ensuring the security and protection of the electronic collection. Saving digital data.
  • Artificial Intelligence and Libraries. AI-powered library innovations. Impact of Artificial Intelligence on library service.
  • Library automation: what better way to start library automation? How to choose the necessary program and funding for the introduction of new technologies. What is the criteria by which you choose a program for library automation? How to prepare for full automation?
  • Automated delivery of books, self-service stations, automated information system library funds accountancy, e-tickets, sensory kiosks in libraries. Implementation of digital library cards: legal, technical and financial challenges.
  • Application of RFID technologies. Scanning library cards, paying fines, accepting returned books.
  • Robots in Libraries. Robots with a voice assistant for disabled people. Shelf-scanning robots.
  • Building Digital Public Spaces. How to increase digital visits. Recommendations for improving a library websites. Implementing a chatbot on a library website. Library in Tik-Tok: best practices. What are the best ways of staff training to help them produce and present digital content effectively? Digital solutions for implementation and promotion of publishing library products. Important questions related to organization and promotion. Interaction with the media: creating an informational occasion and maintaining interest of mass media towards library events.
  • Metaverse, VR and AR technologies, 3D mapping. An interactive library. New technologies and multimedia content: immersive content. Organizing virtual tours. Interactive technology, educational and entertainment content; using panoramic monitors, projectors, video sets of digital content. Organization the conditions for intellectual leisure and communication in a library. Development of new formats of library activities, taking into account the information needs of modern society. Examples of successful solutions in libraries.