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ProQuest Information resources in the National Library of Belarus

ProQuest Information resources in the National Library of Belarus
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The National Library of Belarus hosted a seminar "ProQuest Electronic Resources in Information Support for Science and Education" on May 18.

The seminar was organized by the National Library of Belarus, the ProQuest company and the METEK subscription agency.

The event was opened by Tatiana Kuzminich, Deputy Director of the National Library of Belarus for Information Resources.

Anna Trifonova, the head of ProQuest regional projects, presented the main products and services of the company: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, the world's largest universal full-text collection of theses, databases of scientific periodicals in various thematic areas, the ProQuest Ebook Central platform of scientific e-books, thematic scientific collections of video materials on the Alexander Street platform.

The Belarusian scientists received the recommendations and an algorithm for placing dissertations in the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database.

The seminar was attended by researchers, doctoral students, graduate students and undergraduates, representatives of the medical sphere, staff of libraries and information centers.

Access to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database is open to users of the National Library of Belarus.

PDF-presentation by Anna Trifonova


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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