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The National Library of Belarus at "TIBO-2011"

The National Library of Belarus at "TIBO-2011"
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On 26-29 April, the National Library of Belarus participates in the 18th International Forum on Telecommunications, Information and Banking Technologies “TIBO-2011”.

Considering vast expositions, eminent participants, numerous visitors and mass media coverage, the forum “TIBO” stays a leader among exhibitions held in the Republic of Belarus. The exhibition is designed for a wide audience, both professionals and common users.

The stand of the National Library of Belarus presents its information resources and services: “The Virtual Reading Room”, the Internet portal, “The Electronic Archive of National Periodicals”, online services, advertising services etc. Visitors can learn about the publishing activities of the Library and its information products.



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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