invite to the seminar
Expectations and reality.
The seminar will take place on March 21, 2019.
  • The use of library collections – tendencies and users’ expectations
  • The use of e-sources - research, scope, statistics
  • Open Access issues
  • Organization of access to e-sources and the acquisition of printed collections
All those interested in the above topics are encouraged to participate in the seminar and submit proposals of speeches and posters (in English) until March 8, 2019.

Applications along with the completed registration form (file in docx format) and summaries of speeches, please send to Monika Szuman at szuman[at][dot]pl


The Main Library of the AGH-UST (U-1 pavilion , room 5)
al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Kraków
seminar March 21, 2019
registration of participants  until March 15, 2019
submission of papers (abstract) until March 8, 2019
acceptance of papers March 15, 2019
sending a presentation until March 20, 2019
Participation in the seminar is free of charge.
Number of participants: 80 people.
Information for authors
abstract 200-300 words



Seminar Programme



08.00-08.15 Registration, AGH UST Main Library, ground floor


08.15-08.30 Opening ceremony and welcome address


Publications or e-sources: introduction into the seminar, Maria GARCZYNSKA, Poland



08.30-10.00 Regular session, RS01, Chairman:  Maria GARCZYNSKA (Poland), Agnieszka PODRAZIK (Poland), 5 papers


  1. Innovations in library services worldwide, Ofure Blessed AIKHAKHOMON, Nigeria
  2. Libraries: evolution in India, Arjun Poonthoppil AJITH, India
  3. World digital library, Jacklin AL NAMOUR , Syria
  4. Cloud computing and its application in libraries, Ronal Barcala Alvarez, Cuba
  5. Need in Nepal for open research and role of library, Biraj DHUNGANA, Nepal



10.00-11.30, Regular session, RS02, Chairman: Karolina FORMA (Poland), Arun YADAV (India), 5 papers


  1. Are libraries sustainable in a world of free, networked, digital information? Lilian ESPER, Syria
  2. Open access and open engineering education for science and technology, Frehaileab Admasu GIDEBO, Ethiopia
  3. Libraries in digital world, Ambalika Pradip KOSHTI , India
  4. Use of publications and e-resources in education in Benin Republic, LAWANI Rebecca Annick N., Benin Republic
  5. Digital libraries in education: roles and challenges, Weam NASAN AGHA, Syria


11.30-12.00 Coffee/tea break




12.00-13.30, Regular session, RS03, Chairman: Yorlandys M. SALGADO DUARTE (Cuba), Kinga WALA (Poland), 5 papers



  1. Libraries of the world: publications or e-sources, Winnie Ampomaa OWUSU, Ghana
  2. Digital library: searching for interoperability and sustainability, Vimoltip SINGTUEN, Thailand
  3. The modern library, Chinonso Uchenna UDOJI , Nigeria
  4. Open access and its impact on the future of the university libraries, KEOSYSANO Salakchit, Laos
  5. Big data and libraries: getting the most from your library data,  Thi Chinh PHAN, Vietnam


13.30 - 13.45, Poster session, PS01, Chairman: Paweł Łapucha (Poland), Akinniyi AKINSUNMADE (Nigeria), 3 papers



  1. There is wonder in every page, YASMEEN, India
  2. Publication or e-sources: expectation and reality, KEOSYSANO Salakchit, Laos
  3. Digital library, searching for interoperability and sustainability, Vimoltip SINGTUEN, Thailand


13.45-14.00, Closing ceremony





UNESCO  Chair  for Science,  Technology  and  Engineering  Education  at  the  AGH University  of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland,

The Main Library of AGH University of Science and Technology,



AGH University of Science and Technology, Mickiewicza Ave. 30, PL 30-059 Krakow, Poland bld. U1, room 5



The Main Library of AGH UST invites UNESCO Fellows to take part in the contest for a leaflet promoting library services for the foreign users.
The design of the leaflet in graphic format should be sent until March 15 at szuman[at][dot]pl
An attractive prize is expected for the winner.
We are waiting for your ideas!