Today, the information technologies are evolving rapidly both locally and globally, and having an significant impact in many areas. The Communities are in an intention to turn to a uniform life with the impact of the globalization. This situation causes destruction of the cultural heritage that leads to the social life from the past to the present time.
National and international research fields on preservation of cultural heritage are created according to awareness of socities about the risks for the loss of their own uniqiue identities, and the recognition of harmonies and a dynamic structure that will be created via maintenance and preservation of cultural heritage for the communication of societies.
Technological capabilities for providing access and organization and preservation of cultural heritage require efficient management of every opportunity and every single process about innovative information services delivered by the cultural heritage institutions such as libraries, archives and museums. Efficient management of cultural heritage and cultural memory institutions is highly important in terms of maintenance of societies’ accumulations and its effective presentation in national and international environments.
In this context, The main theme of the congress that will be organized by Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry General Directorate of States Archives, University and Research Librarians’ Association in Turkey and Istanbul University is “Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Memory Institutions”
and sub-topics include following:
This congress aims to promote dialogue between the academicians, practitioners, researchers and organizations who provide services in the field of Library and information science, arts and humanities and applied sciences, create a scientific and a social interaction environment for all diciplines and share the best practices and experiences about all topics. In this context, academicians, practitioners, researchers, service providers and all individuals can participate in the congress.