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Database «Man of the Year of Vitebsk Region»

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Database «Man of the Year of Vitebsk Region»

Database «Dvina Region: history and here and now»

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Database «Dvina Region:  history and here and now»

Database «Artists of Vitebsk Region»

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Database «Artists of Vitebsk Region»

Database «Afghanistan. Without the right to oblivion»

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Database «Catalog subscription editions»

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Department of Local History Literature and Bibliography

 

Department Head

Larisa Rogachyovа

Telephone

(+375 212) 67 49 11

E-mail

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The Department of Local History Literature and Bibliography was created on the 1st of February, 2012 through the merger of the Department of the Belarusian Literature and the Sector of Local Literature and Bibliography.

The fund of the department is universal; there are more than 22 thousand copies of the documents on various fields of knowledge. Among these books, statistical compilations, pamphlets, maps and visual materials, CD, newspapers, magazines and other types of materials. A significant part of the fund takes Belarusian literature, the literature on the history of Belarus and literary criticism. The basis of the local history activity is a separate local history literature and local publications. A part of this fund is rare books and newspapers of XIX - early XX centuries, which are digitized and available in digital collection "Vitebsk Region - Documentary Heritage." There are also rare digitized documents from funds of the National Library, associated with Vitebsk region through their contents or place of publication.

Considerable attention in the work of the department is paid to the creation and filling databases of own generation "Local History", "Memory of Vitebsk", "Dvina Region: History and Modernity", participation in formation of national database of the National Library of Belarus "Belarus in Persons and Events".

Important role in the work of the structural unit takes bibliographic and publishing activities. Employees of the department create every year universal, sectoral, thematic and biobibliographical indexes devoted to Vitebsk and region, its famous people. "Calendar of Remarkable and Memorable Dates" is also published.

Significant place in the work of the department takes the promoting of the fund through the organization and conducting book exhibitions, bibliographic reviews, presentations of literary publications, meetings with writers, local historians, the famous people of Vitebsk region and the country.

The Department works closely with the National Library of Belarus, the Pskov Regional Library, regional libraries, organizations and institutions of Vitebsk.