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Belarus Council of Libraries on Information Cooperation Meeting

Belarus Council of Libraries on Information Cooperation Meeting
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Belarus Council of Libraries on Information Cooperation meeting was held as part of the Fifth International Congress “The Library as a Phenomenon of Culture”, on October 18.

Director of the National Library of Belarus Roman Motulsky presided the meeting. The event was attended by heads of scientific, regional and university libraries.

The meeting discussed the concept of a joint open-access repository; the changes in the formation of corporate information resources of Belarusian libraries; the operation of the consolidated electronic catalog and regional consolidated electronic catalogs of Belarusian libraries, and also the work result of the virtual reading room of the National Library of Belarus.

The meeting produced proposals for the further development of corporate projects of Belarusian libraries.


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

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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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