The Centre for Information on Literature (LIC) is a public organisation aimed at providing material and organisational support for literature written in Slovakia, its authors and translators.
The most important objectives of the Centre are:
¦ promoting Slovak literature abroad by means of literary translation, events and international conferences and festivals of literature,
¦ participating in international book fairs,
¦ cooperating with foreign publishers of Slovak literature, and financially supporting the publication of translated works of Slovak authors abroad,
¦ awarding grants for literary residencies for foreign translators and promoters of Slovak literature abroad,
¦ creating and systematic updating of the databases of the writers and works of Slovak literature,
¦ editorial activity,
¦ publishing of periodicals.