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National Library Republic of Kazakhstan The National Library is the largest scientific and methodological center of libraries in Kazakhstan; the depository of the obligatory copy of the printed works of Kazakhstan; the depository of the Committee for Control in the Sphere of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan for candidate and doctoral dissertations on all branches of knowledge protected in Kazakhstan; the depository of the author's abstracts of the CIS countries; since 1993 - the depository of scientific dissertations and editions of UNESCO, since 2005 - the depository of literature published under the State Program "Cultural Heritage"; since 2012 - the depository of the editions of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan in Almaty.

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Professional Periodicals
Dear colleagues! On this page we suggest you to get acquainted with the list of periodicals for professional reading presented in the funds of the scientific-methodical and information-bibliographic departments of the Kostanay Regional Library for Children and Youth named after. I. Altynsarina. Here you will find their brief description and, if available, links to the websites of the respective publishers.

Portal Additional Service Management Russian State Library


Interlibrary loan (IBA) is a service system that provides equal opportunities in using information resources of libraries for all users, regardless of their place of residence, social and professional background.
IBA is a complex of forms of library and information services for remote users, based on the mutual use of the funds of various libraries and information bodies by providing the documents requested by the user for temporary or permanent use.

Download the directory of IBA and CIS countries centers here

Journal “Bibliosphere”The site of the scientific journal on library science, bibliography, bibliology and informatics. from January 1, 2018, the Journal "Bibliosphere" is included in the list of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation on the specialty of historical sciences and archeology.
«Российская государственная библиотека»Scientific and practical journals FGBU "Russian State Library". It is the only one-of-its-kind publication on the Russian information field that tracks the work of IFLA and other international organizations working closely with it, primarily UNESCO.
The modern libraryThe magazine highlights a diverse palette of the development of library and information institutions in Russia and the world.
University BookThe magazine is addressed to university and public libraries, publishing houses and editorial and publishing departments of higher and secondary special educational institutions, independent publishing houses and booksellers, as well as to all market participants in educational literature.
American librariesJournal of the American Library Association
Journal of academic librarianshipA scientific journal published by the international publishing group Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific and technical periodicals
Journal of librarianship and information scienceBritish scientific journal for library professionals
Library ideasThe leading branch journal for specialists in the library field, published in the United States since 1876

Public libraries is the companion website to the bi-monthly print publication  “Public Libraries,” the official magazine of the Public Library Association.  Like the print iteration, “PL Online” focuses on issues and topics that matter to public libraries and public librarianship; however it also features unique content and allows online interaction through comments and social media sharing.