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The National Database of Authority Files Maintenance Department

General information

The National Database of Authority Files Maintenance Department was established on January 3rd, 2006, after reorganization of the Development and maintenance of authority files section of the Document Indexing Department .

Activities

The major task of the division’s specialists is the development and maintenance of the national database of authority files and the union database "Scientists of Belarus".

Main functions of the division:

  • maintenance of national database of authority files as part of linguistic and information support of the Union electronic catalog of the National Library of Belarus;
  • development of authority/normative, information and reference machine-readable files for the following types of names (entitets): "person’s name", "organization’s name", "generic name", "subject", " administrative and territorial or geographical name", "trademark", "unified header", "name/header", "name/integrating unified header", "place of publication as access point", "form, genre or physical specifications of the document”;
  • consulting and methodological support of libraries of Belarus in the field of development of authority/normative files;
  • corporate development of the database “Scientists f Belarus” in cooperation with Belarusian university libraries;
  • arrangement and holding of seminars and trainings for employees of libraries – participants of the union database “Scientists of Belarus”;
  • consulting and methodological support of libraries of Belarus in the field of development of factographic files on Belarusian scientists.

Structure and staff

Head of the Department: Svetlana Gavrilova
Теl: (+375 17) 293 28 71 (internal number: 78 71)
Room 240.

1. Information Retrieval Languages Maintenance Section
Head of the Section: Tamara Misnik
Tel: (+375 17) 293 28 69 (internal number: 78 69)
Room 218

2. Authority Files of Personal and Collective Names Maintenance Section
Head of the Section: Tatiana Kryshalovich
Теl: (+375 17) 293 28 67 (internal number: 78 67)
Room 241

Specialists:

Tel: (8 017) 293 28 81 (internal number: 78 81)
Room 241
Теl: (+375 17) 293 28 70 (internal number: 78 70)
Room 241а
Теl: (+375 17) 293 26 62 (internal number: 76 62)
Room 242

Information resources

Publications of employees

Participation in conferences, seminars and round tables

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