Libraries of institutions of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) conduct elucidative activities, promoting popularization of knowledge, advancemtnt of the ideas of scientists, propagation of the achievements of regional science through the creation of information resources of their own generation.
The paper presents the scientometric analysis of the information array on paleopedology from the international databases of scientific citation Web of Science (Clarivate) and Scopus (Elsevier).
Natural Language Рrocessing (NLP), defined, as the general direction of artificial intelligence and mathematical linguistics, is an important tool for understanding and processing a gigantic amount of unstructured data. Representing theoretical and practical basis for solving a large number of problems, NLP is being actively studied by scientists around the world, since it is one of the most popular areas of data science and is used in many fields of human activity.
The results of the project “Library of a new generation in creative university” within the framework of the federal project “Creative People”, carried out at the Kemerovo State Institute of Culture in the direction of “Library and information activities” in terms of software and hardware implementation, are presented.
The sociocultural aspect of modern national book publishing is associated with the changing role of the book in society. A study of the development of a children’s book in Udmurtia in 1847–2010, an analysis of its repertoire, which includes more than 3,000 bibliographic entries, showed from various aspects that in the period under review, a children’s book develops very unevenly. No one has studied the trends in the genesis of serial publications for children in Udmurtia.
The problems of book distribution are less developed in comparison with other branches of book business. In most works, book distribution was not the subject of an independent comprehensive study, but was considered in generalizing works as an element of book business, book culture, book business of a particular region in different historical periods, or its individual aspects were the subject of study.
The article is devoted to the library of the Orenburg Theological Seminary, which was lost in 1918. It was based on the books of spiritual and religious content. The purpose of the library reconstruction is to create its approximate catalog at the time of the seminary closure.
The article is devoted to the owners of Russian personal libraries in Turkestan region at the end of the 19th – the beginning the 20th centuries, the persons who made a great contribution to creating the first public library of the European type on the territory of modern Uzbekistan. The purpose of the article is to consider the personality of the Russian personal libraries’ owners in the Turkestan region in the late 19th – early 20th centuries, as well as the history of the formation of their personal book collections, thematic content and the degree of their study.
The influence of Confucian ideas on intellectual life in Russia of the XVIII century has not been studied enough and needs more detailed research. This paper is about the research of text “Description of life of Confucius, head of Chinese philosophers”. The purpose of the article is to identify the background of its creation, analyze the translation of this text and establish its connection with the ideas of the Enlightenment era.