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2015

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 2014 and 2015, it is possible to observe an increase by ca 20%. Our bibliographic team is pleased that this increase concerns largely visitors from abroad (Europe, USA), as shown in the comparative table.

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PF 2016

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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 23, 2015. Foreign guest Alžbeta Sedliaková from the Historical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences presented the Bibliography of the History of Slovakia at the meeting. In her paper she focused on the history of Slovak bibliography, mutual Czech-Slovak cooperation and, first of all, the transfer of more than 80 000 entries Bibliography of the History of Slovakia to the international format MARC 21. In the following Lenka Procházková introduced geographic index Bibliography of the History of the Czech Lands and its news. It’s GPS coordinates and links to Wikipedia. Representatives of company KP-SYS Petr Štefan, Jan Pachol and Tomáš Krejzek then introduced news in Verbis and Portaro systems. This was mainly the union catalog and digital library. After lunch, head of the Library of the Institute of History Ivana Pittnerová invited participants to study room at an exhibition of Early Printed Books and presented the news publishing of the Institute of History. The final discussion was mainly focused on the preparation of the new version Verbis 1.2 and connection status on the Central portal of libraries, modules QAI, NCIP. The outlook for 2016 then finished working meeting of KP-SYS users.
Program
PowerPoint presentation of Alžbeta Sedliaková
PowerPoint presentation of Lenka Procházková


Photo: Jaroslav Novotný

Conference „Forced migration processes in the Czech lands in the 20th century“

On November 4 - 6, 2015, conference „Forced migration processes in the Czech lands in the 20th century“ was held in Týnec nad Sázavou. Václava Horčáková prepared the paper Czech (and Czechoslovak) historiography in the period 1945-2014 to the causes and consequences of forced migrations in years of Czechoslovak statehood, it was presented by Věra Hanelová.
Program of the conference
PowerPoint presentation

Foto: Věra Hanelová

1st Workshop on Digital Humanities 2015

On September 24, 2015 a workshop on digital resources and services in social sciences and humanities was held in a building of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University in Prague. The morning program contained presentations of executives of European infrastructures in the social sciences and humanities, followed by a presentation of two Czech research infrastructures in the field of humanities and social sciences. Poster session of research infrastructures took place at the 1st floor, where the project Bibliography of the History of the Czech Lands was introduced. In the Conference Proceedings of the Workshop research infrastructures are more detailed presented.
Poster

Conference Proceedings Historical Bibliography as an Essential Source for Historiography

Proceedings from the conference „Historical Bibliography as an Essential Source for Historiography. Fifth International Conference of the European Historical Bibliographies“ held in Prague on November 7 – 8, 2013, under the auspices of the Department of Historical Bibliography, were published in the british publishing house Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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"Electronic library services III” Conference

On May 12 -13, 2015 the conference “Electronic library services III” was held in the Regional library of František Bartoš in Zlín. Václava Horčáková talked in her contribution about “Database Bibliography of the History of the Czech lands as a route to full texts in czech and foreign libraries”.
Conference Information with presentation

Electronic Information Resources Colloquium

In April 2 - 3, 2015 colloquium Electronic Information Resources of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic on society and culture was held at the Institute of Czech Literature AS CR. Václava Horčáková presented here solution and partial results of the project Bibliography of the History of the Czech Lands.
Program of the colloquium

27th session of the SDRUK bibliography section

In April 13 – 14, 2015 27th session of the bibliography section SDRUK was held in the Regional Library in Karlovy Vary. Bibliography of the History of the Czech Lands was represented by Václava Horčáková. The working meeting was mainly focused on further development of cooperation in the area of analytical bibliography (ANL).
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