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The library is accredited as a scientific organization

The library is accredited as a scientific organization
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On 14 January, 2014 the National Library of Belarus received a Certificate of Accreditation as a scientific organization.

A meeting of the Commission on Accreditation of scientific institutions took place on 18 December, 2013. At this event the Chairmen of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences and the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus accepted and approved the conclusion on the accreditation of the National Library of Belarus as a scientific organization.

According to clause 1 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus of October 21st, 1996, 708-ХIII “About scientific activity”, the accreditation of a scientific organization is a form of official recognition of the competence of a legal person in the performance of research, developmental and skilled-technological works which is held every five years. The accreditation can be given to a legal person carrying out research, developmental and skilled-technological works, one of which authorities, according to constituent documents, is a scientific (scientific and technical) council and which have received accreditation as a scientific organization in accordance with established procedure.


"Belarusian Nightingale": a new virtual exposition dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the birth of Zmitrok Byadulya

7 May 2021

We present a new section of the virtual project "On the Waves of Time throughout Life", implemented by the National Library of Belarus, the State Museum of the History of Belarusian Literature, the Belarusian State Archive-Museum of Literature and Art and the magazine "Maladost" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the formation of the literary association "Maladnyak".

To the 100th Anniversary of “Maladnyak

The Great Patriotic War in Fiction

6 May 2021

On May 9, our country celebrates a landmark holiday – Victory Day. A book exhibition "The Great Patriotic War in Fiction", organized together with the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus is timed to this event.

Book exhibitions

A very brief history of the beatniks

5 May 2021

60 years ago, at a poetry evening at the Town Hall Theater in Berkeley, a poem was read from the stage that changed American literature, and then the whole world – "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg. But is there really a need for a reason to write about this very important period in literature? The Beat period not only made modern poetry the way we see it, but even influenced music. Today we take a look at the history of the beat generation – in dates, numbers, faces and the most important aspects. Briefly and to the point.

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