About Conference

It is our pleasure to invite you to the International Conference «Science, Technology and Information in Libraries (LIBWAY-2020)». Dates: the conference will take place in Novosibirsk, on September 14 – 17, 2020.


The main topics of the conference

  • Library in a changing communication environment:

    scientific information flow: digital and printed models of its development; research support: new tendencies in libraries; patent investigations; information analysis of research fronts; information behavior of users; personnel potential of a research libraries; new library professions: an embedded librarian, a subject librarian, a data-librarian, a resource expert, an animator-librarian); library as a means to develop social and intellectual abilities of a person; library marketing.

  • Preservation and study of book heritage in the modern world:

    documentation heritage, the book culture of the Russian middle ages; archaeology of book monuments; literary and book heritage of the old believers; the practice of storing and using literary monuments in digital libraries; availability of documents in digital format; modern technologies for fund preservation.

  • Book culture in historical retrospective and modern challenges:

    problems of updating the methodology of book studies; historical patterns of book culture evolution; innovations in book publishing and book distribution; book in the system of international cultural and scientific communications; book in the context of ethnic cultures of the peoples of Siberia and the Far East; actual problems of studying readers and readingя.

  • Best practices and technologies for library and information service:

    modern trends in library information technologies; automation of library processes; web-analytics tools to analyze the effectiveness of library information resources; library marketing; technological bases for developing library services.

  • Lifelong learning: a formula of success for library staff

    Forming and development of professional Professional competence of librarians; new library professions; library personnel; training, retraining and advanced training for librarians.

  • Scientometric studies

    scientometric indicators and methods of science performance evaluation; scientometric databases and analytical tools; science and technology development forecasting; citation analysis; patent analysis; altmetrics; webometrics; science policies; scientometric studies of countries, regions, disciplines and journals, scholarly communications.

  • Open science

    Open access influence on visibility of research results; open research data infrastructure; tools and methods of management, retention and dissemination; open science national and international initiatives in Open science..

Associated events

  • Seminar “Young professionals in a modern library: a space for a new opportunities (domestic and foreign experience)».
  • Meeting of the libraries of the Ministry of science and education.
  • Meeting of the SB RAS library network

Important dates

June 30, 2019 Deadline registration and abstract submission. The submitted abstract should be not less than 500 words.
July 10, 2019 Acceptance notification
August 30, 2019 Online registration of participants without reports.
October 31, 2019 Full papers submission. The requested minimum length of a paper should be 10-12 pages.


To participate in the conference it is necessary to register and submit abstracts in English/Russian languages at https://www.libway.ru. and to pay Conference registration fee.

Conference registration fee is 3000 rubles.

Conference Proceedings

Abstracts and papers will be peer reviewed. The conference proceedings will be published in the journal “Bibliosphere” or "Proceedings of the SPSTL SB RAS" and included in Russian science citation index (RSCI).

Coordinator of the Program Committee:

Elena Artemyeva

дdoctor of pedagogical Sciences, SPSTL SB RAS, Russia, Novosibirsk,
phone +7 383 266 83 76, email: artemyeva@spsl.nsc.ru