CIS Libraries Forum: Integration, innovation and access for all

Darya Bukhtoyarova

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Purpose: This report aims to provide an overview of the CIS Libraries: Integration, Innovation and Access for All Forum held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on September 26-28, 2012. Design/methodology/approach: The report provides general information about the CIS Libraries Forum, and lists its main topics and outcomes. Findings: The report reveals that topics such as challenges of libraries in the digital era, library and information science education, and work of library associations were discussed. Memorandum on Collaboration and Cooperation of Library Associations was signed by representatives of nine CIS countries. Originality/value: The report updates librarians and researchers on the state of library development and collaboration in CIS countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-273
Number of pages3
JournalNew Library World
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • CIS
  • Conferences
  • Information science
  • Kazakhstan
  • Libraries
  • Library associations
  • LIS education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences

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