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2017

PF 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year wishes Department of Historical Bibliography

Meeting of KP-SYS bibliography systems users

The meeting of KP-SYS bibliography systems users was held by Department of Historical Bibliography of the Institute of History, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and by KP-SYS company on November 15, 2017. This workshop focused on the issue of personal authorities, their creation under the RDA rules and their sending to the Authority Database of the National Library of the Czech Republic. A new project of the Moravian Gallery in Brno - Artotéka was introduced. The representatives of company KP-SYS introduced then news in Verbis and Portaro systems, attention was also paid to current problematics of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).


Photo: Jaroslav Novotný, The Institute of History of the Czech Academy of Sciences

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Biography at the Threshold of the New Millennium

At the Conference Biography at the Threshold of the New Millennium in Prague on 10th-11th October 2017, Václava Horčáková presented the Contribution Cooperation of the Bibliography of the History of the Czech Lands with the portal National Authorities of the Czech Republic (with a focus on the personal authorities).

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20th colloquium of Czech, Moravian and Slovak bibliographers

At the 20th colloquium of Czech, Moravian and Slovak bibliographers in Brno from 8th to 10th October 2017, Václava Horčáková appeared with the contribution Moravia and Moravians from the point of view of Czech historians.

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Week of Libraries at the University of Hradec Králové

Within the Week of Libraries at the University of Hradec Králové on October 5, 2017 a lecture by Václava Horčáková Gate to full texts in Czech and foreign libraries - Database Bibliography of the History of Czech Lands was held.

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11th Congress of Czech Historians

From 13 to 15 September 2017, Václava Horčáková attended the 11th Congress of Czech Historians in Olomouc, where she presented the contribution Bibliography of Czech History as a Contributor of the "National Authorities" portal.

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Conference „A City and Its Ramparts“

From October 10-11, 2017, Clam-Gallas Palais in Prague hosted the International conference on Urban History: A City and Its Ramparts. Markéta Marková presented the poster The Beginnings of the Cities and Their Fortifications at the conference.

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Conference “After Reinhard Heydrich“

At the conference “After Reinhard Heydrich. The power and clash of Nazism and Czech (Czechoslovak) resistance and their transformation into "second life" on June 7, 2017 at the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences, Václava Horčáková had the contribution Czech Press in 1942-1945. Publishing strategies of Czech historians in years of non-freedom.

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International Conference Ringhoffer 200

From 24 May to 26 May 2017, the International Conference Ringhoffer 200. Family - Business - Politics was held at Štiřín Castle. The contribution The historical bibliography on Ringhoffers was performed by Václava Horčáková.

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Visit of the Charles University students

On April 12, 2017 a group of students of the history from the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University visited the Institute of History. Deputy Director doc. Martin Holý welcomed them in the reading room and approached its role in the network of public research institutions in the Czech Republic, its structure and activity. The library fund (more than 250 000 units) and some valuable specimens were introduced. At the same time dr. Holý also reported on the inheritance of Augusta Sedláček and map collection of the Institute of History. Dr. Václava Horčáková then presented activities of the Department of Historical Bibliography, especially its databases providing information on historical Bohemian works since 1895.

IT project of the year

Project Bibliography of the History of the Czech lands took part in the competition IT Project of the Year.

Bibliography of Jaroslav Pánek

On the occasion of anniversary of the historian Jaroslav Pánek the bibliography of his scholarly works was published.
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Increase in the number of visitors of our database

On comparing the number of visitors of the database Bibliography of the History of the Czech Lands for the months of November 2015 and 2016, it is possible to observe an increase by ca 15%. Our bibliographic team is pleased that this increase concerns largely visitors from abroad (Europe, USA, Russia), as shown in the comparative table.


Annex 1. Increase in the number of visitors of bibliographical database in November 2016 compared to the same period in 2015

Annex 2. Increase in the number of visits of BHCL database by countries in November 2016 compared to 2015

PF 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year wishes Department of Historical Bibliography

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