Elena Raspletina, the Director of the ITMO University library
She graduated from the Leningrad State Institute of Culture, worked in Vavilov State Optical Institute library (in the position of senior librarian, Head of the Service Department, the Head and senior engineer of Information and Bibliographic Service) from 1976 to 2003.
Since 2003 she has been the director of the ITMO University and Vavilov State Optical Institute Center for library activities coordination.
Since December 2005 she has been the Head of the ITMO University library.
Since 2008 she has been the Director of the University library.
As a highly competent specialist, she provided methodological support for various libraries specialized in Optics and IT industry.
She participated in development and implementation of one of the first integrated automation systems of libraries in the country in 1989-1991.
She took part in organizing various regional and international industrial conferences.
The range of her scientific interests includes automation of library and information activities, internet-based technologies in education and science, electronic resources in the area of information support for educational and research activities.