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Hungarian Parliamentary Collection

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The UN Depository Collection in the library

Hungary accessed membership to the UN on the 10th session of the organisation's General Assembly held on 14 December 1955. Around half a year later, in July 1956 the Library of the Hungarian Parliament gained the status of the Hungarian UN Depository Library after the Ministry of Foreign affairs recommended it to the responsible organs of the UN.

Published on - 2018-07-13 12:59:00
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The library at the Annual Meeting of Hungarian Librarians

The 50th Annual Meeting of Hungarian Librarians organized by the Association of Hungarian Librarians was held in Keszhely between 4-6 July. The jubilee provided the organisers and participants alike with the opportunity to remind us of the value libraries create day by day. The morning programme of the Social Sciences Section, that gave a chance to the 150-year-old Library of the Hungarian Parliament to introduce itself fitted well into the main theme of this year's gathering.

Published on - 2018-07-09 13:20:00
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Istvan Bibó in the Library of Parliament

István Bibó, an outstanding political thinker, legal scholar and irreproachable person as well as Minister of State during the Revolution of 1956, had built up a remarkable career as a librarian starting from 1950 and continuing after his years in prison. During those years he also spent a short but fruitful period of time in the Library of Parliament.

Published on - 2018-07-06 11:23:00
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The origins and build-up of the library's unique classification system - Part 2

The need to search libraries' holdings emerged as early as the 19th century. In the age of information technology it seem inconceivable that there was a viable way of browsing library catalogues by subject without computers. Library classification systems were and are usually based on a specific scientific taxonomy adjusted to the given library's scope of collection and user preferences.

Published on - 2018-06-29 09:22:00
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Keszthely welcomes Annual Meeting of Hungaraian Librarians

This year's Annual Meeting of Hungarian Librarians organized by the Association of Hungarian Librarians will be held in Keszhely between 4-6 July. It will be the 50th time library professionals gather together to discuss prevailing trends and current issues of librarianship and also to strengthen their personal relationships via leisure activities offered at the event.​ ​

Published on - 2018-06-27 15:58:00
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New arrivals in June

In this column we offer a monthly selection of recently catalogued books from the collection of the library. Below you may find our picks for June.

Published on - 2018-06-26 15:00:00
Category: Book recommendations
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