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A training workshop on creating of authority records

A training workshop on creating of authority records
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From 27 to 30 March, a training workshop "Formation of authority records in the system of corporate cataloging" was held at the National Library of Belarus.

It was organized for specialists of the Central Scientific Library named after Y. Kolas of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

During the workshop there were discussed technological aspects of authority control in the objects of authority records "Subject index", "Geographic name", "Personal name", and etc. There were also carried out practical trainings on the formation of authority records. The results of the training workshop were discussed during a round table.


How Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck Became the First Book Merch

11 Jun 2021

You often want to boast about your new hobby to the whole world to know. Got hooked on a book? Buy bookmarks with quotes Discovered a new fancy music band? Hurry up, you need a T-shirt with their logo! Impressed by a new film? Well, you get the train of thought. No matter what we admire, there is a suitable merch somewhere in the world – clothes, accessories and other branded items. It is believed that the era of merch began with Disney's Snow White and the release of the main character, gnomes and kind animal friends toys. But few people know that the first real merchandise was... bookish. Just a moment, ladies and gentlemen, today we'll take a look at how Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter became pioneers in this difficult endeavour and what came of it.

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