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"Young Professionals in Library Services" Forum

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"Young Professionals in Library Services" Forum

On March 15 the National Library of the Udmurt Republic and the Udmurt State University are hosting the Forum "Young Professionals in Library Services". The Forum will take place at V. A. Zhuravlev’s Academic Library of the Udmurt State University (Izhevsk, Lomonosova St., 4b).


The Forum is aimed at developing opportunities for professional growth of young librarians, supporting their creative initiatives, stimulating the interest of the youth to library science.


The Forum invites specialists of state and municipal libraries, university teachers and students, pupils of secondary educational institutions of the Udmurt Republic.


The Forum will raise the following issues: the role of young professionals in library services improvement; new forms and methods of library work; professional training of young librarians; opportunities for professional and creative growth; the status of library and librarians in society; attracting young people to the profession of a librarian; the role of councils of young specialists.



  • Plenary session.
  • Workshops, master classes, trainings ("Copywriting for Librarians", "Social Project Management", "Opening Udmurtia" Project, "Using ICT in Library").
  • Informal Conference "My Project" (in PechaKucha format).
  • Round table discussion "The Contemporary Librarian: Professional Competences and Social Demand".

The representatives of federal libraries and regional councils of young specialists of libraries of the Russian Federation are expected to join the Forum via video conferencing.


Participant registration is open up to March 10 via e-mail: method@unatlib.org.ru. No registration fee is required.


Forum Statement (in Russian) 




Semenova Anna Leonidovna, Deputy Director of National Library of Udmurt Republic

е-mail: sal@udmlib.ru


Alekseeva Nadezhda Vladimirovna, Head of Innovation and Methodology Division of National Library of Udmurt Republic 

е-mail: method@unatlib.org.ru