The fifth edition of the Library Conference organized by the Sharjah Book Authority, in cooperation with the American Library Association, began on Wednesday, November 6th-8th, 2018, at the 37th International Sharjah Book Fair, which lasts until the 10th of this month.
The conference was attended by Ahmed Al Ameri, Sharjah Book Authority Chairman, Lloyd Garcia, President of the Association of American Libraries, and attended by more than 300 library, library and book specialists, as well as a wide audience of exhibitors and interest in the area.
Ahmed Al Ameri, Chairman of the Sharjah Book Authority, said: "We are delighted to have attended the fifth edition of the annual librarian conference and the 37th session of the Sharjah International Book Fair, which began the vision of the head of Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, a member of the Verkhovna Rada Lord Sharjah, beginning with cultural and cognitive renaissance, starting with libraries and universities. "
"Every year we meet to face the challenges of libraries and libraries in digital technology and tools to find solutions, design programs and mechanisms, and overcome our digital instruments," said Amiri. Social and human rights.
Amiri called for an important adaptation of techniques to overcome library problems to ensure a more important and attractive role for the book, while demanding that libraries be a place that is linked to the individuality of each individual and the factor of his success and success in life.
"Libraries are no longer just booking storages, expanding their traditional roles and involving the needs of communities and strengthening their strength," says Lloyd Garcia, president of the American Library Association. "We must ensure that information is accessible and shared with all human beings because they are the rights of their rights, because they contribute to protecting their lives, improving their situation and giving them more hope."
In the same context, various libraries' innovations aimed at improving the reality of communities around the world, highlighting school libraries and the role of librarians and presenting a comprehensive and comprehensive presentation of the Z tours initiative in various parts of the world and responses, support and support received.
In addition to conference programs, the conference reviewed future technical services provided by libraries to readers and adapted technology to serve all segments focusing on children and people with disabilities. Further sessions discussed ways to attract readers and improve reader's interests, knowledge in different cultures.
The meeting of "The Readers 'Library through the Social Media Sites" has received a lot of attention and has witnessed a number of interventions that have shown the importance of these resources in informing the reader of developments and their role in developing libraries' libraries 'strategies. The meeting reviewed the librarians' experiences with the readers.
(Human Resources Development Strategy) was another book conference conference that explored new library work as well as other open sessions (sharing stories, successful experiences and keys to success) in library work and communication with readers.
Among the most important programs being discussed in the conference are the "Literacy" topic, which deals with the emotional participation of libraries and allows the group to be established to create a state of future communication that will reduce its effects and work to overcome it. For successful future experience.
Participants in the library conference will also get to know the next generation of library services (how to develop research data management initiatives in private libraries), the impact of information and digital representation on the presentation of information sources in bibliographic records and the goals of sustainable development of libraries and the United Nations. owners of private libraries had a large part of the session entitled "Recipe for success in building public libraries, manufacturing, construction and technology". The conference will end with the award of the most influential librarians from around the world.