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Seminar-training on electronic information resources
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On 7 April, a seminar-training on electronic information resources of the Virtual Reading Room was held at the National Library of Belarus.


58 employees of Economic Research Institute at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus took part in the event.

Participants of the seminar learned about services and search engines of the databases EBSCO, Integrum and University Library.

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Medieval Miniature, Diabolic Hares and Marginalia: What it is and Where to Read About it

21 Jun 2021

You probably love illustrations. Who doesn't? Pictures have always been absorbed much easier and faster than multi-page texts, and if they are also pleasant to the eye, then looking at them is a double pleasure. People in the Middle Ages thought so too, and therefore generously gave their books coloured miniatures. You have seen at least one of those – mad hares with spears, serene people in strange poses, knights fighting with snails... Let's bring to our lives some suffering Middle Ages and understand why the book miniature is so crazy.

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Founder of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Belarus

21 Jun 2021

June 21 marks the 280th anniversary of the birth of the famous French scientist-encyclopaedist, doctor of medicine, professor Jean Emmanuel Gilibert (1741-1814), who is rightfully considered the founder of pharmaceutical sciences in Belarus. He created and for several years headed the first higher medical institution in the territory of modern Belarus – the Hrodna Medical Academy.

Through the Pages of the Belarusian Calendar

Unusual Writers' Last Wills

17 Jun 2021

Have you ever wondered about your last will? Surely, you have, because none of us lives forever, unfortunately. One day there will come the time to leave this mortal world; before that, take care of your will, so that numerous friends and relatives will immediately know who your favourite was. Well-known writers, of course, also made their last wills – and often their instructions and wishes were unusual at least, and eccentric at most.

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