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Special Collections Safekeeping Department


Special collections safekeeping department was arranged on January 1st, 2017 after the department for safekeeping of magazines and periodicals and the department for safekeeping of special collections have been united.

Location of the department: 6th, 7th, 9th, 13th, 14th, and 16th floors of a high-altitude vault.

Collections of the department


The department is engaged in continuous safekeeping and a wide utility of newspapers, magazines, periodicals, fine arts documents, printed music, audio visual and electronic documents in the library and information service.

Main functions of the department:

  • Scientifically grounded arrangements and collections preservation
  • Continuous works on the integrity of the collection during its storing and utility
  • Satisfying complete and prompt information requests of the users
  • Studying the effectiveness of using the collections
  • Implementing machine technologies to manufacturing processes
  • Scientific and educational activity related to the functions of the department

    Structure and personnel

    Head of department: Tverdohlebova Yulia Borisovna
    Tel.: (+375 17) 368 97 14 (internal 76 52)
    room No 1309

    1.Section for collections arrangement
    Head of section: Smolyago Galina Grigorievna
    Tel.: (+375 17) 293 26 53 (internal 76 53)
    Room 1307

    2.Section for safekeeping of magazines and periodicals
    Head of section: 
    Tel.: (+375 17) 293 26 60 (internal 76 60)
    Room 1409

    3.Section for safekeeping of special collections
    Head of section: Ivashko Tatyana Viktorovna
    Tel.: (+375 17) 293 25 95 (internal 75 95)
    Room 710

    4.Section for safekeeping of newspaper collection
    Head of section: Toisteva Irina Maryanovna
    Tel.: (+375 17) 368 97 12 (internal 76 20)
    Room 909

    Activity related to publications and presentations of the department’s employees