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Webinar dedicated to the specifics of describing special types of documents in the RSEC

Webinar dedicated to the specifics of describing special types of documents in the RSEC
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On October 25, a webinar from the series "Methodology and technology for cataloging documents in regional consolidated electronic catalogs" was held.

The event discussed the use of BELMARC formats in describing music, visual, serial resources, audio and video documents, as well as old printed and rare books.

Specialists of the National Library of Belarus answered the questions of librarians and offered their recommendations on difficult cases when creating records for special types of documents.

Experts from more than 45 libraries in the Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, Minsk and Mogilev regions actively participated in the webinar.

The article is provided by the Department of Library and Information Technologies.


The State Library of the BSSR named after Lenin is one of the largest cultural and educational institutions of the republic: based on the materials of the periodical press of the first half of the 1950s, the database "NBB in the press"

20 Jul 2023

In the 1950s of the last century, the State Library named after V.I. Lenin was tasked with organizing activities as a centre for interlibrary subscription, scientific, methodological and bibliographic work and the main base of library and bibliographic services for research work in the republic, as well as the central state book depository of the BSSR. Thus, the role of the library in ensuring the social and cultural development of the state and society was emphasized.

To the 100th anniversary of the National Library of Belarus