October 24, 2016 in the framework of the V National information library week "INFOLIB – 2016" held a round table on the topic "Betgerov reading in 2016. 25 years of Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan: dynamics in regional development"," held in honor of the famous librarians, bibliographer, historian, and educator known Evgeny Karlovich Betger. This year "Butlerov’s reading-2016", dedicated to the formation and development of information-library institutions of the ministries and departments in the years of Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the formation, consolidation and maintenance of unity and integrity of the information environment of the Republic.
With welcoming speeches to the participants of the video conference asked the Director of the National library of Uzbekistan A. Khodjaev, Director, information library centre of the city of Tashkent Kh. Karimov, Director of the Fundamental library of the Academy of Sciences Z. Berdiev, Deputy Director, Republican library for the blind G. Begimbetova.
In a videoconference, organized with the regions of the Republic, was attended by over 400 specialists of information and library institutions of the Republic of Uzbekistan from various ministries and departments.
At the roundtable talked about the challenges and opportunities of libraries, their place in cultural, scientific, educational and information infrastructure, their role in political and cultural life, the development of democracy, the formation of a global information space. New technologies have opened the information-library institutions a huge opportunity put before necessity to solve fundamentally new tasks. Defined mission of the information-library institutions, which are now along with the traditional cultural and Depository functions operate educational, social and communication functions of a full-fledged information centres.
Also, the event was discussed: activities, the dynamics of development of information-library institutions, their role in the conservation of the literary heritage of the region, the issues of new forms and methods of interaction of information-library institutions with the users, features of reflection of regional resources in national projects, the problems of reconstruction and preservation of libraries in digital format and others.
The press service of the National library of Uzbekistan