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Electronic Library Development Department


The activities of the department are aimed at:

  • development of the electronic library of the National Library of Belarus;
  • ensuring the safety of the library documents;
  • development of the most complete collection of national documents in electronic form.

Functions of the Department:

  • providing quick access to electronic library documents;
  • development of electronic thematic and specific collections as part of the electronic library;
  • generation of documents in electronic form in storage and presentation formats in the electronic library;
  • cooperation with domestic and foreign organizations and institutions for the electronic library development;
  • organizational and methodological support of the electronic library.

Structure and staff

Head of the Department : Sergey Shtykh
(+375 17) 293 27 44 (int. 77 44)
Room 310

1. Digital Collection Development Section 
Head of the Section: Oksana Buichik
Тel.: (+375 17) 293 28 30 (int. 78 30)
Room 219

Specialists of the Section:
Тel.: (+375 17) 293 27 45 (int. 77 45)
Room 219

2. Formation of Electronic Documents 
Head of the Section: Natalya Marus
Тel.: (+375 17) 293 27 97 (int. 77 97)
Room 310

3. Section of Organizational and Methodological Support for the Formation of the Electronic Library
Head of the Section: Elena Dovnar 
Тel.: (+375 17) 293 28 58 (int. 78 58)
Room 309

Specialists of the Section:
Tel: (+375 17) 293 25 86 (int. 75 86)
Room 309 

Information Resources


The department offers the services as follow:

  • digitization and copying of audio recordings from the library collections: cassette tapes, vinyl disks, CDs, and saving data to user CD or flash card;
  • scanning of printed publications and saving data to user CD or flash card;
  • scanning of card catalogs of libraries, archives and other organizations for the needs of Retroconversion (creation of image-catalogs, digitization), and saving data to user CD or flash card.
Publications by the employees