From the 6-11th October, 2021, Dr. Ismet Ovčina, Director of the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina visited the National and University Library „Đurđe Crnojević“ Cetinje – Montenegro and International Book Fair Podgorica.
The objectives of the exchange were
Summary of the Exchange
At the invitation of new Director Ms. Dragica Lompar, and with the financial support of CENL, Dr. Ismet Ovčina visited the National Library of Montenegro “Đurđe Crnojević. On this occasion, Dr. Ovčina and Director, Ms. Lompar discussed about cooperation between the two national libraries, the importance of reviving international cooperation on new projects in the near future, and possible cooperation with national libraries in the region and the implementation of the provisions of the Memorandum, which relate to the exchange of librarians, exchange of library materials and projects and applications for cross-border cooperation projects and European funds.
On this occasion, Dr. Ismet Ovčina also met Ms. Vjenceslava Ševaljević, member of the international editorial board of the journal Bosniaca, with whom he talked about Bosniaca and further engagement in the Editorial board of this important professional journal published by NUBBiH, which is indexed in many international databases.
During his stay in Montenegro, Dr. Ismet Ovčina also participated in the International Book Fair in Podgorica where the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina presented its very important publishing production.
Outcomes of the Exchange
A cooperation agreement was signed between the two national libraries:
Presentation of National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina publications and publishing production and International Fair in Podgorica has been very successful. Agreement on future exhibitions featuring manuscripts from Montenegro and the Bosnia and Herzegovina from some historical periods meaningful for the Balkans has been made.
Quotes from participants
Dr. Ovčina: It was my pleasure to be a guest for a while in the National and University Library „Đurđe Crnojević“ Cetinje
Also, it was worth sharing our knowledge and experience with colleagues from Montenegro and it is important to continue with our professional ties as well with our friendly relations. We are happy and proud to have these kinds of relations with all colleagues in our Region and beyond, due to help of CENL.
Ms. Lompar: On this occasion we have discussed the ways and possibilities of extending the cooperation between national libraries of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was nice opportunity to exchange experiences and best practices in certain processes from the field of library and information sciences, so I am happy to be part of it.
|Item/Receipt details||Amount – in original currency||Amount – in EUR|
1) EURO Petrol Podgorica
6th October 2021
2) Jugopetrol Nikšić
3) Mandić Petrol Sarajevo
|113, 46 BAM
35 ,01 BAM
TOTAL = 183,64 BAM
TOTAL = 93,88
|1) Hotel Platani Trebinje
5th October 2021
2) Hotel Podgorica – Zenobia Montenegro
3) Hotel Gradska Cetinje
TOTAL = 795,37 BAM
TOTAL = 406,67 EUR
|1) Bošković Group
No: 14527, 14519, 145222) Zenobia Montenegro Podgorica
No: 37992, 38994, 37989
3) Food / presentation
= 31,29 BAM
= 79,60 BAM
= 51,63 BAM
TOTAL = 162,52 BAM
= 16 EUR
= 40,70 EUR
= 26,40 EUR
TOTAL= 83,10 EUR
|Insurance||Adriatic Osiguranje Sarajevo
|Material costs for Fair||Aldi Company
16th August 2021
|= TOTAL||2.007,02 BAM||1.026,17 EUR|