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 Ovid, 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 and Technology Partners

Ikaros

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.

INCAD

„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

Inflow is an online magazine launched in 2008. This non-periodical e-zin is published under supervision of Faculty of Arts (MU), Division of Information Studies and Library Science (DISLS) in Brno. The wide range of authors is able to publish in the „Article“ section – both specialists or experts and students whose seminar papers or theses are at a high level. The editorial staff prepares scholarly articles, reports from conference or interviews with interesting people. Community spirit of the Inflow is supported especially by blogs and photo section where students, staff and graduates of DISLS publish their thoughts and views.

Microsoft Czech Republic

Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975, the Czech branch in 1992. Microsoft worldwide employs 99 000 people in more than 100 countries of the world. In the Czech Republic we have about 400 employees (Microsoft and Skype). Our goal is to enable people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential by using the technology – software, services, and the device that is changing the world of work, entertainment and communication. Responsibility towards the country in which we operate has always been part of our strategy. In practice, this means to support areas, which are crucial for the competitiveness of the country in which our involvement can have a significant impact. The main areas on which we focus in this area are the development of skills in the area of information technology and digitization of education and training, promoting innovation and start-ups, strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises using IT and use IT for the involveme

ProInflow

ProInflow is a peer-reviewed journal. It was founded in 2009 by the Division of Information and Library Studies at the Masaryk University in Brno. ProInflow focuses on publishing scientific papers in the area of information science, using the transcdisciplinary concept of this field of study. Each issue of the journal is oriented on a single subject. The subjects cover various areas of information science but overlap into other areas, such as librarianship, information systems, information technology, cognitive sciences, psychology, cybernetics, ethics, philosophy etc.

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.

Sponsors

Ovid Technologies, Inc.

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

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.

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.

KP-SYS spol. s r.o.

KP-SYS, spol. s r.o. (Ltd.) was formed in 1995 and up to now the company has no foreign share. Since the very start of its existence the company has been dealing with the development of systems for libraries of any size, school or private ones. The first automatized library system was developed in 1996 in cooperation with the Institute of IT and Libraries of the Faculty of Philosophy UK in Prague. The original library system KP sys (DOS) and KP win ceased to meet today’s IT trends as well as library trends after some years. For those reasons a modern integrated modular system KpwinSQL (2006) and a new product of Verbis (2010) were created. Both of them are being used by more then 300 Czech libraries and IT centers.

LANius s.r.o

LANius Ltd. was founded in 1996. The company is specialized in development of information systems for libraries. Main product, Library information system Clavius has been developed from 1999. In present time this system is widely implemented in more than 2500 libraries in Czech Republic and Slovakia. Library system core application works on the Windows operating system and interacts with SQL database and web server. Our new OPAC 2.0 Carmen has been developed in 2010. Now, we are preparing new generation of library management system Tritius fully accessible by Internet and Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology as innovative elements of library processes automation.

SUWECO

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.

SVOP spol. s.r.o.

SVOP Ltd. was founded in 1991. Main product, LIS DAWINCI, was enhanced by other own technologies. This is mainly system for plagiarism detection (based on fulltexts comparison and searching for similarities) and technology of fulltext search in a large volume of data. Company also contributes to solutions of projects in education, science and research with ME SR, CVTI SR and university workplaces. Such as Central Register of Academic Publication Activities, The Evidence of Art works and performances, The Central Register of Thesis and Dissertations / Evidence of Thesis and Dissertations (local storage). SVOP also implements algorithm for plagiarism detection used by the CRTD and since 2013 Slovak library union catalog InfoGate.

Exhibitors & Other Contributors - foreign

ACS Publications

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 44 of the world’s leading peer-reviewed chemistry journals as well as Chemical & Engineering News and over 1,300 peer-reviewed eBooks found in the ACS Symposium Series. ACS journals are ranked #1 in citations and/or Impact Factor in all 7 chemistry categories, and 8 additional categories from agriculture to materials science. Stop by our booth to learn more about our latest journals.

Alexander Street Press

Alexander Street Press 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. We’ve recently launched a powerful new interface, with many features to support research and teaching across a diverse range of education needs.

Brill

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 Brill | Nijhoff, Hotei and Global Oriental. Brill’s publi­cations focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.

Brill publishes over 700 books per year in both print and electronic format. Brill publishes 200 journals titles – including 16 e-only titles and 6 full open access titles. All back volumes are digitized and are included in the Brill Journal Archives Online. In addition to its journals and books publishing programmes, Brill also offers reference works and primary source materials, including prestigious publications such as the Encyclopedia of Islam, Brill’s New Pauly and The Hague Academy Collected Courses. Brill hosts the electronic versions of its product range on its own dedicated platform: brillonline.com.

CABI

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.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Dedicated to excellence, its purpose is to further the University's ob­jective of advancing knowledge, education, learning, and research.
Its extensive peer-reviewed publishing lists comprise 45,000 titles covering academic research, professional development, over 300 research journals, school-level education, English language teaching and bible publishing.
Playing a leading role in today’s inter­national market place, Cambridge University Press has over 50 offices around the globe, and it distributes its products to nearly every country in the world. For further information, go to: www.cambridge.org.

Elsevier

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.

Emerald

Emerald is a leading independent publisher of global research publishing fields of management, innovation & entrepreneurship, technology & science, information science, engineering & building environment, environment & ecology, logistics and operations. Most of out titles are indexed in Scopus and many of them in Thomson Reuters. We provide resources specifically designed for the professional development of our communities, including researchers, students and teachers. We are partnering with key organizations around the world to promote and facilitate high-quality research with a positive impact on society.

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

The IET is a world leading multi-disciplinary engineering institution to 160,000 engineers and technicians in 127 countries. It publishes the renowned Inspec database, 28 high quality peer reviewed journals, books and eBooks (over 415), 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 5,200 lectures, interviews, reports and presentations.

JoVE

JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of physical and life science 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 70 articles per month. JoVE also recently introduced Science Education, a revolutionary database of instructional videos for laboratory fundamentals and techniques.

McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education partners around the world with students, educators, administrators and other professionals to deliver engaging, adaptive and personalized solutions that improve performance and results. We combine proven, research-based content with the best emerging digital technologies to guide assessment, teaching and learning to achieve the best possible outcome for students, instructors and institutions. McGraw-Hill Education employs more than 6,000 people in 44 countries and publishes in more than 60 languages.

OECD

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

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

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®, Dialog®, ebrary® and EBL® businesses – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, the ProQuest Flow™ collaboration platform, the Pivot™ research development tool and the Intota™ library services platform. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

Qatar National Library

Qatar National Library – Bridging with knowledge Qatar’s Heritage and Future

Qatar National Library (QNL) is a non-profit organisation under the umbrella of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF). QNL is supporting Qatar on its journey from carbon-based economy to knowledge-based economy by providing resources to students, researchers, and the community in Qatar. The library carries out its mission through three functions; National Library, by collecting, preserving & providing access to heritage content & materials about Qatar & the region, University & Research Library, by supporting education & research at all levels, & a Metropolitan Public Library, by delivering library services & information for everyone.

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 170 years. With over 49,000 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. All of the world’s top 30 academic institutions subscribe to all of our content (the Times Higher Education top 200 world rankings 2013–2014).

SAGE

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

Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in healthcare and road safety education. Springer published roughly 2,200 English-language journals and more than 8,000 new books in 2012, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. In 2012, Springer Science+Business Media S.A. generated sales of approximately EUR 981 million. The group employs more than 7,000 individuals across the globe.

Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks and reference works, our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology. From our network of offices in Oxford, Philadelphia, New York, Melbourne, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Stockholm, New Delhi and Johannesburg, Taylor & Francis staff provide local expertise and support to our editors, societies and authors and tailored, efficient customer service to our library colleagues.

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

Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions to improve outcomes in research, education and professional practice with online tools, journals, books, databases, reference works and laboratory protocols. With strengths in every major academic, scientific and professional field, Wiley proudly partners with over 800 prestigious societies representing two million members.

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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Albertina icome Praha
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Main Sponsor

Albertina icome Praha & Albertina icome Bratislava

Media and Technology Partners

Ikaros
INCAD
Inflow
Microsoft Czech Republic
ProInflow

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