On April 1, 2016 in RNPLS&T there was City Conference “Development of potential of education organization on the basis of network and social partnership”. Organizers of the Conference: City project “School of new technologies”, RNPLS&T, Inter-district council of directors of education organizations in districts Aeroport, Begovoy, Savelovsky, Timiryazevsky, Khoroshevsky; N.V. Troyan, hero of the Soviet Union, Specialized language School №1288.
The event was the part of Festival of innovative ideas and education projects “Way to success” where 152 persons took part. The Conference included broadcasted webinar. Thechnical support was provided by RNPLS&T.
Elana V. Lindeman, Deputy general director for scientific and methodological and publishing activity, opened the plenary session with greeting speech; then she made report “Complex of information resources of RNPLS&T for the sphere of education and science: library-assistant from school to university” and told about the role and place of RNPLS&T as an active assistant in education process.
At the Conference there also were the sections dedicated to actual directions of activity of education organizations including ecological education, and information and communication technologies in education process. The following persons spoke at the meetings of the sections: Elena F. Bychkova, Head of scientific and consulting hall of ecological information with report “Projects of scientific and consulting department of ecological information – to assist ecological education of pupils”, and Y.V. Sokolova, Deputy head of education programs, Head of scientific and methodological department, with report “Experience and possibilities of development of network cooperation of library and education organization”.
Also at the Conference there was a workshop of RNPLS&Tfor representatives of education organization “Search for information using complex of digital catalogues and digital library”. The workshop was moderated by Elena V. Lindeman, K.A. Tarasov and Y.A. Budnik, employees of department of educational programs, and A.A. Matochenko, librarian of scientific and consulting department of ecological information.
Participants of the Conference took part in excursions through the library building, where possibilities of RNPLS&T in information support and support of education activity were illuminated and demonstrated.
Links to broadcasts:
Plenary session: https://youtu.be/KOIRWLky-FY.
Section 1. Ecological ark: https://youtu.be/3sS2UI0r0rc.
Final plenary session: https://youtu.be/1jjfuQps-UQ
From April 1, 2016 till April 15, 2016 in the Hall of ecological literature there is exhibition “Nature protection strategy of Baltic sea region”.
For 70 years ecological situation at Baltic sea changed for the worse a lot, and in accordance with forecasts of specialists, if the speed of pollution is the same, in 10 years already water could not be used for drinking, and fauna will be under the risk of loss. Baltic sea is a unique body of water that needs to be protected from destructive anthropogenic human activity, influence of which can appear in dozens of years.
The exhibition includes 113 units of books and magazine articles from the library fund.
Bibliographic list of the presented literature is available on page Events/Exhibitions of RNPLS&T website or on ecological page, section Reading hall/ Subject exhibitions of RNPLS&T website.
On March 30, 2016 RNPLS&T was visited by group of students of “Engineering” course of one of the largest universities of Moscow – Moscow State Technical University - who got acquainted with information resources and possibilities of the library.
At the excursion the students knew that the library has vast range of printed and digital resources to provide education process and scientific work, that can be used both in the library and remotely.
The students were interested in the halls of ecological information and priority directions of science and technique, as well as Center of chess culture and information. Special interest was aroused by subject exhibitions of subject oriented training and exhibition exposition “Library retro” and “Chess honor gallery”. Many students registered in the library on that day to get access to information resources and services of RNPLS&T as soon as possible.
Representatives of the university expressed necessity to visit our library systematically in groups of students as library resources significantly complement education resources of the university.
The excursion was organized by the employees of department of education programs.
On March 30, 2016 in gymnasium №1517 there was scientific and research seminar for pupils of 5th year “Changes of climate” following editions “Meteorological reporter” and “Meteorology and hydrology”.
The event was moderated by Elena F. Bychkova, A.V. Matochenko and A.V. Kryukova, employees of scientific and consulting department of ecological information.
The materials used for preparation and conduction of the seminar are presented at ecological page of RNPLS&T website.
Exhibition of literature “Innovations in engineering” is open in RNPLS&T in the reading hall for literature of priority directions of science and technique (room 210) from March 26 till April 11, 2016.
The materials presented at the exhibition cover scientific research and developments in the sphere of engineering: modern and perspective construction materials and surfaces; Hi Techs for processing metals and alloys; production of engineering products of different purposes; robot technique, management automation systems for technological processes etc.
Bibliographic list is available on page Events/ Exhibitions at RNPLS&T website.
On March 24 Center of chess culture and information of RNPLS&T organized a regular event of series “Theater of chess figures” dedicated to the 95th anniversary of Vasily V. Smyslov, the 7th World Champion. The program was varied.
At first there was lightning tournament with gross masters, masters and candidates for masters. In the first group Arman Erzhanov and Galina Strutinskaya won, in the second – Tatyana Bogumil. All winners received commemorative prizes.
Then participants of the tournament and many guests could get acquainted with exhibitions of books and photos of Vasily Smyslov, and with exhibition “Chess and Fantasy” that was opened in our Museum of chess culture: literature heroes on chess desk. The sets made by representatives of famous dynasty of Kostiny were presented at many international exhibitions.
The solemn part was opened by Sergey Voronkov, Chess historian and writer. The following persons shared their memories about Vasily Smyslov: Yury Averbakh, the oldest Gross master of the world, Vladimir Linder, Chess historian, Sergey Rozenberg, Master, who read poem-dedication of Vladimir Zaytsev; Oleg Pervakov, Gross master of chess composition, and Vladimir Anzikeyev, writer. Then Yury Fominykh, nephew of Vasily Smyslov, thanked administration and employees of the library for preparation and moderation of the event.
The jubilee event ended with film of Andrey Karaulov , 1995, (program “Moment of truth”) where he interviewed Vasily Smyslov.
Exhibition of literature “Problems of local employment and migration” is open from March 26 till April 25, 2016 in the room of Center of chess culture and information, 3 floor, room 315.
The exhibition includes 85 editions (books and magazine articles) from the fund of Center of chess culture and information, RNPLS&T. The literature is dedicated to the structure of labor employment of citizens and migration policy of Russia and other countries as well.
Full bibliographic list is available on page Events/ Exhibitions at RNPLS&T website.
On March 24 at RNPLS&T digital area there was interregional round table on the issues of library statistics “What do we calculate? How? Why?” that was organized in the form of webinar within the summary plan of the main professional events of Russian library association for 2016 (p.17).
Organizers of the event: Russian library association (section of library management and marketing) and N.A. Nekrasov Yaroslavl regional universal scientific library.
Conduction and video records were provided by RNPLS&T. Topic of the round table: “New form № 6-НК (2015): report was rendered but questions do exist”.
Aims and tasks of the webinar: to support initiative cooperation of libraries about issues of improvement of statistical accounting in libraries; to detect and discuss vital issues of state statistical accounting; to support developing common approaches and tools for primary accounting and estimation of results of library activity.
Masters of the webinar:
- Natalia V. Abrosimova, Member of Permanent Committee of Section of Russian Library Association for library management and marketing; Deputy Director for scientific work, N.A. Nekrasov Yaroslavl regional universal scientific library, Yaroslavl.
- Lyudmila N. Zaytseva, Acting Chairperson of Permanent Committee of Section of Russian Library Association for library management and marketing; Head of department of summary plans and reports, Russian State Library, Moscow.
Moderator: Julia V. Sokolova, Deputy Head of Department of education programs, Head of scientific and methodological department of RNPLS&T.
The following presentations were made at the webinar:
- Approbation of reports in 6-HK form in branch AIS “Statistics”; presentation of library report (example of Russian State Library). Lyudmila N. Zaytseva, Acting Chairperson of Permanent Committee of Section of Russian Library Association for library management and marketing; Head of department of summary plans and reports, Russian State Library, Moscow.
- Issues of formation of annual report information about libraries in Sevastopol in 6-HK form for 2015. Alla V. Ocheretyanaya, Deputy Director for informatization , Sevastopol Central library system for adults; Natalia V. Salnikova, Acting Director, Sevastopol Central library system for children, Republic of Crimea, Sevastopol.
- “Pain points” of summarizing annual reports in 6-HK form for 2015. Natalia A. Masalkova, Head of Department of library statistics and monitoring, N.A. Nekrasov central universal scientific library, Moscow.
- Complex issues of preparation of statistical reports and organization of primary accounting in municipal library. Naytalia O. Sablina, Deputy Director of Rybinsk Central library system, Yaroslavl region.
- External analytics and 6-HK form. Arsen I. Borvinsky, founder of EliS digital library, Perm.
The participants of the webinar were offered to answer the points from the questionnaire about the most complex paragraphs of 6-HK form, and it turned out that they are the paragraphs about digital resources and number of library visitors.
In the end of the webinar the speakers answered a lot of questions of the audience as well. Participants have an opportunity to download the demonstrated materials.
At the webinar there were 174 connections from 50 towns of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. In many points the whole groups of librarians connected to the webinar.
Discussion of vital subject of library statistics will be continued at the next webinar on September 22, 2016.
Webinar is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTa9THXAdfk
In the reading hall of ecological information of RNPLS&T (room 301) there is a permanent exhibition of literature “V.I. Vernadsky (1863-1945)”.
The exhibition is dedicated to Vladimir I. Vernadsky – the largest Russian scientists of 20 century. He was interested in geology and crystallography, mineralogy and geochemistry, administration in science and public work, radio-geology and biology, biogeochemistry and philosophy.
Activity of Vladimir Vernadsky influenced a lot on development of sciences about the Earth, establishment and growth of Academy of Sciences of USSR, and mindset of many people who read his works. There more than 700 of them.
Bibliographic list of literature is available on ecological page/ Topical exhibitions at RNPLS&T website.
In the center of chess culture and information of RNPLS&T (room 315) there is an amazing exhibition – “Fantasy & Chess” – where chess figures are the heroes of literature works. Authors of the exhibits are representatives of Kostiny dynasty.
Works of Natalia Kostina were demonstrated many times at different exhibitions in England, Spain, Germany and USA.