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Seminar-presentation of the Virtual reading room at BGPU
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Seminar-presentation of the Virtual reading room at IPB

Seminar-presentation of the Virtual reading room at IPB
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On 21 January, at the library of the Institute of Parliamentarism and Business (IPB) there was held a seminar-presentation “The Virtual reading room of the National Library of Belarus in the system of remote user service”.


Head of the library Ekaterina Radkevich made opening address to participants of the seminar.

Specialists of the National Library of Belarus Elena Snegireva and Oksana Rudkovskaya acquainted participants of the seminar with resources of EBSCO, Grebennikon, EastView, IQlib, Gale: Biograhy in Context, Integrum 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 library employees, research workers and university professors.

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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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