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#25, December 2012

Kyiv-Mohyla J-School PhD Candidates Defend Their Thesis
at Joint Program with Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

PhDOn November 30, 2012, two Kyiv Mohyla Journalism School PhD Candidates, Daria Taraday and Anastasiya Hrynko, defended their PhD Theses (Dissertations) in Mass Communications at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona signed an Agreement on Cooperation in journalism in 2009.

The universities agreed to conduct a joint academic program based on European requirements in both Kyiv and Barcelona, supervision of faculty from both universities, and sharing of digital and human resources from both Ukraine and Spain.

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Omelan Pritsak Archival Collection Digitized and Catalogued
at the Research Library of National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"

PritsakThe Research Library of the National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" finalized the monumental systematic task to digitize and catalogue the valuable collection of the Omelan Pritsak Archives.

The catalogue of the archive and descriptions are available in the electronic archive NaUKMA

The digitized archive includes 7940 cases, 34,213 documents on 198,898 pages. The initial structurizing and assembly of the Archive and formulation of documents by sections, subsections and actions, were implemented according to methodology of work originating from private individual collections. The three schematics of categories of documents are reflect not only the subject matter or topic (substance of the archival collections) of Omelan Pritsak, but also his own approach of organizing archives, especially the individual groups and complex documents.

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Kyiv-Mohyla Library Receives Valuable Donation
of over 2000 Books for its Polish Collection

MandalianNaUKMA Library received a generous donation of over 2000 books that significantly enrich its Polish Collection.

Arranged through the assistance of Dr. Olya Hnatiuk, NaUKMA history professor and Polish diplomat, and Dr. Danuta Sosnovska, specialist in Slavistics , the valuable collection comes from the collection of the library of Andzej Mandalian and Joanna Rapacka.

RapackaThe Centre for Polish Studies was established at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in 1996. With the generous assistance of the Embassy of Poland in Ukraine, the Center was renamed and reopened in 2007 as the Center of Polish and European Studies.

Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Poland attended the opening ceremonies at the new Center. The director of the Center is Olena Betliy.

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Kyiv-Mohyla Library Awarded First Place for Best Library Website

LibraryOn October 12, 2012, the Ukrainian Library Association, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, announced its Award for the Best Library Website to the Kyiv-Mohyla Library.

The NaUKMA Library was chosen in the category for institutions for higher learning from among nine candidates. Second place was awarded to the Library of Donetsk National Technical University, and third place was awarded to the Library of National Drahomanov Pedagogical University in Kyiv.

Congratulations to Dr. Tetiana Yaroshenko, Director of the NaUKMA Library, and the IT and Library Staff, who work at the highest level of dedication and professionalism at the university Library, and lead the process of innovation in digital information and knowledge at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and promote inclusion to all Ukrainian educational institutions.

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NaUKMA Alumna Nataliya Popovych Speaks at Conference on Ukraine’s Image in the World

PopovychNataliya Popovych, graduate of National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, is the President of PRP Group, a Weber Shandwick Affiliate company. She supervises the firm’s operations in Russia, Ukraine and Azerbaijan as well as drives the development of the agency’s business in other CIS markets. Ms. Popovych spoke at a Conference on Ukraine’s Reputation and Image in the World.

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International Conference at Kyiv Mohyla Academy
Academic Communication and Academic Periodicals in the Digital Age
30 January - 1 February 2013, Kyiv, Ukraine

An International Conference for Electronic Librarians will take place at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy titled “Academic Communications and Academic Periodicals in the Digital Age” on 30 January to 1 February in Kyiv.

The conference is co-sponsored by National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Institute of Post Diploma Education of the National Academy of Management of Culture and the Arts, Ukrainian Library Association, Electronic Library of Ukraine, Consortium Eifl.net

For more information and registration contact:
Registration: http://spscg.ukma.kiev.ua/october/2012/schedConf/overview
Contacts: (044) 425 60 55, e-mail: himosop@ukma.kiev.ua or library@ukma.kiev.ua

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