The seminar on electronic information resources for science and education was held on April 12 in the Vitebsk State Technological University (VSTU).
The seminar was organized by the Council of Libraries of Belarus on Information Interaction, National Library of Belarus, EBSCO Information Services, VSTU.
Vyacheslav Brichkovsky, head of the information support sector for innovative activities of the National Library of Belarus, reported on the Virtual Reading Room Information Resources options, accessible for its partners, innovative activities in Universities. He also announced the creation of a thematic site "Belarus in the Information Space" within the framework of the Virtual Reading Room of the National Library of Belarus.
Andrey Sokolov, Regional Development Director for Russia, Belarus and Moldova, represented the main electronic resources collections available on the EBSCOhost platform. In his report he talked in details about the resources of the Academic Search Premier database, which is very popular in all world universities.
During the training conducted by Tamila Mirkamalova, EBSCO Customer Care Specialist in Russia and CIS, the search features on the EBSCOhost platform were presented, and the participants could ask questions.
Over 40 representatives of VSTU took part in the seminar, among them teachers, researchers, graduate students, undergraduates, students and librarians.