The company "Alley Software" took part in the VIII Scientific Conference "Library consortia: technologies and innovation", held from 14 to 20 June 2010, with the support of the St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University and the Association of Regional Library Consortia (ARLICON). The conference brought together over 200 participants, among them – representatives of the university, school, regional, public libraries, IT professionals, experts in education and information services to professionals and vendors of books printed and electronic information products. The priority themes of the conference this year were corporate library and information portals in the era of web 2.0 and web 3.0 as a medium for interaction between librarians and users, the changes in the transition to electronic library resources (technology, digitization, and accounting resources and databases, performance evaluation use.) Considerable attention was paid to the electronic library systems, as well as issues of training and retraining and professional skills Librarian future. Speakers event – managers and employees of the largest libraries of Russia and the CIS – have demonstrated already working solutions for the effective management organization of library resources in modern conditions of solutions, in particular – an integrated information resource "The scientists of the Tomsk Polytechnic University" (NB TPU), network information portal Petersburg studies "Peace of St. Petersburg" and the corporate network portal combined resources of libraries St. Petersburg (TSGPB them. Mayakovsky), a national electronic resource Presidential Library.
BN Yeltsin consolidated portal of electronic card catalog of the Republic of Tatarstan (Institute Library Information Systems STU) and many others. "Our company – the traditional party conference-exhibition ARBIKON." – Said Stanislav Kim, CEO of "Alley of Software" – "This event has always been a platform for professional communication and exchange of experience. But this year we decided to provide an opportunity to keep abreast of events at the conference for those who, for whatever reason do not unable to personally attend to it: first in the library environment conducted on-line broadcast of the conference via Twitter and blog community ELIBCONSULT. This translation does not simply duplicate the presentations of speakers, but contains DISCUSSION – asked the audience questions, answers and comments from experts. The resulting response to the broadcast was very high and this is good news: it means that there is a need and interest in this web 2.0-and communication specialists who are ready to actively seized of the matter. We as a IT company located in constant interaction with professionals of librarianship, was born quite a few ideas for the development of such services, implementation of which will be discussed in the near future. "