For the 21st time, the beautiful surroundings of Low Tatras will create a scenery for the ilide2018conference where as usually the digital preservation, digital collections access and digital processing experts from around the world will gather. The aim of the ilide or Innovative Library in Digital Era conferences is to bring subjects fully reflecting its name and present visionary and original ideas based on an extensive experience of the participating experts and institutions. The presentations will be given by leading representatives of the most important institutions dedicated to librarianship, archiving, information technology, cultural and collecting activities.

Main themes of this year’s conference are:
• repositories and research data archiving
• open science
• digital humanities
• digital scholarship

Organizing committee

Marián Hvolka, Slovak Chemistry Library, SK
Andrej Kožuch, Slovak Chemistry Library, SK
Michaela Mikušková, Matej Bel University Library, SK
Lucia Nižníková, Matej Bel University Library, SK

Programme committee

Neil Jefferies, Bodleian Library, Oxford University, UK
Błażej Feret, Library of the Łódź University of Technology, PL
David Minor, University of California, San Diego, USA
Jozef Dzivák, Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, SK
Danuta Grabowska, Library of Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, PL
Tom Cramer, Stanford University, USA
Witold Kozakiewicz, Medical University of Łódź, PL
Jolanta Talbierska, University of Warsaw, PL
Jedrzej Lesniewski, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, PL
Marcela Kozejová Palkechová, Žilinská univerzita v Žiline, SK
Veronika Murgašová, Žilinská univerzita v Žiline, SK

Useful information

The accommodation for the participants is provided in 4-star hotel Ski & Wellness Residence Družba in Jasná, which is also the venue of the conference. You can find directions to Hotel Družba here. The conference participants may use the parking facility near the hotel free of charge.

The registration fee includes all meals and refreshments during the entire event. Breakfast is served in form of a buffet. At the Hotel Družba Daily Bar you may find an excellent offer of teas and coffee lovers will certainly appreciate a unique taste of coffee prepared in a traditional way. In the menu you will find a selection of specialties from the Slovak, Russian, Italian and French cuisine prepared by first-class hotel cooks.

In the hotel you may use free access to the Internet via WIFI interface.

In their leisure time, the conference participants may use the relaxation centre with swimming pool, hydromassage pool, saunas, ice water tub, jacuzzi tub, and fitness facility. In the vicinity of the hotel they may visit the caves Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa and Demänovská jaskyňa slobody.


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