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Cataloging of documents in regional consolidated electronic catalogs of libraries of Belarus

Cataloging of documents in regional consolidated electronic catalogs of libraries of Belarus
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The library held a webinar on the topic "Methodology and technology of cataloging documents in regional consolidated electronic catalogs".

The issues of the formation of bibliographic records in the BELMARC format, including the creation of access points in the conditions of work in the RSEC, were considered. The NBL specialists answered typical and complex questions arising in the process of working with RSEC from cataloguers of regional libraries.


Head of the Department of Organizing Catalogs of the Brest Regional Library named after M. Gorky Yulia Tsando shared her experience in organizing work on the formation of analytical records for local history documents in the RSEC of the Brest region.

More than 70 specialists from 56 libraries of Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, Minsk, Mogilev regions took part in the webinar.


Thank you all for your work! We are ready for further fruitful cooperation.

Department of Library and Information Technologies


Literary Delights: 10 Books with Recipes

14 May 2021

On rainy spring days, you will certainly want to please yourself with something. A good way is to do your favourite hobby, chat with friends or … just eat. Surely, “delicious food” comes right after fiction on your list of favourite things, and when they are combined, it becomes a great way to cheer yourself up and inspire future achievements – maybe even culinary ones. Today we will remember ten excellent fiction books in which cooking plays an important role, and the recipes that are certainly worth a try. Prepare handkerchiefs: some of the descriptions will make your mouth water.

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The Red Book

13 May 2021

An exhibition "The Red Book" will be on show in the Book Museum since May 13. The main exhibit will be an art book by young Belarusian artists Marina Zhvirblia and Fiodar Shurmeleu.

Book exhibitions

"Belarusian Nightingale": a new virtual exposition dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the birth of Zmitrok Byadulya

7 May 2021

We present a new section of the virtual project "On the Waves of Time throughout Life", implemented by the National Library of Belarus, the State Museum of the History of Belarusian Literature, the Belarusian State Archive-Museum of Literature and Art and the magazine "Maladost" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the formation of the literary association "Maladnyak".

To the 100th Anniversary of “Maladnyak