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.


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.



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. Each issue contains also novelties from foreign library related literature, namely annotated abstracts from foreign journals.

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.

Online Searcher

Online Searcher: Information Discovery, Technology, Strategies is the definitive voice for information professionals in academic, corporate, government, law, medical, public library, knowledge management, web development, and freelance environments. On the web at­linesearcher, Online Searcher is also available through major full text bibliographic databases.

We invite INFORUM 2015 attendees to subscribe to Online Searcher and to consider writing for the publication. Contact the editor-in-chief, Marydee Ojala for more information.

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 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

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. We blend video, audio, and text across the social sciences, humanities, reaching into the sciences, offering multimedia resources in subject specific collections. Our publishing portfolio includes over 100 curated collections as well as 40,000+ videos, all with cutting-edge online tools to enhance learning and scholarship. We also offer flexible models for libraries to acquire these resources, including discipline specific collections, single streaming videos or DVDs, evidence based and patron driven acquisitions for all streaming titles.

Alexander Street Press currently serves more than 3,500 institutions across 60 countries from our offices in the USA, UK, and Asia.


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 184 full text titles from 140 publishers. 74% of the content is ISI ranked and just under half of the current titles are available exclusively online through BioOne. 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.


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.

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 print titles covering academic research, over 24,000 ebook titles and more than 300 research journals in a wide range of subject areas.
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:


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.

Euromonitor International

Making Sense of Global Markets Euromonitor International is the world’s leading independent provider of strategic market research. We create data and analysis on thousands of products and services around the world. As independent market research experts, you can rely on us for unbiased historic trends and forecasts for every region, country, category, channel and consumer. Our innovative market research products, reliable reports and daily updates from expert analysts make Euromonitor International an essential resource for every organisation.

With offices around the world, analysts in over 80 countries and market research on every key trend and driver, we give you powerful access to the real story behind consumer change. Emerging countries or developed economies: we identify the next opportunity first.

GALE, A Cengage Learning Company

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 and

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is Europe’s leading publisher of world-class digital and print engineering & technology content. The wide-ranging portfolio comprises research, letters and OA journals plus over 400 eBooks; all located within the dynamic and market-leading IET Digital Library. IET Inspec, a highly respected A&I database with over 15 million abstracts and, the world’s largest online archive of video content are also available to support and develop engineering excellence. Visit us on our stand to find out more and to arrange to trial our products.

McGraw-Hill Education

Education has changed. So have we.

Teaching and learning are part art, part science. Every day, educators bring a wealth of passion, dedication and expertise to help students achieve success. At McGraw-Hill Education, we help them drive results by delivering technology that harnesses an understanding of how the mind works to make each learning moment more engaging, efficient and effective.

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

Nature Publishing Group ¦ Palgrave Macmillan

Nature Publishing Group brings you leading scientific research from across the globe. The portfolio combines the continued excellence of Nature, its associated research and review journals, and over 60 leading academic and society journals. Site license access is available for all journals, including Nature Reviews Disease Primers, launching in 2015.

Palgrave Macmillan publishes cutting-edge academic resources across all formats in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business. Palgrave Connect, our ebooks platform, offers a flexible approach for librarians looking to build a collection via two different purchasing models.

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®, 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.


SAGE – Celebrating 50 years

Founded 50 years ago by Sara Miller McCune to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community, SAGE publishes more than 800 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. A growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies, conference highlights and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Boston.


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.

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.

Other Contributors


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:

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, Medical, 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.

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

Main Sponsor

Albertina icome Praha & Albertina icome Bratislava

Media Partners

KNIHOVNA - knihovnická revue
Knihovna plus
Online Searcher