Professional Resources

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LibGuides CommunityLibGuides Community – Dedicated to find LibGuides content, library authors, and find great examples of guides from our worldwide user community. The site has 595,986 published guides, 166,146 librarians, 4,771 organizations, 56 countries. Alternatively, you can select search sections: Find Guides ( Find guides Find institutions Find librarians And top library and guide sites (Springy picks) according to the Springshare community This site is useful for libraries, librarians and publishers to work in their field and share experiences in the LibGuides
National Library of the Republic of KazakhstanThe National Library is the largest scientific and methodological center of libraries in Kazakhstan; depository of the legal deposit of the stamp 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 of candidate and doctoral dissertations in all branches of knowledge, defended in Kazakhstan; depository of abstracts of the CIS countries; since 1993 – the depositary of scientific dissertations and publications of UNESCO, since 2005 – the depositary of literature published under the State Program “Cultural Heritage”; since 2012 – the depository of publications of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan in Almaty.
Library worldProfessional periodicals
Dear Colleagues! On this page we invite you to get acquainted with the list of periodicals for professional reading, presented in the funds of the scientific-methodological and information-bibliographic departments of the Kostanay Regional Library for Children and Youth named after S. I. Altynsarin. Here you will find their brief description and, if available, links to the websites of the respective publishers.
Portal of the Office of Additional Services of the Russian State Library
Interlibrary Loan (IBA) is a service system that provides equal opportunities in the use of information resources of libraries for all users, regardless of their place of residence, social and professional background.
The IBA is a complex of forms of library and information services for remote users, based on the mutual use of funds of various libraries and information bodies by providing documents requested by the user for temporary or permanent use.
You can download the directory of IBA and DD centers of the CIS countries here
Bibliosphere magazineSite of the scientific journal on library science, bibliography, bibliology and computer science. Since January 1, 2018, the journal “Bibliosphere” has been 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 in the specialty of historical sciences and
LibrarianshipScientific and professional journal, reflecting modern trends in the development of librarianship. The site contains a full-text archive of the journal from 2003 to
“Russian State Library”Scientific and practical journals of the Federal State Budgetary Institution “Russian State Library”. It is the only publication of its kind in the Russian information field, tracking the work of IFLA and other international organizations closely cooperating with it, primarily UNESCO.
Modern libraryThe magazine covers a diverse range of development of library and information institutions in Russia and the
University bookThe magazine is addressed to universities and public libraries, publishing houses and editorial departments of higher and secondary specialized educational institutions, independent publishing houses and booksellers, as well as all participants in the educational literature
American LibrariesJournal of the American Library
Journal of Academic LibrarianshipA scientific journal published by the international publishing group Elsevier, the world’s leading publisher of scientific and technical
Journal of Librarianship and Computer ScienceBritish scientific journal for
Library ideasThe leading trade journal for librarians, published in the United States since
Public libraries is the website companion to the two-month print publication Public Libraries, the official journal of the Public Libraries Association. Like the print iteration, PL Online focuses on issues and topics that are important to public libraries and public librarianship; but also has unique content and allows interactive interaction through comments and social media