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Lithuanian cultural heritage: nearly 13 000 images to be digitised in 2020

The Regional Digitisation Department of the library provides free scanning service of cultural heritage items (old publications, newspapers, manuscripts, photographs) to public libraries and memory institutions of Panevėžys and Utena municipalities since 2016. In 2019, nine public libraries and four memory institutions of Panevėžys and Utena municipalities used this service; they scanned 6578 images (from….. Read More

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Lithuanian libraries are utilising 3D printers to support medics

Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library joins other Lithuanian public libraries for a kind mission – printing protective equipment for medical professionals using a 3D printer. After testing and improving different models ‘Robotikos mokykla‘ (eng. ‘Robotics School’) developed a simple and functional design of protective face shields in collaboration with Lithuanian engineers and medical professionals….. Read More

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Library Conversations: Olivera Krivošić (Serbia)

Panevėžys county Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė public library has developed many partnerships with European libraries. Recognising that the present time is an exceptionally good time to reconnect and establish closer relationships with colleagues from abroad, we decided to start a new column “Library conversations”. Here is an interview with our dear colleague Olivera Krivošić from The Matica….. Read More

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National Library Week Begins

The tradition continues, but this year National Library Week in Lithuania is different. As libraries are closed due to quarantine, the celebrations are taking place online. This year the main theme of the National Library Week raises a question: „How did we change in 20 years?“ Library communities are invited to share their experience, photos,….. Read More

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Explore electronic resources

Learn about the electronic resources and access useful materials. Everything from electronic books to music recordings – keep yourself up to date. Open Research Library combines all Open Access book content in one place. It is designed for easy discovery and user-friendly navigation. EBSCO Publishing offers research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, e-books and discovery service….. Read More

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Information on COVID-19 and the Global Library Field

Libraries around the world face difficult challenges when deciding what services to offer for their visitors and how to comply with their visitors’ needs. In many countries, libraries are temporarily closed, some are restricting their services. Governments have different approaches: while some oblige all libraries to close, others state that the work must continue. There….. Read More

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Join EBSCO virtual training sessions in April

Library specialists and everyone interested in EBSCO materials are invited to attend virtual training sessions. Register now! Remote access & promotional materials for EBSCO resourcesHost: Urszula NowickaDate: Wednesday, April 8, 2020Time: 11:00 amREGISTER EBSCO databases for humanities studiesHost: Urszula NowickaDate: Wednesday, April 8, 2020Time: 12:00 pmREGISTER How to find business magazines or journal articles related….. Read More

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LET’S TALK meetings move into virtual space

Although the library events are temporarily not held, the activities of the English conversation club LET’S TALK are continuing. They moved into virtual space. Enthusiasts can now meet to talk remotely on ZOOM. Club members are currently improving their conversational skills in smaller groups (5–6 people), so classes are more frequent. They are held four times a….. Read More