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Database name
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Belarus: from Past to Present / Беларусь: ад мінулага да сучаснага

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The database contains current (since 2007) information on documents about Belarusian study, culture, library science, philosophy, psychology, religion, history, social sciences, art, linguistics, study of literature etc. The databases includes bibliographic records of collected works, authors’ abstracts of dissertations, dissertations, manuscripts, graphic documents, music materials, cartographic editions, audio and video materials and electronic resources in Belarusian, Russian and foreign languages, and also data about articles from periodicals, serials and collections in Belarusian and Russian.

The database includes retrospective full text collections of Belarusian study documents: Sources on the History of Belarus from the late 18th – the early 20th centuries, The National Library of Belarus in the Press and Belovezhskaya Pushcha available inside the Library.

The database is daily updated.

Consultants:
Elena Kosinskaya
Lyudmila Gorbacheva
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 28
(+375 17) 293 27 19
E-mail:
i_gryadovkina@nlb.by
ludmila_gorbacheva@nlb.by

Belarus in Persons and Events / Беларусь у асобах і падзеях

 

The database on Belarusian studies comprises factographic information on persons who contributed to scientific, cultural and spiritual development of Belarus; crucial events in Belarusian economy, policy, culture etc; memorials and monuments of history, culture and nature; professional teams, and also the oldest or unique objects (the first primer, school, the earliest mapping of a city etc).
Information on a person includes all revealed variants of their names in Belarusian, Russian and foreign languages, pen names, kryptonymes, ecclesiastical or mundane names, dates of birth and death, place of birth, profession, awards, honorary titles, military ranks and other titles, professional activity.
Information on an event includes all authentic variants of a name in Belarusian, Russian and foreign languages including former and abbreviated names, the major dates, places and activities related to an event, an object type.
Along with text data, the resource includes illustrations and web links. Bibliographical information is described as factographic source.
The database provides access to reliable and comprehensive information about Belarus.

Consultants:
Elena Malinovskaya
Natalia Barsukova

Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 27
E-mail:
malinovskaya@nlb.by

The database contains information on Belarusian and foreign libraries, contacts, and data on electronic information resources produced or acquired by libraries in the Republic of Belarus.

Consultants:
Marina Pshibytko
Elena Malinovskaya

Contact:
(+375 17) 293 27 61
(+375 17) 293 28 90
(+375 17) 293 28 27
E-mail:
m_pshibytko@nlb.by
okv@nlb.by
malinovskaya@nlb.by

Book of Belarus / Кніга Беларусі
The bibliographic database comprises the records of Belarusian books printed in Latin type and published in the 16-18th cc. The database contains information about documents from the collections of libraries of Belarus, CIS member countries and Europe, and also from the National Belarusian Museum of History and Culture.
Consultant:
Galina Kireeva
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 27 81
E-mail:
kireeva@nlb.by
Chernobyl / Чарнобыль

The database contains bibliographic records of documents concerning different aspects of the Chernobyl disaster and its consequences in both Belarus and abroad. The resource comprises the complete data on documents on social sciences and humanities (sociology, statistics, demography, economy, policy, state and law, fiction, study of literature, religion, and psychology). General information on natural sciences, technologies, agriculture and medicine is included.

Documents in Belarusian, Russian and foreign languages from the stocks of the National Library of Belarus and the biggest Belarusian libraries, as well as documents discovered through bibliographical sources are also presented.

Bibliographic records are partly annotated. Size of the database is over 26 thousand bibliographic records. The database contains information on documents published in 1991–2006.

Since 2007, data on documents on Belarusian studies from the database “Chernobyl” has been represented in the database “Belarus: from Past to Present”.

Consultant:
Elena Kosinskaya
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 28
E-mail:
i_gryadovkina@nlb.by

Culture and Art of Belarus 1993–2007 / Культура і мастацтва Беларусі 1993–2007 гг.
 
The database contains bibliographic information in different languages on documents about culture and art from the collections of the National Library of Belarus. Also it includes regional bibliographic information provided by regional libraries of Belarus. Most bibliographic records are supplemented with brief annotations.
Chronology: 1993–2007.
Consultant:
Lyudmila Gorbacheva
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 27 19
E-mail:
ludmila_gorbacheva@nlb.by
Electronic Archive of National Periodicals / Электронны архіў нацыянальнай перыёдыкі

The electronic archive was launched in November 2006. It contains electronic copies of periodicals published in the Republic of Belarus: newspapers, journals and feeds from news agencies (378 titles).
The database contains electronic versions of leading republican, central social and political and branch newspapers, as well as some local and regional newspapers (70 newspaper titles).
The section “Journals” contains science periodicals included into the List of the Supreme Certifying Commission of the Republic of Belarus. At present the database features more than 296 titles.
Electronic documents are available on the local network for registered users of the National Library of Belarus.
The electronic archive is daily updated as the Library receives electronic copies of periodicals from the publisher. The list of periodicals is constantly expanding.

Consultant:
Olga Lukyanova
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 25 86
E-mail:
press@nlb.by

The database comprises bibliographic records of the materials from the NLB’s collections: old printed and rare books, manuscripts (since 1509); authors’ abstracts of dissertations (since 1993); dissertations (since 1994); periodicals (journals– since 1800, newspapers – since 1754); serials (since 1789); documents of international organizations (UNO, Council of Europe, OSCE, and others – since 1928); electronic resources (since 1991); audiovisual materials (since 1951); works of art (since 1762); maps (since 1776); music (since 1800). The database contains information on all documentsthatthe Library has obtained since 1993, and also the information on material published in Belarus and abroad from the 19th century to 1992. Most bibliographic records contain links to full text documents.
Consultant:
Natalya Zelenevskaya
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 26 71
E-mail:
zelenevskaya@nlb.by
Electronic library of theses and abstracts of the National Library of Belarus / Электронная бібліятэка дысертацый і аўтарэфератаў дысертацый Нацыянальнай бібліятэкі Беларусі
The database is a full text collection of national theses and abstracts. The electronic library provides various search options (search by author, title, keyword, profession, UDC index, publication date). At present the database contains over 7 000 full-text electronic theses on 25 fields of knowledge and more than 22 000 abstracts.
The electronic resource is currently updated. Downloading of retrospective data is made as documents are digitized.
Electronic documents are available to registered users via local network .
Consultant:
Elena Dovnar
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 25 86
E-mail:
press@nlb.by

Information for the PhD degree researches
Electronic Library of the National Library of Belarus / Электронная бібліятэка Нацыянальнай бібліятэкі Беларусі
The electronic library comprises digital copies of books, including rare and old printed books, dissertations, submitted in Belarus, periodicals (newspapers and journals), maps, printed music, electronic editions and audio records.
Consultant:
Janna Nikitina
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 30
E-mail:
nikitina@nlb.by
 Fashion and Time / Мода и время
The collection "Fashion and Time" includes electronic copies of domestic and foreign publications from the stocks of the National Library of Belarus. These are books, magazines, graphic editions, articles and illustrations, which describe the fashionable styles of women's, men's and children's clothing. Chronological coverage is from the 16th to 20th century.
Consultant:
Oksana Buychik
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 30
E-mail:
buychik@nlb.by
History of Belarus / Гісторыя Беларусі

The database contains bibliographic information in different languages on the history of Belarus, historiography, archaeology, ethnography, special historical disciplines (chronology, genealogy, heraldry, metrology, toponymy, etc.) and also the history of national economy, culture, education, medicine, agriculture, military science, sport, etc. Information on materials from the NLB’s collections and publications based on bibliographical sources are also included.

Bibliographic records are partly annotated. Size of the database is more than 48 thousand bibliographic records. Chronological coverage: 1993–2006. The database is currently updated with bibliographic information about documents published in 2005–2006.

Since 2007, data on subject documents from the database "History of Belarus" has been represented in the database "Belarus: from Past to Present".

Consultant:
Elena Kosinskaya
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 28
E-mail:
i_gryadovkina@nlb.by

National Library of Belarus in Mass Media / Нацыянальная бібліятэка Беларусі ў прэсе

The full text database comprises publications concerning the activities of the National Library of Belarus from printed and electronic mass media of Belarus and other countries.

Consultant:
Julia Kiseleva
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 28 95
E-mail:
portal@nlb.by

Radziviliana / Радзивиллиана
The bibliographic database incorporates the records of the books from the Radzivils’ private collection in Nieswizh town. Chronological coverage: 15th–20th cc.
Consultant:
Galina Kireeva
Contact:
(+375 17) 293 27 81
E-mail:
kireeva@nlb.by

General list of electronic full text scientific journals, newspapers and books on all subscription databases available in NLB (EBSCO A-to-Z)

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