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Ms Elena Tulupova, Head of the Reference and Information Service Department, delivered a lecture for colleagues and students of library departments of cultural universities from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine on May 15, as part of a series of open online lectures "The Modern Library".

The lecture was organized by the Department of Library and Information Activities of the Chelyabinsk State Institute of Culture and the Council of Young Scientists of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts.

The topic of the lecture was “The Practice of Virtual Information and Bibliographic Services”. The issue caused great interest among colleagues, the libraries are actively looking for new forms of virtual interaction with users in the time of closed reading rooms. About 100 students from the Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Tyumen, Kemerovo, Sverdlovsk, Leningrad regions, the Republic of Bashkiria, the Republic of Udmurtia of the Russian Federation, representatives of the library community from Minsk, Orel, Kharkov and Mariupol joined the online lecture.

Ms Tulupova told the participants about the main areas of work of the National Library of Belarus in the online environment and tools of information and bibliographic services, such as:

After the lecture, the participants made Internet navigation through the pages of the portal of the National Library of Belarus, the participants were able to ask and receive answers to all their questions. The meeting demonstrated the absence of boundaries and distances for professional communication, as well as the desire of the library community to solve problems that concern everyone.

Those who wish can read the presentation for the lecture.

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