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National bibliography development prospects

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On March 26th at the National Library of Belarus was held an enlarged session of the Committees on cataloguing and book monuments protection of Belarusian Library Association and the Council of Libraries of Belarus for Information Interaction.

More than 40 representatives of republican and regional libraries, university libraries and libraries of National Book Chamber took part in the session.

The event was dedicated to the discussion on the Project of the national bibliography of Belarus development for 2011–2015 and in perspective.

The suggested project had been highly appreciated by participants, and remarks and suggestions concerning the Program improvement had been made. The major trends of library activities for creation of a union electronic information resource of the national bibliography of Belarus had been defined.


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Return of the Khraptovich Library

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