Round Table Technological Development

March 15th, 2014 by Rosemary
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The company "Alley Software" took part in the Round Table "How to lose a teenager in today's information space" – an event held in within the "safe Runet Week" February 10, 2010 in Central City Children's Library. AS Pushkin. Round table, passing with the support of the Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg, brought together representatives from public and school libraries, educational specialists community, journalists, lawyers, psychologists, and IT-specialists. The main topic of discussion was the role of cultural and educational organization in a positive and secure information (including Internet) space for children. Experts focused particular problem of Internet child safety and ways to solve it using the potential of children's libraries. Discussing the impact of the Internet as an information medium on the children and adolescents, the participants noted the passivity of adults: only a small percentage of parents taking part in online pastime child, explaining to him the rules of behavior and communication in the web, placing personal information, visiting sites with questionable content.

However, the tools for creating a safe Internet environment there, it just – for the good will of adults: a proven IT-specialists, demonstrating software means to protect and filter web-content. The theme of IT-technologies in libraries and discussed from the perspective of establishing contact with the reader. Employees TSGDB them. Pushkin introduced the technology web-publishing full text resources on the example of the book collection of publications of the war years 1941-1945. The project was completed in conjunction with the "Alley of Software." "The developed functional allows you to read the book in interesting for a child's media flash-format, providing visibility and display is as close to the real book "- says the technical director of" Alley Software "Dmitry Livotov -" Libraries in the struggle for free time children have compete with games, social networking – without a beautiful shell and informative content feedback from young readers and growing up does not work. " "Children begin to use the equipment with the most early age, mastering them, even at a more advanced level than adults. " – Says Stanislav Kim, General Director of "Alley of Software" – "However, the level of technological development as the chief librarian Head of reading (in addition to schools and parents) should match the level of the child. So that the library these days can not be passive in the use of high technology, electronic libraries or various web 2.0-services. We as a IT-company helping to organize the program and the technical part of the library, but it remains the central role of librarians as consultants. They have the most important task: diversify channels of communication with the child, to establish effective contact with them and expanding his horizons. "

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