Sania Battalova is the information and computer technology specialist of the Library Center for Legal Information of the National Library of Kyrgyz Republic in Bishkek. She holds an M.S. degree from the Kyrgyz Technical University - the Faculty of Automating Systems and Operation. She is presently enrolled in the Institute of Management and Business. Sania is the first recipient of AALL FCIL-SIS Ellen Schaffer Foreign Librarian's Grant (2001).