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Seminar on the Web of Science Platform Use

Seminar on the Web of Science Platform Use
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A series of seminars "Possibilities of using the Web of Science citation indexing service to improve the research, education and innovation efficiency" was opened on February 26.

The first seminar was held in the Belarusian Agricultural of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Library named after. I. Lupinovich and it was dedicated to information support of science in the agro-industrial complex.

The event was opened by Vitaly Gerdiy, the library's director. The seminar gathered more than 50 participants: employees of the library, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, research institutes and scientific and practical centers of the agricultural sector.

The Web of Science platform possibilities was presented by Irina Tikhonkova, specialist of Clarivate Analytics training. She showed to listeners the collections content and the indexes formation on the Web of Science platform, algorithms for searching and analyzing scientific information, peculiarities of using scientometric indicators in the planning and evaluation of scientific research.


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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