"Economic Libraries: Reservoirs of Information and Training"
Wednesday, June 6 2018
Harakopio University, “Georgios Karabatzos” Amphitheater

The Hellenic Economic Library Network (H.E.LI.N.) is organizing the 2nd scientific conference, titled “Economic Libraries: Reservoirs of Information and Training”, on Wednesday, June 6 2018, 09.00-16.00 at the Harokopio University, in the “Georgios Karabatzos” Amphitheater, El. Venizelou 70 (Administration Building), Kallithea.  

H.E.LI.N. was established in 2012 and is a collaboration of libraries at universities, banks, research centers and government organizations in Greece.  Their link is their collections, their resources and their information services, all with economics content.  The mission of H.E.LI.N. is to provide efficient and quality services to its user communities with an exchange of resources and services amongst the library-members. 

The libraries that participate in H.E.LI.N. are in the following organizations: Alpha Bank, the Athens University of Economics and Business, the Bank of Greece, the Centre of Planning and Economic Research, the Harokopio University, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (a new member of the network as of 2017), the Ministry of Finance and Development, the National Bank of Greece, the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation and the University of Piraeus.

The purpose of this one-day conference is, first of all, to show how libraries, by using their new technologies, resources, and infrastructures are able to plan, develop, and provide quality information services, with an emphasis on economics, banking, industry and business.  Secondly, the conference wants to show how libraries organize and offer educational and training programs on information literacy in a modern learning environment, as well as how these programs can be linked to economic literacy programs.  It is addressed to scientists, researchers, librarians and information scientists, educators, university students and technical school students, as well as to anyone interested in using the resources of the economic libraries.  

The program of the conference is available here.

 Lecturers’ announcements will be posted, once they are approved, on the H.E.LI.N. web site.

Those who are interested in attending the conference must register electronically at Entrance is free, in order of priority as seating is limited. Please note that the entire conference will be in Greek.

Participants will receive a certificate of participation.  Also, there will an interpreter for Greek sign language.

For more information, please refer to the H.E.LI.N. web page and to the social media Facebook:  ΔΙΟΒΙ and Twitter: diovi­_helin