Library Staff Week in the Heart of Transylvania: Contemporary Library Architecture. Plan and Design

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science, and Technology of Targu Mures
Institution website:
https://biblioteca.umfst.ro/en/home/
Country:
Romania
Language:
English
Dates:
Monday, 27 May, 2024 to Friday, 31 May, 2024
Registration fee:
no
Maximum number of participants:
15
Deadline for applying:
Friday, 1 March, 2024
Accommodation:
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
andrea.albert@umfst.ro

CONTEMPORARY LIBRARY ARCHITECTURE: PLAN AND DESIGN

 

Dear members of the Information and Library Science community, 

George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science, and Technology of Targu Mures and its Library, are organizing International Library Staff Week, between 27th- 31st of May 2024, in order to share experiences, best practices and networking with colleagues.

This programme is opened to all kind of library staff involved in a European university and will bring together professional library staff with varied backgrounds, working in university libraries or research orientated libraries with an interest in sharing ideas and networking with colleagues. 

The main theme of the 2nd International Library Staff Week is:

CONTEMPORARY LIBRARY ARCHITECTURE: PLAN AND DESIGN

Through this week, together we will investigate and analyse the new tendencies in library architecture, approaching topics such:

Libraries: The Sacred Spaces of Modernity

Key Elements of Library Architecture

New Waves in Library Architecture

Academic library: Case studies

21st century Libraries: Changing forms, changing functions

 

Various other subjects related to digital transformation in academic libraries, may also be included in the programme, as it follows:  

Digitization of cultural heritage

Institutional repository

Digital Reference Services

Digitalisation of Library Services

Challenges in the digital age

The future of collections

The library as a place

User’s experience

Public Relations challenges

Acquisition of resources (online and traditional)

Legal aspects

Participants will have the opportunity to contribute to the programme with a short presentation of their library, with a highlight on their library architecture and services, sharing experiences, innovative projects or other library related topics.

Several interesting cultural visits will also be included in the program.

No participation fee is required. Participants have to cover their expenses using the Erasmus+ grant provided by their home institutions. Please do not make travel arrangements before your participation is confirmed.

Your application should consist of a CV and a letter of motivation. Please send your applications via e-mail to biblio@umfst.ro.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Library of George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science, and Technology of Targu Mures.

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