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Seminar – presentation of the Virtual reading room

Seminar – presentation of the Virtual reading room at BGATU

Seminar – presentation of the Virtual reading room at BGATU
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On 16 January, in the library of the Belarusian State Agricultural Technical University (BGATU) there was held a seminar-presentation “The Virtual reading room of the National Library of Belarus and information support of education and science”.

Director of the library Maria Malinovskaya made opening address to participants of the seminar.

Specialists of the National Library of Belarus Elena Snegireva, Oksana Rudkovskaya and Pavel Kalenteev acquainted participants of the seminar with resources of Integrum, EBSCO, Grebennikon, EastView, IQlib, Gale: Biograhy in Context and other databases available to subscribers of the Virtual reading room in 2014.

Public information resources interesting to research workers and students, databases created by the National Library of Belarus and other Belarusian libraries were also presented.

The event gathered about 30 participants: librarians, research workers and university professors.


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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