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Turkish Delegation Visits the Library

Turkish Delegation Visits the Library
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A delegation of the Council of Higher Education of the Republic of Turkey visited the National Library of Belarus, on October 2.

The guests were introduced to the information resources of the country's main library, including internal databases, available to users of the “diamond of knowledge”: East View, ProQuest, Cambridge Journals Online, Oxford Journals Online (Full Collection) and more.

The Chairman of the Council for Higher Education of the Republic of Turkey, Yekta Sarach, was pleasantly surprised at the number of materials –91 thousand – in the Turkish language, stored in the collections of the National Library.

In the Book Museum, the delegation members became interested in the Arabic-Turkish dictionary of the 16th century, Turkish manuscripts of the 17th and 19th centuries, the multivolume facsimile edition of the Book Heritage of Francysk Skaryna, as well as the artistic design of religious books in the Book Binding section.

During the tour, the guests visited the president center, got acquainted with the reading rooms and enjoyed the beauty of the autumn city at the library’s observation deck.

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