Maria S. Stalbovskaya is a senior librarian at the Open Library for Legal Information , Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She holds a Master’s degree in Historical and Philological Science (Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia). She is involved in the Open Society Institute Project “Organizational and Methodical Support for Regional Public Law Centers” as the director of the project, lecturer, and author of educational supplies and bulletins for the Law Centers. She lectured for the 2000 OSI Training for Regional Public Law Centers. She is the director of the “Creating the web-site of the Open Library for Legal Information” IATP Project. She coordinated the 1998-2000 USIS Project, “The Development of Electronic Legal Resources of the Open Library for Legal Information”.