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BLIA

BLIA

The Bulgarian Library and Information Association (BLIA) is a non-governmental organization of specialists in the library and information sector.

CCEL

CCEL

BLIA manages the Center for Continuing Education for Librarians in cooperation with the Library & Information School at Sofia University.

Structure

Structure

BLIA has 16 regional divisions in the country and 5 specialized sections.

Members

Members

In 2010, the Bulgarian Library and Information Association has 1093 individual and 82 institutional members.

Name

Name

Since 2008, the Association is named Bulgarian Library and Infromation Association (BLIA).

History

History

The professional organization was founded in 1990 by the name of Union of Librarians and Information Services Officers.

2nd Future Library INELI-Balkans Convening – The power of network PDF Print
 future-library m   All of the above will unfold in the 2nd INELI-Balkans Convening in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 25 – 28 November 2016! Four days of knowledge sharing, idea pitching, creative expression and fun are awaiting the library Innovators who went through an intense process of new library service design this summer. The 2nd INELI-Balkans Convening will reveal the winners of Innovation Awards and mark the beginning of five New Library Projects. Above all, it will demonstrate the wealth of scalable project ideas and partnerships accumulated during a year’s collaborative work, that now manifest a strengthened Future Library INELI-Balkans network. Organized by Future Library in partnership with the Bulgarian Library and Information Association and the Global Libraries Bulgaria Foundation, the 2nd INELI-Balkans Convening boasts of a rich program of educational activities that aim to highlight the aspects and potential of the network.

Special focus will be given to the dozens of new library service designs prompted by the INELI-Balkans Call for New Library Services: original ideas and effective plans for serving the unserved, touching upon new impact areas, crossing over the boundaries of academic disciplines and economic sectors, making libraries an integral part of their communities’ learning infrastructure and development goals. 

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Exchange in Greece under Leonardo Da Vinci Mobility Program (Lifelong Learning) PDF Print

bbia logoTen colleagues, lecturers in the Program for acquiring degree III for professional qualification in librarianship took part in one week exchange in the Central Library of Veria, Northern Greece.
BLIA’s project “Innovations and modern practices in contemporary library: Exchange in the Central Library of Veria, Greece” was approved for funding by the Centre for human resource development under the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Program (sub-program Leonardo Da Vinci: Mobility of professionals in vocational education and training).
BLIA aims at enhancing competency of lecturers and the quality of teaching in the training organized by the Centre for vocational education of Innovative Community Centres Association. Our professionals had the opportunity to visit the Library of Veria and see in practice their vision and practices for creating one of the most innovative libraries in Europe. They will ideas, best practices and models in the teaching process of the Program for acquiring degree III for professional qualification in librarianship.
The visit took place from 14 to 20 October 2012.
The five-day working program consisted of various activities: visits to different departments of the library and discussions of management issues with the staff, listening to guest lecturers on professional qualification of Greek librarians, digitization of written heritage, the role of library leader. The hosts also included tours to children’s libraries in Thessaloniki, renovated by “Future Library” program.
The participants summarized the knowledge obtained at a workshop on December 7, 2012. More details of the workshop: http://www.lib.bg/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=770&Itemid=93

 
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