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Final Program and Papers
Fifth International Workshop 
Electronic Resources and International Information Exchange: East-West

The Year 2002 Topic: Russia – America: A New Level of Partnership

Session 1 
New Horizons for U.S.-Russian Cooperation in Library and Information Exchange: New Projects, Products, and Services 

Friday, March 15, 2002 
American Councils for International Education 
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC

8:30 – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – 9:30 – Opening remarks

Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia 
Kevin Spensley, Senior Program Manager, American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, Washington, DC, USA 
Valery Sudarenkov, Vice-speaker, PACE; Senator, Russian Parliament (Upper Chamber), Moscow, Russia 
Eduard Gams, on behalf of Minister of Education of Russian Federation Vladimir Filippov 
Aleksey Ostrovsky, Counsellor, Science & Technology, Embassy of the Russian Federation, Washington, DC, USA

Chairs: 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia 
Andrei Zemskov, ILIAC Advisory Council Member; Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

9:30 – 11:00 – Meeting 1

Internet Language Learning Resources 
Marissa Polsky, Web Applications Developer, American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, Washington, DC, USA

USRBC Activities in Respect of the U.S.-Russian Business Relations Development 
Svetlana Minjack, Program Manager, U.S.-Russia Business Council, Washington, DC, USA

New ILIAC Projects and Initiatives for Russian-U.S. Relations Development in the Field of Culture, Science and Education 
Vladimir Podoprigora, Chair, ILIAC Advisory Council; Vice-governor, Novgorod Region, Moscow-Novgorod, Russia

Information Support of the State Innovative Policy by the Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology of the Russian Federation 
Nikolai Kharichev, Deputy Director, Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia

Librarians, Publishers and Book Traders in a Single Information Environment: New Initiatives and Basic Results in Russia 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30 - 1:00 - Meeting 2

Federal Program “Electronic Russia 2002-2010”. Outline and General Comments 
Andrei Zemskov, Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Magazine Subscriptions as Online Retailing Products 
Eduard Gams, Director General, Book-Service Agency, Moscow, Russia

Internet Sites of Libraries and Information Centers with English Language Interfaces: Current State and Development Perspectives 
Mikhail Goncharov, Executive Secretary, ILIAC; Department Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia 
Ksenia Volkova, Information Manager, ILIAC; Section Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia 

IRBIS Integrated Library System as the Tool for Support of Electronic Catalogs Containing English and Cyrillic Descriptions 
Alexander BrodovskyDepartment Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

1:00 – 2:00 – Lunch

2:00 – 4:00 – Meeting 3

Oral History and its Digital Preservation for Libraries: Brown University Project on Nikita Khrushchev’s Dictations, 1966-1971 
Irina Lynden, Allynn Wilkinson, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

MedInfoRus – a New Path to Medical Information Exchange between Russia and USA 
Yelena Friedman, Sophia F. Palmer Library, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, New York, NY, USA 
Luda Dolinsky, Health Sciences Library, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA 
Rimma Perelman, Medical Library, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

4:00 - 4:30 - Summary and closing remarks

Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia 
Andrei Zemskov, ILIAC Advisory Council Founding Member; Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology 
  
  

Session 2 
Libraries and Business in Digital Environment: Social, Economic, Information, and Legal Aspects

Monday, March 18, 2002 
Queens Borough Public Library 
Flushing Library 
International Resource Center 
41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY



8:30 – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – 9:30 Opening remarks

Gary Strong, Director, Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, NY, USA 
James Benson, Chief Information Officer, Dean of Libraries, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Chairs: 
Gary Strong, Director, Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, NY, USA 
James Benson, Chief Information Officer, Dean of Libraries, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

9:30 - 11:00 - Meeting 1

Business Information Services of the International Resource Center 
Alan Wagner, Manager, International Resource Center, Queens Borough Public Library, Flushing, NY, USA

Federal Program “Electronic Russia 2002-2010”. Could Business Gain? 
Andrei Zemskov, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Long-term Preservation of Electronic Publications - a Challenge for a New Kind of Cooperation between Publishers and Libraries 
Bernd Wegner, Professor, Berlin Technical University, Berlin, Germany

Librarians, Publishers and Book Traders in a Single Information Environment: New Initiatives and Basic Results in Russia 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

11:00-11:30 - Coffee Break 
Presentation of e-books collection at the Queens Borough Public Library 
  
  
  
 

11:30 - 1:00 - Meeting 2

Re-inventing the Academic Library 
James Benson, Chief Information Officer, Dean of Libraries, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA

Virtual Reference Using Reference Desk Live 
Brian Mikesell, Manager of E-services, St. John’s University Libraries, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA

E-Mail Reference, a University Library Experience 
Susan Beck, Head of Public Services, Robeson Library, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, USA

E-books@QueensLibrary: Present and Future 
Stuart A. Rosenthal, Coordinator of Cataloging, Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, NY, USA

1:00 - 2:00 – Lunch 
Presentation of e-books collection at the Queens Borough Public Library

2:00 - 3:30 - Meeting 3

On Some Russian Business Information Resources 
Olga Putilina, Department Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Federal Program on Formation of Regional Business Information Centers on the Premises of Public Libraries in Russia 
Marx Oussatchev, Deputy Department Head, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia

3:30 – 3:45 – Break 
Presentation of e-books collection at the Queens Borough Public Library

3:45 – 4:30 – Session 4

Literacy and Libraries: The Adult Learner Program at the Queens Borough Public Library 
Bruce Carmel, Program Manager, Adult Learner Program, Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, NY, USA

Seeking Your Future: The Role of the Job Information Centers at the Queens Borough Public Library 
Natalie McDonough, Coordinator of Adult Services, Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, NY, USA 
  
  
 

Analysis of ILIAC Activities on Information Provision to Patrons in North America 
Valery Garmashov, Moscow Representative Office Director 
Irina Mustafina, Manager, ILIAC; Section Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology 
Victor Zverevich, PR Officer, ILIAC; Section Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

4:30 - 5:00 - Summary and closing remarks

Gary Strong, Director, Queens Borough Public Library, Jamaica, NY, USA 
James Benson, Chief Information Officer, Dean of Libraries, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY, USA 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia 
  
  


Session 3 
Digital Public Libraries

Wednesday, March 20, 2002 
Ferguson Library 
One Public Library Plaza, Stamford, CT

8:30-9:00 – Registration and Refreshments

9:00 – 9:30 - Opening remarks

Ernest Di Mattia, President, The Ferguson Library; Board of Directors Member, ILIAC, Stamford, CT, USA 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Chairs: 
Ernest Di Mattia, President, The Ferguson Library; Board of Directors Member, ILIAC, Stamford, CT, USA 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

9:30 – 11:00 – Meeting 1

E-Books and E-Journals: The New Gateway to E-Reading 
Alice Knapp, Director of Public Services, The Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT, USA

Corporate Network of Moscow Public Libraries: Technological and Training Aspects 
Mikhail Goncharov, Executive Secretary, ILIAC; Department Head, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

The Great American Read-in: One Town, One Book 
Maxine Bleiweis, Director, Westport Public Library, Westport, CT, USA

11:00-11:30 - Coffee Break

11:30 - 1:00 - Meeting 2

Federal Program “Electronic Russia 2002-2010”. Electronic Libraries and Digitizing Projects 
Andrei Zemskov, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Information Based Partnerships with other Community Organizations 
Xiaomei Gong, Information Services Supervisor, The Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT, USA

Internet Resources and Electronic Libraries as the Basic Disciplines of a New Specialization in Russian Library and Information Science 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

1:00 – 2:00 – Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 – Meeting 3

Internet/WEB Based Training for Non-English Speaking Library Users 
Jose Ruiz-Alvarez and Yelena Klompus, Information Services Department, The Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT, USA

ILIAC Current and Future Projects 
Ksenia Volkovaand Victor Zverevich, PR Officer, ILIAC, Moscow, Russia

Focus on the Future of Technology in Public Libraries 
Ernest Di Mattia, The Ferguson Library, Stamford, CT, USA.

3:30 – 4:00 – Summary and closing remarks

Ernest Di Mattia, President, The Ferguson Library; Board of Directors Member, ILIAC, Stamford, CT, USA 
Yakov Shraiberg, President, ILIAC; First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia

4:00 – 5:00 – Tour of The Ferguson Library.

 
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