Our slavic collection is now updated by the the items from Academic Studies Press (Boston, USA). There are recently published books dedicated to the teaching technics (Teaching Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature: Essays in Honor of Robert L. Belknap), 19th century Russian politics, ideology, literature and representation of power (Andrei Zorin. By Fables Alone: Literature and State Ideology in Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature, english translation of the seminal Kormya Dvuglavogo Orla and Richard Wortman. Russian Monarchy: Representation and Rule), studies in the history of scientific community and State ideology in Imperial Russia (Steven A. Usitalo. The Invention of Mikhail Lomonosov: A Russian National Myth).
We are glad to present you the news from our top publisher Academic Studies Press (Boston, USA). The collection now includes the pioneering critical biography of Andrei Siniavskii, the prominent literary critic, writer and essayist, studies in lager's expressivness and creativity in Belomor labor camp (Julie S. Draskoczy Belomor: Criminality and Creativity in Stalin’s Gulag), and the first volume of Late and Post-Soviet Russian literature. It includes poetry, prose, drama and scholarly texts, many of which appear in English translation for the first time (Edited by Mark Lipovetsky and Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya Late and Post-Soviet Russian Literature: A Reader. Book 1 Perestroika and the Post-Soviet Period). These and other books from ASP are available on Bibliorossica in searchable PDF format.
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.
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.