Alley SOFTWARE company took part in the VI Scientific Conference "Library consortia: technologies and innovations", organized by the Association of Regional Library Consortia (ARLICON) and passing on June 23-24 in St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University. The conference is a traditional event for the library community and is aimed at training specialists librarianship in the introduction of high technology. Librarians from all regions were able to share a unique experience in introducing new forms of work, creation and use of digital libraries and catalogs to discuss areas of concern and identify ways to address them. Currently, automation of library science is gaining more and more attention from both the state and by the leaders of the IT-market – developers and suppliers of hardware and software. This fact is confirmed by the sponsorship of the event world-renowned companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Xerox Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc. and others. The exhibition, taking place in the conference ARBIKON was A wide range of information products and services, library automation systems, publishing production.
SOFTWARE Alley – a frequent visitor to the conference ARBIKON. This year, the company continued introduce the library community with a line of scanners from ATIZ Innovation. The exhibition presented book scanner BookSnap, new market device to capture, "older brother" who, BookDrive DIY, was presented at last year's event. All wishing to sample ATIZ BookSnap, more economical, but no less professional solutions was demonstrated by scanning technology using digital cameras, the quality of the images, libraries, already scanner acquired ATIZ, were given the necessary advice on working with the device and to digitize books in general. Stanislav Kim, CEO of Alley SOFTWARE: "Participation in this event for our company is very important and an opportunity to get the real picture of this sector of the market, get acquainted with competitive solutions, to provide its new services, establish mutually beneficial relations and just talk with peers. For last year established contacts with many libraries throughout Russia, made volume shipments of the book scanner ATIZ BookDrive DIY, received positive feedback from librarians on this unit. We hope that our new solution – ATIZ BookSnap – will be as indispensable to digitize book collections. I would like to thank the organizers and ARBIKON wish all participants success in their hard work on the development of libraries! ".