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Seminar on the Virtual Reading Room in MIM

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On 23 January, a seminar-presentation "The Virtual Reading Room of the National Library of Belarus in a service system for remote users" was held in the library of the Minsk Institute of Management (MIM).


Director of the Minsk Institute of Management Svetlana Dolgaya addressed to participants with an opening speech.

Specialists of Electronic Information Resources Acquisition Division of the National Library of Belarus Elena Snigireva and Oksana Rudkovskaya acquainted the participants with the resources of the databases EBSCO, Grebennikon, EastView, IQlib, Gale: Biograhy in Context, "Integrum" and others to which are offered to subscribe in the Virtual Reading Room in 2014 year.

There were shown other resources of open access which can be interesting for researchers and students, databases created by the National Library of Belarus and other libraries of our country.

The event was attended by workers of the MIM library.

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