On February 25, 2016 RNPLS&T employees – Andrey I. Brodovsky, Head of Department, Svetlana A. Zolotinskaya, Head of Department; and Irina A. Kondratyeva, Head of Sector, took part in solemn events dedicated to the 55th anniversary of foundation of Rybnovskaya boarding school for orphaned children and children without parental support (Ryazan region).
RNPLS&T cooperates with this boarding school since March 2015. Within this period children visited the library several times and participated in the events prepared specially for them. RNPLS&T repaired the library of the boarding school. Employees of RNPLS&T took part in provisioning graduates of the boarding school with the things necessary for individual life (gathered sets of plates for 27 graduates), and bought and brought New Year sweet gifts and many other necessary and useful things.
Opening ceremony of the new library of the boarding school was the part of solemn events line.
T.V. Gaus, Librarian of Rybnovskaya boarding school, Svetalana A. Zolotinskaya, Deputy Head of Marketing and PR Department of RNPLS&T, and E.D. Tatarenko, Chairman of Initial union organization of Administration of the President of the RF, Central Office of the Federation Council of Federal Assembly, Audit Chamber and Department of the Presidential Affairs (the union gathered a lot of literature for the boarding house).
On February 25, 2016 there was Scientific and research Seminar “Issues of meteorology and climatology” being the part of cycle “Role of libraries in information provision of global ecological problems”.
Leading scientists-meteorologists and representatives of non-governmental organizations made presentations. More than 40 persons participated in the seminar. The event was broadcasted in the form of webinar for remote participants.
Agenda and presentations are available here.
Webinar is also available on Ecological page of RNPLS&T website.
Exhibition of literature “Bank services” is open from February 26 till March 25, 2015 in the premises of Center of Chess culture and information, 3 floor, room 315. 87 editions (books and magazines) from the fund of Cabinet of Business Information of RNPLS&T are presented at the exhibition. Bank services are operations of banks for property management (trust operations), attraction of financial means and their placement; issuing, placement and keeping securities and their management; payment transactions (operations with currency, bills and checks collection) etc. The literature presented at the exhibition is dedicated to analysis of different types of bank operations, and perspectives of development of bank services market as well.
Full bibliographic list is available on page Events/Exhibition of RNPLS&T website.
Exhibition “Climatology, meteorology, weather” takes place in the Hall of ecological information from February 24 till March 14, 2016.
116 units of books and magazine articles from the Library fund are presented at the exhibition. Bibliographic list of the literature presented at the Exhibition is available on page Exhibitions of the Library website, and the editions can be taken within the library working hours in the Hall of ecological information (room 301, 10am-8pm).
In January 1891 it was the 125th anniversary of the first issue of magazine “Meteorological reporter” (now it is called “Meteorology and hydrology”).
Employees of scientific and reference Department of ecological information of RNPLS&T requested by Scientific and Research Center of space hydrometeorology “Planeta” collected full text of the jubilee issue (№1 of 1981) of the edition that was printed for the solemn event.
On February 17, 2016 there was solemn meeting dedicated to the 125th anniversary of magazine “Meteorological reporter” - “Meteorology and hydrology” where the following employees of RNPLS&T took part: Elena F. Bychkova, Head of Scientific and consultative Department of ecological information, and Anna V. Kryukova, Research associate.
The meeting was started by Alexey V. Frolov, Head of Federal service of hydrometeorology and environment monitoring, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Chairman of National Committee of Russian Federation for international hydrological program of UNESCO, Member of Executive Board of World Meteorological Organization.
Vasily V. Asmus, Director of Scientific and Research Center of space hydrometeorology “Planeta” and Chief editor of “Meteorology and hydrology” magazine, made a report about history of the magazine. Materials for the report were prepared by A.V. Kryukova, Research associate of RNPLS&T.
CIS National hydro-meteorological services, representatives of Russian Academy of Sciences, higher education institutions, federal executive authorities, authors and readers congratulated the magazine with its jubilee as well.
From February 24 till March 24, 2016 in the Department of business and chess information of Center of chess information and culture of RNPLS&T (3 floor, room 315) there is Exhibition “Alexey A. Trotsky. Classic of chess composition”.
Creation work of the outstanding master of art composition (1866-1942) lasted for quite half a century. Within this period he published 800 compositions. In the first place his merit was that he made composition as a fragment of practical party, added acuity and naturalism to exterior form of composition, and enlivened game with effective combination.
He was the first composer of USSR who received the title of honored worker of arts for achievements in the sphere of chess compositions.
The exhibition includes Russian and foreign books, and articles form magazines dedicated to Alexey A. Trotsky.
The list of bibliographic literature is available at RNPLS&T website on page Events/Exhibitions.
On February 18, 2016 RNPLS&T Delegation consisting of Yakov L. Shrayberg, General director, and Mikhail V. Goncharov, Head of Department for perspective research and special projects, took part in the solemn meeting dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Library of Bank of Russia.
Yakov L. Shrayberg in his greeting speech highlighted that cooperation of our libraries started in the beginning of 1990s and had effective results in the sphere of information, and program and technological provision of users and readers. Within the decades of our joint efforts both processes of automation of traditional library technology were promoted and new technologies were discovered actually – intranet usage, creating and keeping full-text databases, realization of distributed technologies in corporate environment and many others as well.
Now cooperation moves forward not in these two direction only, but to integration of our information resourses too – last year agreement for interchange with digitized books of open access from our collections was signed.
Within RNPLS&T system special collection “Editions of Bank of Russia” was created, that is very popular among Russian and foreign researchers as contains unique sources to a large extent.
RNPLS&T as one of the largest federal libraries and the unique federal library in the sphere of science and education that conducts projects for creation of its own departments in the largest Russian state institutions and companies. We opened such points of presence in Skolkovo, Ministry of education and science, Rosneft Company, and plan to do it in Russian Railways as well.
Also we would like to realize a similar project and give access to our resources to the users of Bank of Russia too.
RNPLS&T won in competition of Ministry of education and science of Russia for works on project “Modernization and optimization of the system of provision with modern information sources of participants of Federal target program “Research and developments on priority directions of development of scientific and technological complex of Russia for 2014-2020”. Provision of licensed access to international databases of scientific digital resources”.
When the contract is sign, RNPLS&T will conclude agreements with all the organizations who received access to the resources.
Information about the winners organizations will appear at the website of Ministry of education and science of Russia and RNPLS&T website in Competition information system http://konkurs.vlibrary.ru/ in the nearest future.
Exhibition of literature “Arctic. Science at minus 40 C” is open in RNPLS&T in the hall on the 2nd floor, from February 16 till March 15, 2016. Arctic is the territory of big and courageous projects and search for new technologies. Russia comes back to Arctic. Special “Arctic” legislation is developed, program of ice-breakers building is begins anew, variants of reclamation of Arctic shield and electrification of polar territories with floating nuclear power plants are developed as well. Arctic needs science. A.I. Kontorovich, Member of Russian Academy of Sciences: “Technologies are to be created right now. If we do not start at time, we will lose Arctic, with even national security probably. It’s one of the challenges of 21 century for Russia and its science…”
The list of bibliographic literature is available at RNPLS&T website on page Events/Exhibitions.
Exhibition of literature “Science communicators” dedicated to the Day of Russian science that is celebrated on February 8, is open in RNPLS&T in the reading hall of catalogues and information and reference literature (room 201) from February8 till March 7, 2016.
In our country tradition of science popularization starts from Mikhailo V. Lomonosov that took care of education of people and remembered the covenant of Peter the Great, founder of Academy of sciences – “to produce sciences and distribute them”. Many outstanding Russian scientists managed to combine science and illumination successfully.
Our exhibition tells about some of them. Bibliography contains both works of the scientists and literature about them – their life and work as well.
Bibliographic list of literature is available on page Events/’Exhibitions of RNPLS&T website.yberg, General director; Ksenia Y. Volkova, Assistant to General director for international cooperation; Viktor V. Zverevich, Assistant to General director for information and analytical work; Svetlana A. Zolotinskaya, Head of Marketing and PR Department; and Julia V. Sokolova, Head of Scientific and methodical Department.