«Library Network Support Services: modernizing libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through library staff development and reforming libraries / LNSS»
On the basis of the Dresden University of Technology, The Federal Republic of Germany, the partners' meeting of the project «Library Network Support Services: modernizing libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through library staff development and reforming libraries / LNSS» was held from 1st to 3rd of March, 2017. The project has been implemented under Erasmus+ programme and it is co-financed by European Commission. The delegation from Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno included director of scientific library Hrynko Mikalai -the coordinator of the project and the head of the department of international project activity Knor Alena, manager of the project.
During the meeting partners from Belarus, Armenia, Moldova, Ireland, Romania, Germany and Greece analyzed the results of the first year of LNSS project implementation, provided financial reports, discussed training modules developed by the universities and results of pilot trainings for library staff.
Special attention was paid to the planning of National Awareness Day, which would be held within each partner country.
In Belarus this important event will take place on the 19th of May, 2017 in Minsk on the basis of Belarusian State University. The objective of National Awareness Day is promoting of services and enhancing the status of libraries in the society, popularization of reading and knowledge.
Colleagues from Dresden University of Technology organized excursion for consortium partners to Saxon State University Library of Dresden (SLUB), which located on the territory of the university and which is one of the biggest libraries of Germany.
International technical assistance project «Library Network Support Services: modernizing libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus through library staff development and reforming libraries / LNSS» is one of the four projects of Erasmus+ programme implemented in Belarus for 2015-2017 years.
The coordinator of the project is Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia.
The project comprises activities for the improvement of librarians skills and modernizing libraries in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus.
Project participants from Belarus: Belarusian State University, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus and Brest State Technical University.
European partners: Limerick Institute of Technology (Ireland), Transylvania University of Brasov (Romania) , University of Crete (Greece) and The Pyramid Group (Germany).
Project budget of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is 57 464 euro.