First Steps

The University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (ULSIT) is a state university, renamed by Parliament Decree on September 29, 2010. It is the successor to the Specialized Higher School of Library Studies and Information Technologies (SHSLSIT), voted as such by the National Assembly in 2004; the State Library Institute (SLI), established in 1950; the Institute of Library Activities (ILA); the College of Library Activities (ILA) and the College of Library Studies and Information Technologies (CLSIT). The University is accredited by the National Accreditation and Evaluation Agency to provide education in bachelor, master and doctoral programmes.

ULSIT is supplied with modern facilities for educating its students. The specially designed and constructed building includes: a Ceremonial Hall; specialized seminar rooms; auditoria; computer laboratory “John Atanasoff” with its modern computer rooms, connected in a local network (LAN) and supplied with non-stop Internet access, where contemporary information and communication technologies are taught; a Library and Information Centre that can seat 150 readers with a library stock of over 52,000 entries and book storage for 80,000 documents; an IP Point – information and consultant centre on intellectual property; Career centre for assisting students in their job-seeking activities; a Museum-educational collection called Spirituality and Leadership; museum collection of the contemporary Bulgarian spirituality; “За буквите – O писменех” publishing house ; “St. Nicolai, The Miracle Worker” Orthodox Chapel; a phonetic study room; lecturers’ and administrative staff offices; a meeting room; a contemporary sports complex with modern gym facilities; tennis courts; a sports hall; а canteen; a coffee house. ULSIT has been established and developed for more than 60 years to meet today’s demands of over 2,000 students and more than 150 full-time and part-time lecturers. There are specialized seminar rooms and studies with rich education collections. A significant part of these collections have already become a bibliographic rarity.

More info: http://www.unibit.bg/