April 26 2012
Presentation of the BiblioRossica project in March
Presentation at the Council of Heads of the Public Libraries in the Leningrad Oblast
On March 6, 2012, the Council of Heads of the Public Libraries in the Leningrad Oblast was held in St. Petersburg, dedicated to the results of the libraries’ work in2011.
At the meeting, the BiblioRossica project was presented along with its range of books and its thematic collections (presented by Anastasia Aydakova).
Presentation at the All-Russian Scientific-Practical Conference "Library Collections in the Digital Era: Traditional and Electronic Resources - Acquisitions and Uses"
On March 19-23, 2012, the All-Russian Scientific-Practical Conference "Library Collections in the Digital Era: Traditional and Electronic Resources- Acquisitions and Uses” took place in St. Petersburg.
During the conference, the technical, legal and socio-economic aspects of the work of electronic libraries were discussed along with the trends and development prospects of e-books.
At the conference, the BiblioRossica project was presented along with its concept for resources with an academic humanities specialization (presented by Anastasia Aydakova).
Presentation at the Scientific-Practical Conference of the Russian Association of Electronic Libraries
On March 26, 2012 the annual Scientific Conference of the Russian Association of Electronic Libraries was held in the Russian State Library. The conference addressed topics such as the creation and maintenance of digital libraries and collections, digital libraries’ acquisition and preservation, as well as digital libraries and copyright.
At the conference, the BiblioRossica project was presented along with its range of books and its thematic collections (presented by Anastasia Aydakova).
Presentation at the Scientific-Practical Conference "Information and Multimedia Technology in the Modern library: A Line of Development"
On March 27-28, 2012, in the Second Interregional Scientific-Practical Conference "Information and Multimedia Technology in the Modern library: A Line of Development," was held in the N.A. Nekrasov Central Universal Scientific Library (Moscow). The conference addressed the issues of: the organization of user access to electronic content, inter-agency and interregional partnerships in providing library and informational services to the public—including those in electronic format, as well as the global information realm and the participation of Russian libraries in it, its promising projects, modern media centers as new forms of library activity.
At the "Digital Libraries in the Context of Library Services" round-table, the BiblioRossica was presented with its principle of forming electronic content.
March 19 2012
New Titles from the Indrik Publishing House
The BiblioRossica book collection has been supplied with another installment of books of various years, from the Indrik Publishing House. Now available on our website are thirty-eight more books, among them: I.V. Antipov’s Novgorod Architecture during the Time of Archbishops Efimiya II and Jonah Otensky, In Search of a Better Life. Russian Emigration in Central and Southeastern Europe (Late 19th-Early 20th Centuries), Like a Phoenix from the Ashes ... (Russian Slavic Studies during World War II and the First Postwar Years), The Ancient States of Eastern Europe. 2005. Rurikids and the Russian Statehood, and others.
February 24 2012
Presentation at the Russian State University for the Humanities
On February 24, at 13.00, at the Russian State Humanitarian University (Miusskaya Sq., 6) a presentation of new products from Academic Studies Press and of the BiblioRossika electronic portal was held.
The Director of Academic Studies Press (Boston, US), Igor Nemirovsky, introduced a new book by Irina Reyfman (Columbia University), Rank and Style: Russians in State Service, Life, and Literature, and other projects in Russian Studies.
The BiblioRossika site and its thematic collections were presented by the Editor of the portal, Alevtina Solovyova.
February 09 2012
BiblioRossica Thematic Collections
BiblioRossica has launched a project creating unique thematic collections devoted to the most relevant areas and topics of modern humanities. Among the first collections, with which you can acquaint yourself are: "Modern Russian Literature: Prose, Poetry, Drama," "The Jewish World in Central and Eastern Europe", "Folklore, Mythology and Cultural Anthropology," "The Islamic World", "Silver Age Culture" "Pushkin", etc. In compiling the collections, we have brought in leading experts in the relevant subject areas. The thematic collections include both classic works and the latest studies (in Russian and English). Members can expect regularly additions of new editions to the collections. Each thematic collection is a unique product that reflects the experience of research and pedagogical work of the curator-compiler.
Each thematic collection is the exclusive property of BiblioRossica.
February 01 2012
Modern Russian Literature: Prose, Poetry, Drama Thematic Collection. Curator Dmitry Bak
The preparation of the Modern Russian Literature: Prose, Poetry, Drama thematic collection has begun. It will include over two hundred publications on modern Russian literature—from 1991-2011—selected by well-known literature specialist and critic, Chair of Modern Russian Literature, D.P. Bak, specially for BiblioRossica. The collection will be updated twice a year, with new editions.
January 23 2012
The Jewish World in Central and Eastern Europe Thematic Collection. Curator Leonid Katsis
The preparation of The Jewish World in Central and Eastern Europe thematic collection has begun. The compiler and curator of the collection is Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities Professor, L.F. Katsis. The collection will include monographs and articles in Russian and English on the history, literature, culture, religion and folklore of the Jewish communities of Central and Eastern Europe. The collection will be regularly updated with new publications from Russian experts in Jewish studies.