Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch

VLADIMIR POGHOSYAN, HEAD OF YSUIB LIBRARY, PARTICIPATED IN “INNOVATIVE LIBRARIES 2018” WORKSHOP

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On November 1-2, 2018, “Innovative Libraries 2018” Workshop was held in the Writers’ Creative House of Tsakhkadzor, attended by Armenian city and regional, public and university librarians, including Vladimir Poghosyan, Head of YSUIB Library.

First, Public Affairs Officer of US Embassy in Armenia, Rob Anderson welcomed the participants. He noted that the embassy was very pleased to support this event, which would contribute to the implementation of new programs in the libraries and the transformation of libraries into community centers.

RA Deputy Minister of Culture Vahe Budumyan welcomed the participants of the two-day workshop. He encouraged all librarians to speak out for their rights and protect the rights of libraries as full-fledged community centers.

The head of YSU IB library Vladimir Poghosyan presented to the workshop participants the innovative achievements of YSU Ijevan branch library, the structure, purpose, open and accessible electronic system of YSUIB E-library, as well as the opportunities and statistics of electronic literature.

The participants of the workshop highly appreciated the activities of YSUIB Library and especially the existence and availability of the electronic library.