Albertina icome Praha Company (est. in 1991) has been maintaining a leading position in distributing resources of electronic information in science, technology, medicine and business in the Czech Republic. AiP’s portfolio encompasses 2 100 titles (accessible primarily online) in order to meet specific needs of its customers – universities, Academy of Sciences, hospitals, government agencies, public libraries as well as private corporations. AiP deals products of 50 world’s top publishers and aggregators (including Ovid, ProQuest, ebrary, John Wiley and Sons, OECD and Knovel). AiP‘s daughter company, Albertina icome Bratislava, represents its business interests in electronic information resources marketplace in the Slovak Republic.
Media and Technology Partners
„Helping you to make most of your information“ INCAD incorporates and combines the most advanced technologies in the industry to deliver proven solutions with an emphasis on scalability and reliability. Incad's focus includes the following areas: Information Acces Solutions, Digitisation and Software development. Incad is a certified partner of Microsoft in Enterprise Search and represents companies ImageAccess and Treventus.
Inflow is an online magazine launched in 2008. This monthly is published under supervision of Faculty of Arts (Masaryk University), Division of Information Studies and Library Science (DISLS) in Brno. The wide range of authors is able to publish in the periodical part – both specialists or experts and students whose seminar papers or theses are at a high level. The editorial staff prepares scholarly articles, reports from conferences or interviews with interesting people every month. Community spirit of the Inflow is supported especially by blogs where students, staff and graduates of DISLS publish their thoughts and views.
Radio LibRa started as a student project of Division of Information and Library Studies at the Faculty of Arts at Masaryk University in 2007. Nowadays the functionality of the radio is ensured by volunteers – students and graduates from DILS. The basic principle of voluntariness and often change of editors forced LibRa to change from periodical publication to interviews and coverage of significant events in the information and library field – among them, of course, The Inforum conference. You can find the recordings of The LibRa in Inflow magazine which has also started as a student project shielded by DILS.
IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. Since launch we have expanded rapidly to become one of the leading international STM publishers. We have a global reach, with offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Mexico City, Munich, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Wroclaw, Beijing and Tokyo as well as Bristol and London in the UK. IOPscience is IOP Publishing's electronic platform providing access to more than 130 years of leading scientific research and hosting over 350,000 articles dating from 1874 to the present day. For authors, IOPscience provides a compelling opportunity to publish work that will achieve visibility and status amongst the scientific community.
Ovid is a leading global provider of customizable electronic research information solutions. Ovid partners with today’s premier publishers to offer a unique combination of content, tools, and services to help medical schools, hospitals, and healthcare organizations; academic institutions; and pharmaceutical, engineering, and biotechnology companies transform information into knowledge. Users trust Ovid to help them explore a topic, fuel a discovery, or enhance patient care. Ovid is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global information services company.
Exhibitors & Other Contributors - Czech & Slovak
AiP Beroun, a daughter company of Albertina icome Praha Ltd, is active in the sphere of electronic databases. AiP Beroun collaborates with many Czech and European memory institutions. The company is specialized on the non-contact digitization of scarce manuscripts, rare prints, paintings, posters, maps and its publication in the Manuscriptorium on the internet. The project of the European digital library Europeana, company EBSCO, Summon and others benefit from the digital library Manuscriptorium. One of our recent substantial activities has been the technical management of the European aggregating project, ENRICH.
Cosmotron was founded in 1992. The company is specialized in development of information systems. Dynamics and growth of the company was in 2008 attested by quality certificate according to ISO 9001. Major product is the software Advanced Rapid Library (ARL). ARL is determined for automation and administration of libraries, museums, galleries, archives and information centers. Another domain includes identification systems – bar codes and RFID technology – for library use. Also advisory and analytical services, installation, inplementation, permanent support and next development guarantee are provided. Organizations of various orientation and dimension are the company clients. The part of the services involves products for the protection of library fund and additional bar code services.
We offer open software solutions and cloud services that enable institutions to manage the full spectrum of library materials and processes and to empower patrons to discover and deliver the information they need quickly and easily, anytime and anywhere. We put emphasis on the new generation discovery tool, including the tools for long term archiving and accessing. Our portfolio comprises the products from Ex Libris (Primo, PCI, SFX, bX, MetaLib, Rosetta, Aleph, Alma). You will find our products in leading Czech libraries, e.g. NL CR, NTL, CU. Our SW also supports important library services: scientia.cvtisr.sk – the discovery portal for science and research in Slovakia and JIB – the uniform information gateway in CR.
Suweco is one of the biggest central European suppliers of scientific information sources of all types and forms, from the printed books and series to electronic information sources provided to institutions within consortium. We manage and administrate the biggest Czech and Slovak consortiums for access to top scientific information sources.
We help to arch over and make accessible the infromation science and research structure by the key scientific information sources.
Exhibitors & Other Contributors - foreign
ACS Publications provides the worldwide scientific community with the most trusted, most cited and most read peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences. The ACS publishes 42 of the world’s leading peer-reviewed chemistry journals, as well as Chemical & Engineering News, and the ACS Symposium Series peer-reviewed eBooks. ACS journals are #1 in citations and/or Impact Factor in all 7 chemistry categories, and 9 additional categories from Agriculture to Polymer Science. Stop by our booth to learn more about our latest journals.
Alexander Street is a publisher of award-winning, online collections for scholarly research, teaching, and learning. Our discipline focus extends across the social sciences and humanities, reaching into the sciences, offering full text, audio and video resources in subject specific collections. In 2011, we launched our largest video collection to date VAST, with regular new updates across all disciplines, making it a one-stop, multidisciplinary solution for libraries.
BioOne is a not-for-profit organisation which collaborates with academic society publishers in the biological, ecological and environmental sciences, to bring their high-quality journals together into a database which now contains 171 full text titles. By returning a large portion of the subscription revenue to the participating publishers, BioOne offers a welcome alternative to commercial publishing, allowing academic societies to retain full control of their publications without compromising on revenue. Our model also gives libraries the chance to subscribe to a substantial, high-quality collection of content at very affordable prices.
CABI is a leading not for profit publisher, with 100 years of experience in scientific information provision. We create, collect, commission, organize, interpret, synthesize and customize knowledge for the scientific community. Our team of subject experts keep up-to-date on the latest research and discovery within the applied life sciences and ensure the most important and relevant information is included in our high value scholarly databases, compendia, and books, including the world renowned CAB Abstracts and Global Health databases.
Cambridge University Press is a hallmark of the finest scholarly writing and cutting-edge research from around the world. Cambridge Journals Online currently publish over 320 peer-reviewed academic journals, offering a broad spread of subject areas and a host of leading journal titles. Cambridge Books Online offers unlimited user access to over 20,000 titles across 30 subjects. Customers can choose from a flexible ‚Pick and Mix‘ option or high value fixed collections.
For more than 260 years the name De Gruyter has been synonymous with high-quality publishing in the humanities and natural sciences. The scope of our publishing program includes theology and philosophy, biology and chemistry, linguistics and literature, mathematics, physics, and materials science, history and archaeology, as well as law and medicine. De Gruyter has consistently worked with leading scholars to establish itself as a key international publisher. eBooks, eJournals, and databases are available on our new online platform degruyter.com to which each year approx. 1,000 titles are added.
As the world's leading publisher of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students, and health and information professionals worldwide. We are proud to play an essential role in the global science and health communities and to contribute to the advancement of these critical fields. By delivering world-class information and innovative tools to researchers, students, educators and practitioners worldwide, we help them increase their productivity and effectiveness. We continuously make substantial investments that serve the needs of the global science and health communities.
Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,000 books and book series volumes, as well as providing an extensive range of online products and additional customer resources and services.
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Gale, part of Cengage Learning, serves the world’s information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for its accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs – from homework help to health questions to business profiles – in a variety of formats. For more information please visit www.cengage.co.uk or gale.cengage.co.uk.
The IET is a world leading multi-disciplinary engineering institution to over 150,000 engineers and technicians in 127 countries. It publishes the renowned Inspec database, 26 high quality peer reviewed journals, books and eBooks (almost 400), covering knowledge and information in the areas of engineering and technology via the IET Digital Library. The IET has also launched the highly acclaimed IET.TV which contains over 3000 lectures, interviews, reports and presentations.
JoVE is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical, and physical research in a video format. Established in 2006, JoVE has been instrumental in bringing greater transparency and reproducibility to the scientific community. JoVE has published video-protocols from an international community of nearly 6,000 authors and continues to add more than 50 articles per month.
Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than 700 customers worldwide including 74 of the Fortune 500 companies, five of the Top 10 Constituents on the FTSE 100 Index and more than 400 leading universities. Founded in 2000, Knovel is a private company headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.knovel.com or call +44 800 121 6810.
Monguz Ltd. has been providing information technology services, products and proper solutions for more than 300 public collections for 14 years. At present we operate in the Hungarian, Romanian and Slovakian market. Monguz Ltd. works on own-developed integrated softwares (Qulto), individual projects (Europeana, Hungarian Nationwide Common Catalogue) and offers special services (system integration, SaaS, consultancy for libraries, providing professionals and software-developers) for collections.
The OECD provides a forum in which governments can share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. We work with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change. We measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. We analyse and compare data to predict future trends. We set international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals. The common thread of OECD’s work is a shared commitment to market economies backed by democratic institutions and focused on the wellbeing of all citizens
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. In addition to publishing over 4,600 new books each year, Oxford University Press produces online editions of many of its most acclaimed scholarly and reference works including academic and research journals, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, general reference material, and monographs in a wide range of subject areas.
ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company has forged a 70-year reputation as a gateway to the world’s knowledge – from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news, in all its forms. Its role is essential to libraries and other organizations whose missions depend on the delivery of complete, trustworthy information. This energetic, fast-growing organization includes the Summon™ web-scale discovery service, the new ProQuest Dialog™ service, and business units ebrary®, Serials Solutions®, RefWorks-COS™, and Bowker®.
SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC.
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R & D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Roughly 2,000 journals and more than 7,000 new books are published by Springer each year, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. Springer employs nearly 6,200 individuals across the globe and in 2011 generated sales of approximately EUR 875 million.
Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held, German medical and scientific publishing company. For over 125 years, Thieme's high quality books and journals have been a vital resource for scientists, physicians, researchers and academics. Thieme publishes more than 130 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books per year. The Thieme resources are also available online and offer valuable information in eJournals, eBooks and chemistry resources like Science of Synthesis and Pharmaceutical Substances. A trial access is available for all products in order to demonstrate the contents and functionality.
Wiley is one of the world’s foremost academic and professional publishers and the largest society publisher. With a combined list of more than 1,500 scholarly peer-reviewed journals and an extensive collection of books, reference works, protocols and specialized databases, this global business sets the standard for publishing in the life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities.
Founded in 1683, Brill is a scholarly publisher with offices in Leiden (The Netherlands) and Boston (U.S.A.). Brill publications also include the imprints Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, VSP, Hotei and Global Oriental. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and Biology.
As the world’s leading provider of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. We partner with a global community of 7,000 journal editors, 70,000 editorial board members, 300,000 reviewers and 600,000 authors to help customers advance science and health by providing world-class information and innovative tools that help them make critical decisions, enhance productivity and improve outcomes.
Ikaros (an electronic journal about the information society) started as a student activity at the Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship (Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague) in early 1997. The first issue was published on 14th April 1997. Since November 2000 Ikaros has been published by Ikaros, o.s. (a civic association). The journal content focuses mainly on librarianship, information science, new trends in information industry and new media.
The University of Economics, Prague (Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze) is the leading university in the field of management and economics in the Czech Republic. The University of Economics, Prague has six faculties – five in Prague and one in Jindřichův Hradec in South Bohemia. These include: the Faculty of Finance and Accounting, the Faculty of International Relations, the Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Statistics and Informatics and the Faculty of Economics and Public Administration. The faculty based in Jindřichův Hradec is specialized in management.