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Super library opens in Katowice

October 14, 2012 Katowice the City 0

On Friday, rectors of the University of Silesia and the University of Economics in Katowice officially opened the Scientific Information Center and Academic Library (SICAL). The design prepared by HS99 and the applied solutions – including an RFID technology – make the building probably the most modern library in Poland.

“This project puts us on an equal footing with other scientific units of the globe” – Prof. Wiesław Banyś, rector of the University of Silesia, said during the opening ceremony.

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Two universities libraries move to SICAL

August 16, 2012 Katowice the City 0

Two libraries of the University of Silesia and the University of Economics in Katowice are moving its thousands of volumes of publications into a new shared seat – the Scientific Information Center and Academic Library (SICAL). The grand opening of the facility is planned together with the start of new academic year 2012/2013.

Scripts, coursebooks, books, newspapers and magazines as well as electronic sources of information, such as

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New IT cluster established

July 6, 2012 Katowice the City 0

The regional companies, academia and government organizations join forces to work on innovative IT solutions. To constitute the efforts, the Silesian Cluster of IT was established. It was initiated by BPSC, the largest Polish supplier in designing and implementation of ERP/MRP II systems.

Already 20 economic subjects joined the cluster including the …