An academic hall "Abai"

    February 27, 2015 to the 170th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet Abai Kunanbaev, founder of Kazakh written literature in the National Academic Library opened an academic hall "Abai".
    Abai translated works of the classics of Russian literature into Kazakh language (A.S.Pushkin, M.J.Lermontov, I.A. Krylov, M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin, V.G. Belinsky). Works of Abay are translated into more than 116 languages of the world - French, English, German, Polish and many others.
    In the fund of the hall "Abai" about 500 publications. Among them are rare books from personal library of the Secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan Mukhamedzhan Abdykalykov, granted by his grandson, the candidate of jurisprudence E.U. Ikhsanov. These are "Complete Works" (1948 KazUSP), "Lyrics and Poems" (1940, "Fiction"), "Abai" of M.Auezov (1948 KazOGP) and others.
    A special place in the fund of the hall occupies the literature about life and work of Abai, his works. Organized open access to print and electronic versions of dissertations of Kazakh scientists, dissertations abstracts of Kazakh and Russian scientists, as well as to the fund of reference and bibliographic publications. The Fund of the hall "Abai" will be actively replenish, taking into account the interests of readers.
    In addition, in the National Academic Library is planned to open the portal of Abai.  Mission of the hall consists in operational and fully provided for scientists by scientific information on the subject of their research on base of traditional and modern network technologies in accordance with principles of accessibility, efficiency, comfort and informativeness. If before the scientists, doctoral candidates - all who are interested in science were forced to look for literature and engage in different halls of the Library but now  the task of academic hall is to provide services in the complex.

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