Project Leader: Limerick Institute of Technology – LIT
Project Partner: Umiversiteti i Prishtinës-University of Prishtina; Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranës-Agricultural University of Tirana; Javna Ustanova Kantonalna i Univerzitetska Biblioteka Bihac – KBB; Univerzitet u Sarajevu – UNSA; Javna Ustanova Univerzitet Crne Gore Podgorica – UOM; University of Mitrovica; Paul Francis East – The Pyramid Group; University of Mostar; Panepistimio Kritis – University of Crete; Universitatea Transilvania din Brasov – UTBV; Universiteti “Fan S. Noli” Korçë-UNIKO
Funded by: ERASMUS + Capacity building
Period: October 2015 – October 2018
The main objective of the project:
- reinforce and modernize libraries and improve the level of competencies and skills of library staff in HEI’s by developing innovative libraries as a support to education and lifelong learning
- develop a library staff development strategy focused on improving standards and quality of library performance in WB countries so as to improve the quality of library services and higher education generally, enhancing their relevance for the labour market and society.
- enhance the management, governance, innovation capacities and accessibility of libraries in WB countries through strategic planning and policy development
- establish and maintain a Western Balkan Library Network Support Services (LNSS) Network for the future dissemination, sustainability and exploitation of project results both nationally and in the WB for the sharing of knowledge, experience, training and expertise in the Region.