19 October 2010, Tuesday, 14:39

All-Russian seminar for directors of the libraries for the blinds is opened in Ufa

author: Alfia Agliullina

The all-Russian seminar for directors of the libraries for the blinds is opened in Ufa, held by the Ministry of culture RF, the Russian state library for the blinds, the Ministry of culture RB and by the Bashkir Republican special library for the blinds. Such all-Russian forum is held in Bashkortostan for the second time, the first one has taken place five years ago.

Representatives of the Russian state library for the blinds and directors of the libraries for the blinds from Samara, Kirov, Pskov, Omsk and Sakhalin regions, Saint-Petersburg, Moscow and republic of Khakassia are taking part in the seminar. The libraries for the blinds from Samara, Kemerovo and Rostov regions will take part in the forum in online mode and video-presentations of the libraries from Karelia and Chelyabinsk regions are expected too.

The circle of the questions, offered for discussion, is determined: the improvement of organization of work with the blind users in automated mode. Special attention will be paid to work experience of the only model library for the blinds in the city of Sterlitamac, Bashkiria. The conference “Information technologies for social rehabilitation of the sight-disabled persons” will be held there on October 20. The seminar will last for two days.