Conference Partners

Main Sponsor

Albertina icome Praha & Albertina icome Bratislava

Albertina icome Praha Company (est. in 1991) has been maintaining a position of one of the leading distributors of resources of electronic information (professional journals and books, patents, trademarks, news, marketing research, reports, company and industry summaries, encyclopedias etc.) in science, technology, medicine and business in the Czech Republic.

AiP’s portfolio encompasses 2,100 titles accessible 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 Wolters Kluwer, ProQuest, OUP, Wiley, OECD and Knovel).

AiP‘s daughter company, Albertina icome Bratislava, represents its business interests in electronic information resources marketplace in the Slovak Republic.

Media Partners


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.


ITlib. Information Technologies and libraries is scientific journal focused in issues of efficient use of modern information technologies for acquisition, processing, retenting and disclosure of documents. The journal is interested in current topics for library and information science, librarianship and situation in libraries and memory institutions.

Periodicity: 4× year – March, June, September, December. Published in the printed and electronic version. Articles are peer-reviewed.

KNIHOVNA - knihovnická revue

Knihovna – a review for librarians – brings theoretical studies from the domain of libraries, informs about successful projects of Czech and foreign libraries and about the active participation of the National Library of the Czech Republic in various Czech and international projects.

Since 2005 it is published twice a year. Since 2008 the main articles are subject to independent review proceedings.

The periodical offers a forum for professional activities consisting in theoretical research focusing upon concrete outputs that are utilizable in the practice.

Thanks to the licence contract with EBSCO since 2009 the lists of contents of the journal have been excerpted to the international databases of LISA. Since 2015 the periodical Knihonva: knihovnická revue is included in the prestigious scientific journal databases The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

Knihovna plus

Knihovna is complemented by the electronic periodical Knihovna plus with the same periodicity (2 annual issues), intended for flexible information of the professional public about topical news and trends in our field. Typically it reports about conferences, seminars and other events for librarians.

Infoparty Sponsor

IOP Publishing

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.


Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer provides information and services for healthcare professionals to help them make important decisions on patient care, outcomes, and medical discoveries.

Clinicians rely on our market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions throughout their professional careers from training to research to practice. For medical research, Ovid® brings together in one convenient solution, the world’s premium, peer-reviewed journals, books, databases, productivity resources and tools.

The Ovid medical research platform is used by healthcare practitioners, librarians, researchers, and students to help inform decisions on patient care, support research to improve practice, and explore new discoveries. Ovid delivers a comprehensive portfolio of the world’s premium peer-reviewed clinical, medical, nursing and allied health content.

Exhibitors & Other Contributors - Czech & Slovak

AiP Beroun

AiP Beroun, a daughter company of Albertina icome Praha Ltd, is active in the sphere of digitization and providing access to information on-line. AiP Beroun collaborates with many Czech and European memory institutions. Its own digitization studio is specialized on the non-contact digitization of scarce manuscripts, rare prints, paintings, posters, maps.

AiP Beroun develops and operates Manuscriptorium digital library, an information source which is agregated by Europeana, and companies such as EBSCO, Summon and others.

One of important activities of AiP Beroun is participation in EU projects. Significant has been the technical management of the European aggregating project, ENRICH. Currently it is technical coordination of ETNOFOLK project.

AiP Beroun also provides its partners with a solution for presentation of their data (not necessary results of digitization projects) – GULLIVER.

AiP Safe

AiP Safe s.r.o. delivers modern DMS and ECM solutions based on the SAFE platform which help organizations with effective managing, storing and accessing enterprise content.

Cosmotron Bohemia, s.r.o.

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.

INCAD, a Search Technologies company

INCAD is the most experienced provider of search-based applications and solutions in the Czech Republic. Focus areas include search and analytics applications and software development.

We are part of the Search Technologies group which has delivered solutions to more than 600 customers worldwide, is a GOLD-certified Microsoft partner, a premium Google Partner, and has worldwide relationships with Elastic, Cloudera, and other leading technology companies.


Suweco is one of the biggest suppliers of scientific information sources of all kinds and forms, such as printed books, series, electronic information sources etc. in Central Europe. We supply them to individual institutions or to groups of institutions. We manage and administrate the biggest Czech and Slovak consortiums for access to top scientific information sources.

We help to cover and make accessible the information infrastructure of science and research by key scientific information sources.

Exhibitors & Other Contributors - foreign

AIP Publishing

AIP Publishing is a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP).

AIP Publishing’s mis­sion is to support the charitable, scientific and educational purposes of AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the fields of the physical and related sciences on its own behalf, on behalf of Member Societies of AIP, and on behalf of other publishing partners to help them proactively advance their missions.

AIP Publishing’s por­tfolio comprises 19 highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.

Alexander Street

Alexander Street pairs exclusive content with the latest technology to deliver customizable products and services to libraries and their patrons worldwide.

We blend video, audio, and text with cutting-edge online tools to transform the way people research, learn, and teach in virtually every discipline.


BMJ advances healthcare worldwide by sharing knowledge and expertise to improve experiences, outcomes and value.

Sharing the newest ideas, opinions and data; developing tools to make information accessible and useful; assisting medical professionals with their ongoing development; challenging convention. That’s what BMJ does since 1840.

Our influence is large and growing. Currently our weekly journal is one of the top five general medical publications in the world, reaching hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. In 2012, BMJ research journals achieved over 12,000 mentions in news media across five continents. We now have over 300,000 customers in some 229 countries; we publish in 9 languages and produce specialist publications for 19 countries.


CABI is a leading not for profit publisher, with over 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.


Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries, that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress.

Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey — and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

GALE, A Cengage Learning Company

Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, believes the library is the heart of its community, driving meaningful and measurable outcomes for individual users and groups. Gale is a partner to libraries looking to deliver educational content, tools and services to support teaching, learning and research, and provide enlightening experiences.

Gale has been a leading provider of research and education resources to libraries for 60 years and is committed to supporting the continued innovation and evolution of libraries and their users worldwide.

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McGraw-Hill Education

At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe that our contribution to unlocking a brighter future lies within the application of our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It exists where the science of learning meets the art of teaching.

Through our exciting portfolio of digital products including ALEKS, Access, LearnSmart and Connect, we're leading the push to digitise and personalize education, promoting skills such as collaboration and critical thinking, to help build grades and student engagement.


The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems.

The mission of the OECD is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The common thread of OECD work is a shared commitment to market economies backed by democratic institutions and focused on the wellbeing of all citizens.

Oxford University Press

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’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections, and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create, and manage information.

The company’s cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students, and researchers through the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Coutts® information services, Dialog®, ExLibris®, ebrary®, EBL™, and SIPX® businesses – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, the RefWorks® citation and document management platform, MyiLibrary® ebook platform, the Pivot® research development tool, and the Intota™ library services platform.

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. We are a not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 175 years. With over 54,000 members, we bring together chemical scientists from all over the world.

Our international publishing arm offers an exceptional range of peer-reviewed journals, magazines, books, databases and publishing services to the chemical sciences community.


Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community.

SAGE publishes journals, books, and library products spanning a range of subject areas. SAGE remains majority-owned by our founder, who has ensured that the company will remain permanently independent.

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s most influential journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Busines­s Media.

Thieme Publishing Group

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 a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services in areas of research, professional practice and education. Developing digital education, learning, assessment and certification, partnering with societies, supporting researchers to communicate discoveries.

Our digital content, books and 1600 online journals build on a 200 year heritage of quality publishing.

Other Contributors

Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze

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.

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Main Sponsor

Albertina icome Praha & Albertina icome Bratislava

Media Partners

KNIHOVNA - knihovnická revue
Knihovna plus