The students of the History and Law School of the Syktyvkar State University named after Piterim Sorokin became acquainted with the resources of the Presidential Library

12 September 2017

On September 7 and 8, the first year students of the History and Law School of Syktyvkar State University named after Piterim Sorokin visited the National Library of the Republic of Komi.

During the sightseeing tour the students have visited a laboratory where stuff employees of the National Library of the Republic of Komi get the publications digitized and also local electronic reading room with an access to the resources of the Presidential Library.

Freshmen worked with digital copies of the documents of the Presidential Library: the Lavrentiev Chronicle dated back to 1377 and the oldest dated East Slavonic handwritten book — the Ostromir Gospels.

Participants were told what opportunities students-historians have in their studies owing to the Presidential Library’s services and resources available at its regional center based on the National Library of the Republic of Komi.

The cooperation of the Presidential Library with the Republic of Komi has been developing since 2012. An agreement on cooperation with the Republic of Komi was signed on December 9, 2014, on cooperation with the National Library of the Republic of Komi — on December 26, 2012, and on cooperation with the Centralized Library System of the City of Inta — on April 4, 2017.

There is the Republic of Komi: pages of history electronic collection on the Presidential Library website, which contains the studies, the essays, archival documents, photographs and phonographic materials reflecting the administrative, socio-economic and ethnographic situation of the territories which are now a part of the Komi Republic.