Smithsonian Libraries (SIL) Deputy Director Mary Augusta Thomas provided a welcome and general overview of Smithsonian Libraries to the group and the SIL Associate Director and BHL Program Director discussed Smithsonian and BHL digital initiatives.
The visitors and their institutions were:
- Ms. Iulia Maratovna GABIDULLINA
American Center Coordinator, Perm Krai Library n.a. Gorky, Perm
- Ms. Sofia Alekseevna KOCHERGINA Jr.
American Shelf Coordinator, St. Petersburg
- Ms. Olga Yurievna MAKAROVA Sr.
Director, Central City Public Library 'Chitay-Gorod, ' Novgorod Velikiy
- Mr. Kirill Arkadyevich SAMARKIN
Library Manager, Moscow City Library Center
- Mr. Sergey Gennadievich SOLOVEV
Acting Director, Vladivostok Centralized Library System, Vladivostok
- Ms. Nadezhda Yurievna VALIAEVA
Chief Librarian, Library of American Literature, Nizhegorodskiy State Linguistic University n.a. Dobrolyubov, Nizhniy Novgorod
- Mr. Renat Bulatovich ZAKIROV
Deputy Director, Automation, Moscow City Library Center
- Mr. Alexandr Ivanovich KUNIN
Department Head, Center of Comics and Visual Culture, Russian State Library for Youth
Visitors "Folding the Flock" for the upcoming "Once There Were Billions" exhibition at Smithsonian Libraries: