The 9th National Scientific Meeting on Library Science of the Cuban Association of Librarians (ASCUBI) is taking place in Havana.
The meeting, which aims at the development of a Research Program on this field in the country, is attended by specialists from Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, Camagüey and Havana, as well as by guests from foreign nations.
The event is scheduled to end on Saturday, February 12, and the papers presented deal with the theoretical and methodological foundations of this science, reading, management, technology, and on the products and services libraries offer.
Documental research, the Cooperative Service of Access to the Documents, and activities for regulating hyperactivity in children with special education needs will be some of the topics to discuss at Havana’s ‘Jose Marti’ National Library.
In the final day of the event, the director of this center, Horacio Gonzalez, will offer a lecture on February 13 at La Cabaña fortress, the main venue of the 20th International Book Fair Cuba 2011, which begins on Thursday.
During the inauguration of the meeting a specialist from the Institute of Scientific and Technological Information announced that the 12th International Conference on Information will take place at Havana’s Convention Center from April 16 to 20, 2012.
The specialist affirmed that this meeting will include lectures, panels, seminars, round tables and workshops to discuss topics such as management and open access to knowledge, the preservation of documents, and technological innovations.