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To the readers' attention! The Scientific Library of DNU named after Oles Honchar received the next issue of the journal the "Ukrainian Quarterly". It is the only journal in English language which follows the events in Ukraine. It proposes a lot of objective articles which were written by well-known writers and scientists about our country from the international point of view. The task of the "Ukrainian Quarterly" is to inform about actual political, economical and cultural problems in Ukraine. The journal has been publishing in New-York since October 1944. It is kept in the department of foreign literature.
We invite everyone to visit the exhibition of Sasha Putrya's paintings "Bright creativity of a short life" where you can enjoy and feel the world through paintings. Talented girl artist Sasha Putrya was born on December 2, 1977 in a creative family. Her father is an artist and her mother is a musician. Raised on a fertile creative ground, the girl developed quickly, surprising both parents and friends - artists.
We truly thank Valery Serhiyovych Kovalenko (Associate Professor of DNU) for his book gifts: "Deans of Chemistry Faculty in Oles Honchar Dnipro National University " (2021) and "Scientists of Dmukhailivka" (2018). Special thanks to the authors: professors V.F. Vargalyuk and A.I.Butler, associate professors V.S.Kovalenko and N.V.Stets. The monograph "Deans of Chemistry Faculty " contains 10 essays devoted to life, main scientific and pedagogical achievements of the deans of DNU, from 1933 to the present.
«Better to be ahead than to catch up»
Mikhail Kuzmich Yangel was born 110 years ago, on November 7 (October 25), 1911. He the first head and chief designer of Yuzhnoye Design Office, which now is named after him. Several classes and generations of strategic combat missiles have been created under his leadership. When designing, it was supposed to use them as carriers of spacecraft, which led to the appearance of artificial earth satellites ("Cosmos", "Cyclone", "Zenith"). More...
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Babiy Yar tragedy.
In connection with this anniversary, mourning events will take place on the 6th of October. Babiy Yar is one of the most terrible and most famous symbols of the Holocaust. During the Nazi occupation of Kiev (1941–1943) it became the place of mass executions of civilians by the Nazi occupiers. The first mass execution of Jews in Babiy Yar was carried out by the Nazis on September 29, 1941. And in just two days (on September 29 and 30) more than 30000 people were shot. During the entire occupation about 100000 people were executed (Jews, Gipsies, the Red Army prisoners, psychiatric hospital patients, civilian hostages, Ukrainian nationalists and Soviet partisans, prisoners of the Syrets concentration camp).
The same Makarov
September 12 marks the 115th anniversary of the birth of the General Director of Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant, an honorary citizen of our city, Laureate of Lenin and State Prizes, twice Hero of Socialist Labour, Honored Machine Builder of Ukraine, Knight of the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, Alexander Makarov.
War through the eyes of witnesses
World War II ... It came to Ukraine on June 22, 1941, 80 years ago. In fact, this is a long period of time - the life of a whole generation. The events of those turbulent years are moving away from us and become like myths and legends. In order to find out the real history, one must turn to "oral history", that is, to the memories of witnesses of historical events, to their experiences, views and beliefs. They are recorded in collections of archival documents, letters, diaries, photographs and memoirs of World War II participants.
On June 12, 2021, the scientific library took part in the university event «DNU-fest». The library presented books on the history of the university and its faculties. During the event we had very interesting and useful communication with future students and their parents, many of whom were graduates of the university. They enthusiastically mentioned the library, its spacious and bright halls, and its rich book collection. Everyone who came to the exhibition received information about the rules and services of the library. Young people took part in a historical and literary quiz with small sweet prizes and received flyers. More...
Welcome to the reading room of natural, technical and economic sciences! More...
New theses are in the reading room for teachers . More...
May 28 marks the All-Ukrainian Day of Local Lore. On this day in 1925, the First All-Ukrainian Conference on Local Lore began in Kharkiv. Ukrainian Committee of Local Lore was established. It is from this day that the National Union of Local Historians of Ukraine counts down its history.
Today is May 25 - Philologist Day. The library congratulates Faculty of Ukrainian and Foreign Philology and Study of Art on the professional holiday!
The Scientific Library received another gift from the Faculty of Systems and Means of Mass Communication. It is a collective monograph "Mediasphere: Local and Global" (2021).
Anniversaries of DNU scientists
May 16 marks the 135th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Akimov (1886–1955), a zoologist and professor at Dnipro National University.
May 1 marks the 75th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Viktorovich Polyakov (1946-2020) - a scientist-mechanic and mathematician, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor, rector of DNU (1998-2020).
Mykola Viktorovych was one of the leading scientists in Ukraine in the field of liquids and gases research. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal "Dnipropetrovsk University Bulletin", author and co-author of more than 500 works, including 14 monographs, 12 textbooks and 2 textbooks. His scientific work is well known not only in Ukraine but also abroad (the USA, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Ireland, China, Israel, France). More...
The International World Theatre Day
March 27 is the International World Theatre Day established in 1961 on the initiative of the delegates of the Congress IX of the International Institute of Theatre at UNESCO.
Lovely women, dear colleagues!
We wish you warmth of the heart, good health, spring mood, happiness, love, well-being, creative inspiration!
On the occasion of the Spring holiday in the reading room of social and human sciences a hobby-exhibition "Magic of the Needle – Poetry of the Soul" was prepared.
Poetic evening dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Lesya Ukrainka's birth
On February 23, a poetry evening dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Lesya Ukrainka's birth took place in the library of Oles Honchar Dnipro National University. The event was held as a part of "World of Beauty" Art Room.
On February 9, 2021, the world celebrates Safer Internet
Safer Internet Day has been held annually on the second Tuesday since February 2004 in the European Union under the auspices of the European Commission. World Safer Internet Day has spread beyond the European continent and is already celebrated in more than 120 countries.
On Valerian Pidmohylny Street (To the 120th anniversary of his birth)
There is a street in our city where only two houses are built. This is in the neighborhood of the former tire factory. People had been queuing for their apartments for over twenty years. They already lost hope for housewarming parties, then the Union collapsed and the plant was at death's door. Somehow "the stars came together", the plant's management, headed by V.A. Tyutin coped with building of these two buildings.
We truly thank everyone who supported our library during the year!
Especially to our numerous donators, whose respectful attitude to the book
contributed to the qualitative replenishment of our collections.
November 17 is International Students' Day
On the occasion of International Students' Day, the staff of Oles Honchar Scientific Library heartily congratulate our dear students!
We wish you success in science, creativity, initiatives, good mood, optimism and self-realization!
Easy exams and understanding teachers! This holiday brings together and unites young people from all over the world, because, first of all, it is the day of student solidarity that has no boundaries More...
Tourist Ukraine: an unexplored country
The routine of our life reinforces the desire to travel. Changing circumstances, getting new impressions from what we saw, we perceive in a different way this bright, original world that surrounds us.
The reading room of social sciences and humanities offers an illustrative exhibition: "Tourist Ukraine: an unexplored country to your attention. We hope it will interest you and you will be able to go on a virtual trip with the picturesque landscapes of Ukraine, where there are many truly unique places where you can spend your summer vacation. More...
Nikolai Prokopovich Vasilenko, Minister of Education and Arts
What do you know about Nikolai Prokopovich Vasilenko, Minister of Education and Arts, who on August 20, 1918 approved the first Charter of Katerinoslav University (now Oles Honchar Dnipro National University).The chairman of the Council of Ministers in the government of Hetman P. Skoropadsky and at the same time acting minister of education and arts, in difficult years of the Ukrainian Revolution, he took care of completing the construction of St.Vladimir Kiev University library, for which he allocated 500 thousand rubles from the state budget. More...
GONCHAR'S UNIVERSITY SAVES THE HERITAGE OF THE MASTER
In early April, the scientific library together with the university community celebrate the birthday of a prominent Ukrainian writer, a graduate of Dnipro National University Oles Terentiyovych Honchar. He was born in Cossack Lomivka on the banks of the Dnieper. It is here that his literary fame began, from here his novels "Modry Stone", "Spring of Morava", "Singer", essay "Graduate Student" and the novel "Flag bearers" left for the world. The creative heritage of the writer is widely represented in the university book collections. The Department of Fiction keeps more than 400 copies of the author's books. The three-volume edition of Oles Honchar's diaries reveals the writer's identity in more detail. More...
BOOKS HAVE THEIR OWN DESTINY
"Books have a destiny" - this epigraph accompanies five issues of the "Catalogue of Old Printed Books", compiled by Evgeny Saminsky, the head of the department of rare books of the scientific library of Dnipro National University. A book is a source of knowledge, human memory and wisdom of thinkers. Among the vast book treasures created by mankind since the beginning of book printing, the ancient ones have a special value - the editions of the 16th - the beginning of the 19th century. The scientific library of our university, having a multimillion collection of multidisciplinary content, preserves unique old printed books published at different times in different countries in different languages.
On March 6, a regular meeting of the Women's Academy club took place. The theme of the meeting was Chocolate Temptation. Chocolate is so various, but it is always delicious and it is a precious gift to all humanity. Now it is at the peak of its popularity, so this topic is interesting to most people. The participants' stories about the history of chocolate origin, about its healthy and unhealthy properties and about types of chocolate were very interesting to the audience. Chocolate products are surprisingly attractive and varied: sweets, chocolate drinks, chocolate bars and cakes - all these cause gastronomic ecstasy! More...
World Rivers Day
March 14 is World Rivers Day. The initiator of this event was the American environmental organization International Network of Rivers. The main goal of the holiday is to unite the efforts of people around the world to protect river ecosystems. By this date the scientific literature department prepared the exhibition “Preservation of Natural Heritage”, which presents literature in various fields: protection and preservation of Ukraine’s water resources, history and hydrobiology of small rivers, water, aquaculture and others. More...
We celebrate Maslyana and meet spring!
The tradition to celebrate Maslyana (Pancake week) dates back to ancient times when our ancestors connected the beginning of the new year with the agricultural calendar and welcomed joyfully the long-awaited spring days. The tradition of baking pancakes is associated with this holiday because pancakes' shape and colour are like the caressing sun.
We express our sincere gratitude to Baysar Lyudmila Ivanovna, director of the Regional Center for Foreign Languages of Dnipro National University for donating a new book by John McCain and Mark Salter "The Restless Wave" (2020) and an interesting publication "Women who light the dark" by American author Paola Gianturco. More...
Take part in the charity event "Give the library a new book."
Your charity will help to update the library collection, to familiarize users with the latest books on various branches of knowledge and interesting fiction.