Postcard: Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan

Today’s postcard is from Hasan Hasanov.

The Scientific-Public Library of Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center has been functioning since 10 September 2013. The Library Foundation consists of more than 17 thousand books in eight languages – the Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Turkish, İtalian, French, Germany and Polish languages.

Besides the local and foreign literature, the foundation also contains the rare books in different languages printed in the XIX and XX centuries. İncluding dictionaries, encyclopedias, economy, state structure, literary books, phychology, philoshopy, linguistics the library has also different kinds of magazines, newspapers and printing materials.  

Realizing the important role that the library management system will play in planning and implementing library automation projects, it is necessary to educate ourselves and know more about these systems.

The functions that may be automated are any or all of the following: acquisition, cataloging, circulation, serials management and reference.

The Library has equipped with modern technologies. It gives the readers the opportunity to get the information by using Internet. Every user can use the Electron Library and the other electron resources entering the web page of the library.

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Thanks for sharing Hasan!

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